Spray Water Quality Can Affect Pesticide Performance

Spray Water Quality Can Affect Pesticide Performance

Authored by Ethan Carter (Regional Crop IPM Agent) and Pratap Devkota (UF/IFAS Weed Specialist) Every applicator can think of an example where their pesticide (herbicide, insecticide, fungicide) provided less than desirable control. What you may not realize is that...
Operation Cleansweep for Pesticide Disposal

Operation Cleansweep for Pesticide Disposal

Operation Cleansweep is a statewide program that provides farmers, nursery operators, golf course operators and pest control services a one-time, safe and economical way to dispose of their canceled, suspended and unusable pesticides. In the aftermath of Hurricane...
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Control Using Natural Enemies

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Control Using Natural Enemies

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to attend North Carolina State’s Tomato Field Day, at the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center in Mills River, NC.  Every summer crowds flock from all over the Southeast to learn what’s new in the world of...