Eretmocerus eremicus adult

December 2, 2013

4 Beneficial Insects And Fungi You Need To Know For Greenhouse Whitefly Control

Whitefly is a perennial problem in greenhouses everywhere, but biological control is an increasingly popular tool for greenhouse growers to manage these pests.

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Tom Costamagna

December 2, 2013

The Future Of Pest Control Is Traditional Chemistry, Biocontrols, Structures And More

Tom Costamagna is a progressive proponent of new crop protection techniques at the grower level, and he has the experience to back it up. We asked for his take on the future of greenhouse crop protection.

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Nemasys And Millenium Beneficial Nematodes from BASFm_Nematodes

November 19, 2013

Biocontrol Products For The Greenhouse

Whether you’re new to biocontrols or have an established program, finding new tools is important. Check out these latest bicontrol products available for your crop.

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Delphastus pusillus

November 19, 2013

5 Mistakes You May Be Making With Biocontrols

Starting a biocontrols program is a learning process and if there’s one thing for sure, it’s that you will make some mistakes. Here are five mistakes many growers encounter when they start with biocontrols.

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Encarsia formosa

November 19, 2013

Biocontrol And Pesticide Compatibility Resources

There are a number of resources readily available on the web to help you find compatible pesticides for your biocontrol program.

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Steinernema carpocapsae

November 19, 2013

4 Keys To Biocontrol Success

Biocontrol use in greenhouse pest control is increasing as more growers understand the differences from traditional chemicals and unique requirements for the best results. Here are four keys to keep in mind when implementing a biocontrol program in your greenhouse.

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Aphidoletes aphidomyza biting an aphid on the leg.

November 19, 2013

4 Beneficial Insects You Need To Know For Greenhouse Aphid Control

Aphids are perennial problems in greenhouses everywhere, but biological control is an increasingly popular tool for greenhouse growers to manage these pests.

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November 15, 2013

The Centennial Edition Crop Protection Handbook Is A Reliable Reference

The 2014 Edition of the MeisterPro Crop Protection Handbook is the largest and most comprehensive in its long history of providing comparisons of products and cross-referencing brand names to active ingredients.

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November 5, 2013

Integrated Pest Management Webinars Now Available On-Demand

MSU Extension is now offering Integrated Pest Management Academy Online, a series of online prerecorded webinars. Commercial and private core pesticide recertification credits are available for Michigan applicators.

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Two-spotted spider mite infestation on rose bud

November 4, 2013

Advice For Successful Mite Management

Use these tips to achieve successful mite control, whether using traditional controls or predatory mites.

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November 4, 2013

Prevent Migration Of Pests Into The Greenhouse With Weed Prevention

When a greenhouse grower applies a systemic insecticide to control whitefly with no effect, Ray Cloyd suggests that weeds around the greenhouse may be the problem. In this episode of FloriCAST, check out ways to prevent insects from migrating into greenhouses.

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