USDA-NASS estimates a three-billion-pound almond crop this year, with the nut set so heavy that many trees are even breaking scaffolds. The size of this year’s crop will likely translate […]
Recruiting Ants to Fight Weeds on the Farm Jan 3, 2019
Harvester ants that eat weed seeds on the soil’s surface can help farmers manage weeds on their farms, according to an international team of researchers, who found that tilling less […]
This year has been a challenging year to conduct any winter cultural practices due to constant rainstorms and flood situations. These are the pests currently active in orchards.
Water-storing crystals known as hydrogels can effectively deliver pesticide bait to invasive Argentine ants, quickly decimating a colony, a Purdue University study finds. Pesticide sprays and baits are common tactics […]