Tips for Successful Pest Control [From an IPM Professional]

Posted by Meredith Pratt on June 26, 2015

 

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Topics: Pest Management

Control of Basil Downy Mildew

Posted by Amy Storey on March 10, 2015

 

Haydn Christensen at Bayberry Fresh Grows a lush basil crop in his ZipGrow towers above.
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Topics: Pest Management

Controlling Powdery Mildew

Posted by Amy Storey on January 12, 2015

The Do's and Don'ts of Controlling Powdery Mildew

From leaf spot to blight, there are some destructive diseases out there.

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Topics: Pest Management

The Top 4 Greenhouse Pests and How to Control Them

Posted by Amy Storey on September 30, 2014

Greenhouse Pests: The Top 4 Most Common Culprits

When it comes to greenhouse pests, the list goes on and on.

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Topics: Pest Management

Mechanical Pest Controls

Posted by Amy Storey on June 8, 2014

What are mechanical pest controls?

Another element of IPM, mechanical pest control includes any physical or hands-on control methods. Mechanical control is most valuable when you have acute pest problems- when pests are abundant enough that you can quickly remove or kill a large number.

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Topics: Pest Management

Biological Pest Control

Posted by Amy Storey on June 2, 2014

 

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Topics: Pest Management

Cultural Pest Controls

Posted by Amy Storey on May 20, 2014

Whether you keep a modest garden or manage a full greenhouse, pest control is probably one of your most time-consuming tasks. You can save time and keep your crops healthy by using a good IPM (integrated pest management) strategy. As part of an IPM strategy, you'll want to use some cultural controls.

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Topics: Pest Management

IPM: Integrated Pest Management

Posted by Amy Storey on May 16, 2014

Managing Pests: Integrated Strategies for Success

Say you have a pest problem. If you grow anything, even a few potted plants, you are sure to have pests... but is it a problem? How many bugs are too many? Another way to ask this question is, "What's is my action threshold?

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Topics: Pest Management

Pesticides for Aquaponics

Posted by Nate Storey on July 22, 2013

Pesticides in aquaponic systems

The use of pesticides in aquaponics is a very touchy subject, and we've seen both the good and bad side of pesticide use in aquaponic systems.

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Topics: Pest Management, Aquaponics

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