Cattle fever ticks, carriers of a blood disease that once nearly wiped out the U.S. cattle herd, has landed farther north in the Texas interior in recent months, violating a permanent tick quarantine zone established by USDA and causing the establishment of a host of temporary quarantine zones that currently affect over 500,000 acres of Texas ranch country.
West Nile virus may be deadlier than public health officials and doctors have thought, according to a new study. The virus, which like Zika is transmitted to humans mostly by mosquitoes, causes a fever and other symptoms in about one out of every five people it infects. While the majority[…]Read More »
Steward EC insecticide has a unique mode of action shown to be effective in controlling Western corn rootworm adults in field trials. At high infestation levels, adult beetles can cause damage by feeding on silks, which affects pollination and seed set. Read moreRead More »