Critter Control: Pests in Blueberries – 2022 Guide

A healthy plant possibly means fewer insects Like most anywhere in the USA, fruits, and vegetables are grown in the Danville, Virginia, area, and occasionally, growers will inquire about growth problems to local Extension agent Stuart Sutphin. However, when it comes to blueberries, the silence is deafening. “I know people around here raise blueberries,” he said, … Read more

Best Bug Bait, a Pest Management Product 2022

Best Bug Bait is a green solution to indoor insect problems, including roaches, ants, silverfish, fruit flies, water bugs, crickets, moths, and more. Embedded into a bottle cap, the product has a glue dot on the back to stick it anywhere. The insect then eats the product and will cause it to dehydrate. After a long … Read more

Revamped Integrated Pest Management

Pest Management

In recent decades integrated pest management (IPM) has gone from being essentially an exotic idea about how to address plant, animal, fungal and a range of other pests capable of crippling production, to being a term bandied about in the growing community almost daily. Widely accepted today as the most appropriate response to the problem … Read more