Chafer Here we are in 2020 and I’m running through the data from last years Syngenta PestTracker data and comparing it to this years. To date, sightings are pretty much the same as last year. Below are the results form last year, 2019 And here are the results so far for 2020, Cockchafer, Garden Chafer… Read More Acelepryn application advice 2020 – Chafer
NEWS: Wednesday 10th June 4pm GMT – Live Acelepryn Q and A Webinar with Henry Bechelet from ICL and me answering your questions – register here. The Emergency Authorisation for Acelepryn in 2020 has been granted only for Chafers and whilst we are waiting for the second authorisation to be approved by the EPC I… Read More Acelepryn Emergency Authorisation 2020
Great Question from Jonathan on twitter today. The timing of Acelepryn is key to getting success out of the product but with the Emergency Authorisation deadline looming!. I’ve put a quick 4 minute video to try and explain best practice. Ok so here goes: Key to success is to maximise the period of exposure of… Read More Acelepryn timing – A Great Question
September 2019. We are now entering the beginning of the big Cranefly hatch season. The last two weeks have seen the Cranefly sightings beginning to increase. During the summer months we saw a slow trickle of sightings on the Syngenta Pest Tracker but I feel we are now entering the beginning of the big hatch… Read More It’s starting – the Cranefly Hatch Season
It’s highly likely that you’re sat on your Acelepryn right now looking for the late summer Cranefly hatch. Improving your application of this product will help you get the very best out of this product and we’ve put together a number of tips to help you with that. Apply preventatively – our studies show that… Read More Acelepryn – Turf Application Advice 2020 update
The Emergency Authorisation for the use of the Syngenta insecticide, Acelepryn, for the control of chafer grubs and leatherjacket was reapproved for the 2019 season. Get the most from every application of Acelepryn – find out how here. Leatherjackets can cause damage to turf through extensive feeding on roots, which can be severe in localised… Read More Acelepryn Emergency Authorisation 2019
If you’d asked me two years ago when I saw the annual swarm of Cranefly I’d have said “August”. Ask me that same question now and I’ll give you a much longer, complex (and probably much duller) answer than that! Talking to many Turf Managers, I think as an industry we’re a little caught up… Read More Cranefly swarms. But when?
I’ve spent the last couple of days at Goring and Streatley golf club filming for a piece we’re putting together about application techniques. (watch this space – I may get my first BAFTA for this one!) It was great to spend a couple of days on a golf course (although my rose tinted spectacles were… Read More Application Advice – Acelepryn Insecticide
You’ll remember that most sightings of our winged friends, chafer grubs have been around the South of England, as the heat map below shows. This week we have had a few sightings of Welsh Chafer logged on the Syngenta PestTracker around the Colchester and Cambridge area. This isn’t a significant shift in area but could… Read More Chafers – A slow shift to Northern hatching?
One of the questions I’m getting regularly asked at the moment is “I haven’t seen any chafers yet this year, should I still apply Acelepryn and if so when should I apply it?” The sightings for chafers on the Syngenta PestTracker have now slowed down and I would expect all chafers now to be fully… Read More Acelepryn – When to Apply