Managing Mealybugs

Managing Mealybugs

Found in warmer growing climates, mealybugs are soft-bodied, wingless insects that often appear as white cottony masses on the leaves, stems and fruit of plants, especially citrus. They feed by inserting long sucking mouthparts, called stylets, into plants and drawing...

Roundup Resistant Weeds

This was bound to happen. Weeds are becoming resistant to the popular weed killer Roundup, according to a report in The New York Times. Farmers are being  forced to spray fields with more toxic herbicides, pull weeds by hand and return to more labor-intensive methods...

Mosquito control is vital

Springtime is great. Flowers are blooming, breezes are light and the night time temperatures make you want to sleep with the windows open. The only downside I can think of are the mosquitoes. This is their breeding season and with them comes the possibility of a...