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When Bugs Hug

Continuing the Valentine’s week love, a republish of a lost post. Dateline: February 14, 2014
Happy Valentine’s Day 2014.  I’ll start with a disclaimer that not all insects are bugs, but all bugs are insects. 311 more words

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Flour Beetles: Pesky Pests of the Pantry

Another common pantry pest of homes are flour beetles. Flour beetles are very common in homes. They can fly in from outdoors or be brought into the home on infested products  from the grocery store. 593 more words

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All Aboard! Moving IPM Toward a Collaborative Future

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We need broad collaboration to make integrated pest management (IPM) effective in reducing crop losses and ensuring that the latest research is implemented to make sure growers have the most effective, environmentally compatible, and economically feasible tactics. 83 more words

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Nine integrated pest management projects funded through IPM Enhancement Grant program

Nine researchers will pursue new methods for fighting a variety of pest management challenges in the South, in both agricultural and urban settings. Over the next year, the Southern IPM Center will spend a total of $257,724 to address issues in the region including bed bugs in multifamily housing, soybean looper, pecan bacterial scorch, tawny crazy ant and others with its IPM Enhancement Grant. 464 more words

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Spring Nesting Season Isn’t Just for Birds

Hate pesticides?  Concerned with caterpillars devouring your plants?  Mother Nature has a natural solution that you may not be aware of.

I was opening the drive gate and next to the post where it locks when open I noticed some dead brush from Bidens alba being utilized by a mason wasp as housing for her nest.  402 more words

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IPM Strategy 6. Using Targeted Pesticide Applications

Pesticides, better described as crop protection agents because of their diversity, are one of the key elements in a modern, integrated pest management (IPM) approach to managing crop pests. 1,289 more words