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Integral projection models and infectious disease

Population evolutionary ecologists are increasingly turning to integral projection models to understand how changes performance (e.g., growth) influence population dynamics, but this type of modelling is rarely applied to understand host-parasite feed-backs. 260 more words

Bermuda Grass

We had a great turn out for the work day yesterday and got a lot accomplished. Thanks to everyone who dropped by.

The work day began with a demonstration by Brit about how to keep perennial grasses from invading garden spaces. 343 more words

Garden Maintenance

Tracking the march of leek moth in Ontario

Leek moth (Acrolepiopsis assectella) is an invasive pest of European and Asian origin. The first North American detection occurred near the National Capitol Region (Ottawa) in 1993.  974 more words

Pest Management

IPM is good but gets a bad rap

I love it when another writer does my job for me–defining integrated pest management in the broad scheme of agriculture and analyzing why the general public still has trouble with the concept. 41 more words


Biological pesticides are included in integrated pest management systems

In Southeast Farm Press

Biological pesticides can play a key role in a successful integrated pest management program and can be useful in increasing sustainability on the farm. 508 more words


Smart Farms Small Grants

Horticulture growers are encouraged to apply for funding through the Smart Farms Small Grants Opportunity recently launched by the Australian Government.

The Smart Farms Small Grants Opportunity is intended to support the adoption of technologies and best practices that improve the management and quality of our natural resources and increase on-farm productivity. 395 more words

Don't Kiss All Your Ash Goodbye Just Yet - Part II

In 2016, approximately 4,688 hectares of ash trees were found to be in decline or mortality due to Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis, EAB) in the province of Ontario. 648 more words