For Farmers

The links below will take you to NCAP webpages with additional information for farmers. NCAP grants permission to print out and distribute this information. You may distribute as many copies as you want, but they must be free to recipients.

MANAGING PESTS & WEEDS ON THE FARM

BIOLOGICAL CONTROL (VIDEO)

Shows Oregon nurseries effectively fighting common insect pests with natural enemies, plus additional resources on biological control.

Organic Hazelnut Video

FILBERT MOTH MANAGEMENT (VIDEO)

Though 99% of U.S. hazelnuts are grown in Oregon, only 1% of these are grown organically. Oregon Organic Hazelnuts, aims to change that.

Biological Control Video

IPM GUIDE FOR NORTHWEST GROWERS (VIDEO)

An overview of several “small hammers”–rather than the “big hammer” of a pesticide–for growers seeking to use alternative methods. 

Spotted Wing Drosophila Video

MUMMY BERRY MANAGEMENT (GUIDE)

NCAP partnered with Oregon State University to research organic techniques to manage mummy berry disease of blueberries. 

Mummy Berry Management Video

ALL-SEASONS APPROACH TO SPOTTED WING DROSOPHILA (VIDEO)

Dr. Amy J. Dreves from Oregon State University shares how to implement effective SWD management.

Spotted Wing Drosophila Video

 

IMPROVING HABITAT FOR WILDLIFE

WATER IS THE CONNECTION (GUIDE)

Shows why salmon are at risk from pesticides in the Willamette Valley, alternatives for weed, insect and disease management, and best practices for keeping pesticides out of water.

Water is the Connection Guide

HEALTHY HABITAT POLLINATOR SERIES (VIDEO)

Three videos show the process of improving ecosystem health by creating habitat for pollinators and beneficial insects, showcasing successful habitat on farms and other spaces. 

Healthy Habitat Pollinator Video Series

ESTABLISHING POLLINATOR & BENEFICIAL INSECT HABITAT (GUIDE)

How to install on-farm habitat for beneficial insects in Idaho. Focuses on how to incorporate native wildflowers and grasses in the form of hedgerows, beetle banks, and large seeded areas.

Pollinator & Beneficial Insect Habitat Guide

IDAHO POLLINATOR HABITAT ASSESSMENT (GUIDE)

Tools for teaching conservation planners and landowners, prioritizing conservation actions, and quantifying habitat or land management improvements on a single site.

Idaho Pollinator Habitat Assessment Guide

 


GENERAL PEST & WEED INFORMATION

COMMON PESTS

Various resources with information on a range of common pests from slugs to voles, and how to manage them effectively without using toxic pesticides.

COMMON WEEDS

Wide variety of resources on handling common weeds with innovative alternatives to pesticides, from powdery mildew to noxious weeds.

PESTICIDE FACTSHEETS

Detailed information on many commonly used pesticides, including toxicity, health effects and environmental impacts.

 

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