Join us for the next Women In Ag Mixer!! March 1st from 5 – 7 pm at Yolanda’s Mexican Grill in Camarillo – Click here for the event flier
A wide range of insects, fungi, bacteria and viruses find their way into local fields, greenhouses and orchards; some can destroy a farm’s productivity and profitability nearly overnight.
To fight back, growers employ a wide range of strategies. These include the application of chemical pesticides and fumigants, as well as naturally occurring minerals, oils and other relatively benign materials that suppress pests and diseases. Many growers also rely on the release of beneficial insects that prey on harmful insects.