California council schedules June MRL workshop

By |March 10th, 2016|

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The California Specialty Crops Council will hold its 2016 MRL Harmonization Workshop June 1-2 in San Francisco.

The interactive seminar based

Pear mites developing resistance to chemicals

By |March 9th, 2016|

Growers may be forced to take different steps to control pests as resistance buildup continues.

Washington growers can dispose of unwanted pesticides in May events

By |March 8th, 2016|

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The Washington State Department of Agriculture has schedule two events for growers to dispose of unwanted pesticides.

Here’s the announcement:
Currently, the

Danger from SWD?

By |March 7th, 2016|

Researchers are concerned that rising spotted wing drosophila numbers could cause problems for sweet cherries.

Seeking better control for codling moth

By |March 4th, 2016|

Researchers are getting a head start on keeping codling moth resistance traits to insecticides in check.

MSU: How to winterize your sprayer

By |November 18th, 2015|

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Michigan State University Extension offers helpful advice on winterizing a sprayer.

Here are the tips:

Rinse the sprayer of all pesticide residue,

EPA moving to revoke tolerances for insecticide chlorpyrifos

By |November 4th, 2015|

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The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking comments on a proposal to revoke all tolerances for the insecticide chlorpyrifos.

Chlorpyrifos is an

Results rise with adjuvants

By |August 27th, 2015|

Bread yeast shows potential for improving pesticide performance.

Safe product repels drosophila

By |August 17th, 2015|

Butyl anthranilate also deters egg laying by spotted wing drosophila flies.

Ecofarm raises food awareness

By |August 7th, 2015|

People want to know where their food comes from and how it’s grown, says Washington grower Jim Baird.

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