Category Archives: Insect Management

Assessing the value and pest management window provided by neonicotinoid seed treatments…

Available at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ps.4602/epdf Assessing the value and pest management window provided by neonicotinoid seed treatments for management of soybean aphid (Aphis glycines Matsumura) in the Upper Midwestern United States by Christian H Krupke,Adam M Alford, Eileen M Cullen, Erin W … Continue reading

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Bed Bugs in Chicago expert webinar serious announced

To register http://midwestpesticideaction.org/beating-back-bed-bugs-workshop/

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Infographic helps with estimating defoliation in soybeans

This  infographic was developed by Justin McMechan  on estimating defoliation in soybeans. McMechan is an entomologist in the Crop Protection and Cropping Systems department at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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New Citizen Science Mosquito Habitat Mapping Tool Announced

NASA and Global Observer has teamed together to produce an APP for the public to map mosquito sites. Links to information are below. https://observer.globe.gov/about/get-the-app https://observer.globe.gov/news-events/news/-/blogs/25208793?r_p_id=user_blog&curPage=1&curDelta=5 https://www.nasa.gov/feature/nasa-citizen-science-app-tackles-mosquito-borne-disease https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/blogs/earthmatters/2017/06/28/time-to-hunt-some-blood-sucking-bugs/?src=eoa-blogs  

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Wisconsin pallet maker fined for environmental fraud

From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg Russel Wetenkamp, site manager for Timber Creek Resource in Wisconsin, pled guilty and was sentenced in the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Wisconsin to criminal violations related to the Plant … Continue reading

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Trainings set at Texas’s IPM Experience House

From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg From Insects in the City by Michael Merchant, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Are you looking for pest control training using a practical approach? Do you have a new employee that you’d like … Continue reading

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Bed bug workshop in Chicago

Note: address was wrong in previous post Pest Control Workshop in Englewood Bed Bugs in Chicago, a comprehensive overview of the bed bug problem and Chicago’s bed bug ordinance, is being presented by Midwest Pesticide Action Center next week on … Continue reading

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(APHIS) announces dates of the fiscal year (FY) 2018 suggestion period to implement Plant Pest and Disease Management and Disaster Prevention Programs

The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced today the dates of the fiscal year (FY) 2018 open period for submitting suggestions to implement Plant Pest and Disease Management and Disaster Prevention Programs of … Continue reading

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USDA scientist discovers nature-based pesticide that kills SWD

From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg In USDA ARS news A scent that petunias and snapdragons release to attract pollinators may be an environmentally friendly control for pests like the spotted wing drosophila fly (SWD) and the brown marmorated … Continue reading

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Doctoral student leads research on how parasitoids use scents to locate hosts

From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg Research by a doctoral student at Auburn University into how certain insect parasitoids “sniff out” their prey will help farmers better utilize them to control insect pests. Tolulope Morawo, a Ph.D. student … Continue reading

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