Check out Suterra’s newest video on sprayable mating disruption! In the video, a Suterra expert explains how sprayable pheromone can be a flexible, versatile option for growers dealing with variable conditions throughout the season.
Pest management is often associated with insecticides and little else. However, a comprehensive Integrated Pest Management program tackles insects at all stages of development. Suterra’s CheckMate mating disruption products use affordable and ecologically-friendly methods to effectively stop new generations of pests from even being born.
Organic products are perceived as healthier and fetch a higher price. However, they’re also more difficult for farmers to grow, and may not actually be better for the environment. Is the organic sticker worth the effort?
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 an effective integrated pest management program.
Dr. Emily Symmes, a Suterra entomologist discusses sustainable mating disruption puffers along with IPM and biocontrol with UAV-IQ.
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 February 1st).
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.
In the Central Valley of California, depending on location, the fourth flight of California Red Scale Aonidiella aurantii in citrus would have started between the 20th and 30th of August based on degree-day accumulation.
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.
Have you seen the latest video produced by the Lodi Winegrape Commission? It features various Vine Mealybug biocontrol measures in California vineyards.