Pacific Coast Business Times profiles Brett Chandler as on of the “Who’s Who in Agriculture. Read Full Article
In this print and online article, the Pacific Coast Business Times profiles Brett Chandler as on of the “Who’s Who in Agriculture and Viticulture. Read Full Article
“The answer to a multibillion-dollar question now emerging in the vineyards of California might lie in a series of modest buildings on the edge of Santa Paula…”
In this print and online article, the Pacific Coast Business Times profiles Associates Insectary’s move into vine mealybug destroyer production. After decades of supplying beneficial insects that help protect Ventura County’s citrus and avocado crops, Santa Paula-based Associates Insectary is now launching a wasp to help protect California’s grapevines. Read Full Article
In this profile and video, the VC Star investigates how agriculture has shaped the county’s landscape and anchored its economy for more than a century. Be sure to view the video entitled “Bug Farm” on the right side of the page to experience an insider’s look at Associates Insectary.
Grower Owned Insectary Raises Beneficial Insects The Associates Insectary co-op mixes the use of beneficial insects into its overall pest-control services for its farm members… Read Full Article
Santa Paula’s oldest natural pesticide company will blend the latest technology at the Ventura County Fair when Associates Insectary stages a presentation that can be viewed on the Internet. Read Full Article
Predator’s Paradise: Breeding predators and prey yields powerful biocontrol. Associates’ rearing buildings are teeming with a rogues gallery of predators and parasites: mealybug-eating lady beetles, predatory mites and snails, and tiny parasitic wasps… Read Full Article