BASF has announced that its Nealta miticide – which provides mite control at all life stages - has received full, unconditional registration from the Environmental Protection Agency.
Nealta is labeled for use on almonds, pistachios, grapes, strawberries, apples, and pears.
The product provides growers with a miticide which can be used as part of an effective integrated pest management program.
Nealta has a unique site of action not found in any other miticide in the U.S....More
While recently checking out the latest news on the CNN.com website, a video link caught my eye with the title “5 Foods You Should Never Eat.”
After three and a half decades of experience in agricultural journalism field, I figured the video was likely tied in some way to slamming pesticide use in agriculture....More
How vital are honeybees to U.S. agriculture? Every year, some $20 billion to $30 billion of U.S. production is dependent on pollination. Seventy percent of the crops Americans rely on for food are pollinated mainly by honeybees....More
Multi-state and institution research efforts funded by the USDA grant hope to uncover multiple ways to prevent the Asian citrus psyllid - less than one-tenth-inch long in size – from transferring bacteria from an infected tree to a non-infected tree....More