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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
September 9, 2013
Biological Controls: Does Your Operation Have The Right Mindset To Make The Switch?
Growers need to be in the right mindset when it comes to using biological controls successfully. Ron Valentin of Biobest says if you’re asking these two questions about biocontrols, you’re still not ready to make the switch.