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

🕔Mar 18, 2017A 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, 2016Now 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, 2016With 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, 2016The 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, 2016Hull-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, 2016Semios, 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, 2016Navel 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, 2015Navel 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 […]

California Almonds: Increased NOW Activity a Concern

🕔Jul 24, 2015As traditional Nonpareil hullsplit treatments for navel orangeworm (NOW) have come and gone and we are hurling toward Nonpareil harvest, an update on this season’s unusual NOW observations is warranted. […]

California Pistachios: Management Considerations for NOW, Mites

🕔Jun 26, 2015The 2015 NOW population is reportedly a bit lower thus far than 2014. NOW researchers, Dr. Joel Siegel (USDA), and Brad Higbee (Paramount Farming) both continue to expand our understanding […]

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