Suterra Blog: California (2)

Refresh on Almond Harvest Damage Sample Evaluation Techniques

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Refresh on Almond Harvest Damage Sample Evaluation Techniques

Almond harvest is well underway in California, and with it, the time for assessing the extent of damage by navel orangeworm (NOW) and other pests and pathogens arrives. Guidelines..

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California Growers Encouraged to Overwinter Puffers after 2021 Harvest

In previous years, Suterra’s Clean Orchard Promise™ program required the return of used Puffers® at the end of the growing season. With the launch of the new Puffer in California..

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Suterra Aids in Lodi Vine Mealybug Biocontrol Demonstration

Suterra’s products were recently used in a collaborative IPM demonstration funded by Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE). Throughout the past two years, growers..

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2020 Wildfires scorched California vineyards- but growers can rise from the ashes

2020 was a difficult year for people of all vocations. Unfortunately, California wine growers faced unique stressors last year. They not only had to deal with the economic fallout..

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The Effort to Battle Vine Mealybug in Lodi, California

At LangeTwins Family Winery and Vineyards, a combination of pesticides, community collaboration, and Suterra’s pheromone mating disruption products provide an integrated pest..

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The Rise of Sustainable Certifications

Sonoma County Winegrowers made buzz in 2020 with their Climate Adaptation Certification program, a flagship program that uses local solutions to reduce greenhouse emissions in..

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Vine Mealybug Monitoring in California Vineyards

Temperatures are heating up, and wine growers should keep an eye out for vine mealybug outbreaks in their vineyards.  Monitoring is a critical aspect for developing and executing..

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Reducing NOW In-Season: Adding Pheromones to Your Spray Program Reduces Damage

Until recently, Navel Orangeworm IPM lacked a mating disruption option that could be applied reactively based on in-season conditions. CheckMate® NOW-F, the first sprayable..

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Citrus Growers See First Flight of California Red Scale

You may have observed small numbers of California Red Scale males in pheromone traps ahead of the first flight ( defined as two consecutive weeks of increasing capture after..

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Monitor for Oriental Fruit Moth with Suterra's Traps and Lures

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..

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