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How to tell if you have chinch bug damage

Georgia FACES is the source of the following post. Original recommendations are for Georgians, but the information contained in the article is useful for homeowners throughout the Southeast. 610 more words


The Thursday Report - July 21

Environment Canada is calling for very hot and humid weather to continue into this weekend and early next week.  There is a 40-50% chance of precipitation in southern Ontario for tomorrow, with a greater chance of showers on Monday.   1,929 more words

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New Insect Pests in Vegetable Crops: Leek Moth and Swede Midge

We have a couple of new pests in New England. Neither have yet been documented in New Hampshire, but they are both present in Vermont and we expect that they will arrive here soon, if they are not already here. 529 more words


Multiple tactics necessary for kudzu eradication

In ARS News

By Sandra Avant, Agricultural Research Service

According to a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) study, the use of combined management programs can control kudzu more quickly than individual methods in use today. 244 more words


Milkweed Menagerie

By now we all know Monarch butterflies flock to Milkweed. And if you have been caring for Milkweeds planted for the Monarchs you have noticed that a lot of other insects find these plants appealing as well. 731 more words


IPM and Organic Moving Forward Together

This article is from Northeastern IPM Insights

by Chris Gonzales and Steve Young, Northeastern IPM Center

As a discipline, agriculture has a need for resources to support research, education, Extension, and technology transfer. 453 more words


Late blight spores detected in Dufferin and Simcoe counties

The Ontario Potato Board reports that late blight spores were detected in their two spore traps in the Shelburne and Alliston areas on July 7. Late blight symptoms have not been detected, but it means that spores were present in the area. 57 more words

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