RKE Technical Bulletin – January 2023

Introduction to Pheromones The insect world is very diverse with around 900,000 different kinds of living insects. This representation approximates 80 percent of the world’s species. While humans can communicate by talking, insects need to communicate through the use of pheromones. Pheromones are chemicals used by insects and other animals to communicate between each other. […]

RKE Technical Bulletin – December 2022

Introduction to National Organic Program Compliant Pesticides The National Organic Program (NOP) is a USDA program. The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) role is to assist USDA by assuring that USDA’s policies are implemented with regard to organic claims made by registered pesticide products. Pesticides are regulated by the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). FIFRA […]