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Progress on Navel Orangeworm Sterile Insect Technique Research

Most tree nut growers have heard about the sterile insect technique research underway to combat Navel Orangeworm, the number one pest threat to almond and pistachio growers.  But what is the progress on this program and how soon can we expect to see these sterile insects released on a large scale to support California growers?  Watch this brief interview with …

FREE Webinar: Improve NOW Management with Biologicals

Navel orangeworm is the leading pest in almonds and can cost anywhere from $158.75 per acre to $1,700 per acre in damage depending on the severity of infestation. Almond growers need a variety of tools and best practices to effectively manage this destructive pest.  Speakers in this webinar, produced by Marrone Bio Innovations in partnership with Malcolm Media Ag Publishing …

Navel Orangeworm Host Preferences & Need for Collaborative Control

Some may think Navel Orangeworm is just a pest of almonds and pistachios, but there are other crops it thrives off of as well. Watch this brief interview with Bob Klein from the California Pistachio Research Board as he shares his insights on preferred overwintering hosts for this pest as well as in-season comparisons.  It’s going to take a unified …

Are Tree Nut Growers Doing Their Part to Manage Navel Orangeworm?

Winter sanitation, mating disruption and proper pesticide application — all critical strategies in managing the number one pest of tree nuts: Navel Orangeworm. No one wants this pest on their farms, but are growers really doing their due diligence in managing this pest with tools that are now widely available to the industry?  Watch this interview with Bob Klein from …

Keeping Up with the Evolving Navel Orangeworm Pest Pressure

So how bad can Navel Orangeworm damage get in our tree nut orchards? Hopefully we won’t have to find out this season, as growers are equipped with more tools and practices to control the pest. Watch this brief interview with Research Entomologist Joel Siegel as he shares some evolving trends in pest pressure across the state, and read more about …

Semios PCA & Grower NOW Management Workshop – Bakersfield

An in-depth review of navel orangeworm management best practices by Semios AND UC Research Specialists. RECEIVE 2.0 CE CREDITS – Pending DPR approval Join us in January with Semios Entomologist, Jordan Hazell & UC Research Specialists for the latest research in NOW management. Topics include: Integrated Approach to Navel Orangeworm Management Jhalendra Rijal – UC San Joaquin & Merced Counties UC Field Trials on …

Semios PCA & Grower NOW Management Workshop – Madera

An in-depth review of navel orangeworm management best practices by Semios AND UC Research Specialists. RECEIVE 2.0 CE CREDITS – Pending DPR approval Join us in January with Semios Entomologist, Jordan Hazell & UC Research Specialists for the latest research in NOW management. Topics include: Integrated Approach to Navel Orangeworm Management Jhalendra Rijal – UC San Joaquin & Merced Counties UC Field Trials on …

Semios PCA & Grower NOW Management Workshop – Modesto

An in-depth review of navel orangeworm management best practices by Semios AND UC Research Specialists. RECEIVE 2.0 CE CREDITS – Pending DPR approval Join us in January with Semios Entomologist, Jordan Hazell & UC Research Specialists for the latest research in NOW management. Topics include: Integrated Approach to Navel Orangeworm Management Jhalendra Rijal – UC San Joaquin & Merced Counties UC Field Trials on …

Federal Government Invests $6 Million to Combat Formidable Tree Nut Pest

California tree nut growers received a ‘holiday gift’ from the Federal Government last week — to the sum of $6 Million in appropriation funds to combat the formidable pest of the tree nut industry, Navel Orangeworm.  Watch this brief video with the Executive Director of American Pistachio Growers Richard Matoian for more details. Please thank our sponsor Duarte Nursery for their industry …

Economic & Pest Damage Year in Review for California Pistachios

  What kinds of damage/losses did California pistachio growers incur this year? How was Navel Orangeworm, the industry’s most formidable pest? How about the international trade war? Can pistachios growers still get trade mitigation funding? Watch this brief video with American Pistachio Growers’ Executive Director Richard Matoian and read more about in Pacific Nut Producer Magazine. Please thank our sponsor Duarte …

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