California Almonds: Pests to Be Watching for Right Now Mar 23, 2017

🕔Mar 23, 2017
This year has been a challenging year to conduct any winter cultural practices due to constant rainstorms and flood situations. These are the pests currently active in orchards.

California: NOW Monitoring and Mating Disruption Meeting, Escalon, March 22 Mar 20, 2017

🕔Mar 20, 2017
The University of California will be hosting a short pest management meeting on Wednesday morning, March 22, from 8:30 am to 10:30 am in Escalon. The meeting will discuss monitoring […]

California Almonds, Walnuts: NOW Event Set For March 22 Near Escalon Mar 18, 2017

🕔Mar 18, 2017
A tailgate meeting covering navel orangeworm monitoring and mating disruption has been set for Wednesday, March 22, near Escalon. The 2-hour session starts at 8:30 a.m. The location is 3.6 […]

California Walnuts: 4 Considerations For NOW Management In 2017 Dec 30, 2016

🕔Dec 30, 2016
Now that the 2016 season has come and gone, it is a good time to reflect on pest management issues and use information learned to improve our IPM program in […]

California Almonds: NOW Control Workshop, Parlier, Nov. 14 Nov 3, 2016

🕔Nov 3, 2016
With the growing use of sticky traps baited with navel orangeworm (NOW) pheromones comes the need to understand just how to use the data collected from these traps in planning […]

California: Pistachio Industry Targets Navel Orangeworm with Sterile Moths Jul 19, 2016

🕔Jul 19, 2016
The pistachio industry is funding an effort to control navel orangeworm with sterile moths reared at a USDA facility in Phoenix, reported Annika Cline onKJZZ’s The Show. The same approach was used in […]

California Almonds: Airblast vs. Electrostatic Rigs – Is there a Difference? Jul 6, 2016

🕔Jul 6, 2016
Hull-split sprays have began across the southern valley. These sprays are made to protect the crop from the infestation by Navel Orangeworm.

California Almonds: NOW Control – Semios Receives Approval for Aerosol Pheromone Mar 2, 2016

🕔Mar 2, 2016
Semios, a provider of real-time agricultural information and precision pest management tools, has received EPA approval and California Department of Pest Regulation (DPR) approval for a new aerosol pheromone biopesticide […]

California: NOW Control In Walnuts Matters, Too Jan 8, 2016

🕔Jan 8, 2016
Navel orangeworm (NOW) populations were high in 2015 and a fourth generation was observed in many locations. This means high potential for carry-over populations in orchards heading in to the […]

California: Winter Sanitation for Navel Orangeworm Management Dec 22, 2015

🕔Dec 22, 2015
Navel Orangeworm (NOW) is a primary pest of almonds, pistachios, and walnuts, with other significant crops hosts such as fig, citrus, pomegranates. This pest was first introduced in southern California […]

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