Suterra today announced the launch of CheckMate Puffer NOW Ace, a new aerosol pheromone formulation for season-long Navel Orangeworm (NOW) control in almonds, pistachios, walnuts, figs and other crops where […]
Navel orangeworm (NOW) is the most serious insect pest for California almonds as it causes both direct damage to the nuts as well as abetting growth of a serious food […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Hull-split sprays have began across the southern valley. These sprays are made to protect the crop from the infestation by Navel Orangeworm.
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
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 Almonds: Managing NOW in 2015 Apr 15, 2015
NOW management in the Sacramento Valley relies heavily on sanitation, early and rapid harvest, and hull split treatments when necessary to protect the new crop. Proper execution of these practices […]