Conventional Soil Management Draws European Corn Borer Toward Bt Corn
A study on European corn borer in conventional and organic growing systems finds an "unintentional attract-and-kill" mechanism whereby borers are attracted to corn in conventionally managed fields but then fall victim to Bt corn there.
Extension Unplugged: Communicating Entomology to Amish and Mennonite Communities in Pennsylvania
While members of Pennsylvania's Plain Communities eschew many modern technologies, they are eager to learn how to adapt today's entomological know-how to their own agricultural practices—and extension agents at Penn State University are happy to help.
Managing Pests in Organic Greenhouses
While a greenhouse structure affords growers pest control options that are not available for field crops, such as physical exclusion, it can also create challenges.
Yellowmargined Leaf Beetle: New Guide Offers Pest Management Tips for Organic Growers
In recent years, the demand for organic foods by the consuming public has exploded. Organic food sales surpassed $35 billion in the United States in 2014, up from an estimated […]