Japanese Beetle (Popillia japonica) adults are starting to take flight in southern Ontario. They have been spotted in Hamilton and Niagara this week. Read on for an updated post on WHAT and WHEN to spray for JB to meet certification requirements if you ship product outside Ontario.
With spring crops behind us and summer approaching, most of you are probably concentrating on the Big 3: thrips, aphids and whitefly. But recent alerts put out by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), bring a new emphasis to caterpillar control. Read on to understand what’s happening, how to control occasional pests like cabbage looper, and avoid potential issues at the border.