Tag: insects


Insects Invade Broccoli and Cabbage – 2020 Prevention Guide

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Insects chew or suck their way onto vegetables and diminish their aesthetic value. This is a no-no for growers who rely on unblemished produce and market …


Insects and Apples – 2020 Guide

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Each year, insects continue to challenge apple growers in western North Carolina. Marvin Owings, Extension director of the Henderson County Center, North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, …


Pest Control Phoenix, Arizona

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Arizona is a second home to me, and my yard is a garden paradise. We have fruit trees that are full of lemons, oranges, and limes …


Taking Care of TROUBLE

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When greenhouses are empty, there is an opportunity to thoroughly eliminate weeds to reduce problems for the next crop cycle. Weeds are a persistent problem, needing …


Battling Pigweed

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The rise of an herbicide-resistant weed Pigweed, Amaranthus, is a broad-leaf annual that is fast becoming a major problem for vegetable and fruit growers. The plant is reproduced …


Insects in Apple Orchards

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Most people wouldn’t argue apples taste good. They can be sweet or tart, red or green, large or small. According to health experts, they are good for …


Insects in Sweet Corn

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Sweet corn is probably one of the most sought-after commercial and home-grown vegetables in the garden. So, to make a sale, growers must keep them free …

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3 Tomato Insects to Watch Out For

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If insects were our friends, they’d still be our enemies – if they prey on our fresh tomatoes. To keep those tomatoes juicy and ripe on …

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3 Corn Insects to Watch Out For

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Like humans, insects love to feed on corn. As a result, if consumers want to continue enjoying this sweet treat, they must rely on growers to …