John DeCarli, Pest Control Advisor, in Salinas, California discusses how the BioRational Approach helps take stress out of his life.
Despite higher than normal worm pressure this season both Consultant Mark Verbeck and Grower Justin Hood feel the battle against worms has been won.
At Brandt Farms near Reedley, California, Wayne Brandt is busy protecting his peaches from any chance of a constant bug hatch.
While most of the country is still shaking off the effects of winter, down in Central Florida it is perfect weather for Dean Bruschi’s pick your own customers
When consultant Bert James was told to simply spray more of the same chemical to control pyrethroid-resistant insects, he began to look for a better way to protect the soybean crop. He and others in North Carolina found it with a tank mix that offers 100
With the heavy insect pressures of the Southeastern US, Florida growers and researchers depend on Bt as a primary means of control.
In North Carolina, consultants and dealers have found a way to overcome resistant bugs with a killer tank mix that’s also easy on beneficials. Some growers have seen an improvement of 10 to 15 bushels per acre with this integrated approach.