Dr. Emily Symmes, A Suterra entomologist discusses sustainable mating disruption puffers along with IPM and biocontrol with UAV-IQ.
Degree-days are an incredibly helpful tool for monitoring pests and subsequently timing sprays and other pest management techniques. Learn more about how degree-days can help you from Sara Goldman, Suterra Technical Support Manager.
The MyAgLife podcast recently conducted an interview with Suterra’s Senior Manager of Technical Field Services, Dr. Emily Symmes. In the interview, Symmes discusses why natural enemies are important, and how to get the most out of them in your orchards.
Oriental fruit moth is a common and potentially damaging pest in peach orchards. Monitoring for this insect on your farm is a critical component of your integrated pest management program and will also help ensure that your program meets regulatory criteria for export markets.
As March approaches, traps to monitor the first codling moth flight will soon be placed in walnut orchards. Below are some reminders of best practices for monitoring and managing this pest.
Codling moth traps will soon be hung in apple orchards in the Pacific Northwest. Now is a great time to refresh your knowledge on how to look out for this pest.
With spring approaching, the citrus industry in California will soon begin monitoring for California Red Scale. Now is a great time to review best practices for monitoring the pest.
L’Albufera National Park, a nature reserve located on the Gulf of Valencia Spain, has seen its bird populations decline from years of conventional pesticides application to combat the spread of invasive Asiatic rice borer moths. Today through the use of modern mating disruption practices, the birds are returning.