There are hundreds of species of grasshoppers in North America, but only a few cause damage to crops and rangeland. Some of the species that cause damage are the clear-winged, the migratory, the two-striped, the packard, the differential, and the red legged grasshoppers.
Eco Bran is a grasshopper control product that uses wheat bran infused with carbaryl. We have reduced the percentage of chemical used in liquid applications by amounts up to 98% by weight.
An environmentally responsible grasshopper control that is a non-contact product and it must be ingested. This greatly reduces the eradication of non-chewing insects and birds.
Eco Bran can also be used for the control of Locusts and Mormon crickets.
Peacock Industries, a company situated 30 minutes north of Saskatoon, SK Canada was started in 1985 with a product called Hopper Stopper and found immediate success due to a high infestation of grasshoppers. In 1994, Peacock Industries decided to reformulate Hopper Stopper and changed the active ingredient to carbaryl. That year we completed PMRA registration for the product Eco Bran in Canada. Two years later we completed EPA registration in the United States for Eco Bran. In 2002, Peacock Industries purchased the "De-Bug" label and manufacturing plant from Van Diest Supply Co in McCook, Nebraska.