Pest Control

USDA to Start Pilot Program for Bioproducts

The USDA is accepting applications for a new pilot program supporting the development of biobased products, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announce... more »

OHP Names New VP, Adds Technical Manager

OHP Inc., an American Vanguard Co., has promoted Ron Ostrander to vice president of commercial operations, and added Sam Drahn as technical manager. ... more »

Griffin Tech Specialist Earns Pest Control Advisor License in California

Griffin is pleased to announce the addition of a California Agricultural Pest Control Adviser (PCA) on staff. Erica Hernandez, CEA GGSPro Technical S... more »

close-up of aphids

Dr. Bugs: Managing Aphid Populations

Answer: Aphids are major insect pests of greenhouse-grown horticultural crops such as vegetables and ornamentals. Species encountered in greenhouses i... more »

Insidious Flower Bug

Question: Could you please provide information on the predatory bug, insidious flower bug? Answer: Insidious flower bug, Orius insidiosus, adults a... more »

Effect of Product Handling and Distribution on Biologicals’ Success

Quality assessment of purchased biological control agents is important when implementing a biological control program. Before release into greenhouse ... more »