Pest Management

Small farms conference to be held in February

By |January 15th, 2015|

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U.S. Representative Dan Newhouse will headline a single-day conference focusing on small farm and ranch issues in Yakima, Washington, on

Managing pests in wine grapes

By |January 5th, 2015|

Report contains wealth of information about pesticides.

$10 million RosBREED 2 grant

By |January 2nd, 2015|

Plant pathologists will work with breeders to develop disease-resistant varieties.

Use winter weeds to improve soil

By |December 16th, 2014|

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Winter weeds are a cheap way of improving and adding organic matter to soil. It is costly and difficult to

Online DAS aids with pest decisions

By |December 11th, 2014|

Fees will allow WSU’s Internet-based Decision Aid System to introduce new, cool features.

Full meal deal

By |December 9th, 2014|

Seed meal may be more expensive than fumigation, but it has additional benefits.

New replant disease treatment

By |December 9th, 2014|

Seed meal treatments outperform fumigation.

Sensors help classify insects

By |November 21st, 2014|

New research holds promise for growers.

Remote pest managment with automated traps

By |November 20th, 2014|

With an electronic trap and wireless network, growers can spend less time scouting in the orchard.

New EPA program focuses on pesticide drift reduction

By |November 16th, 2014|

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The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a voluntary Drift Reduction Technology (DRT) program to encourage the use of safer pesticide

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