Urban IPM webinars in the fall

Fall is a good time to brush up on information about urban pests such as fire ants, rodents and pantry pests. eXtension is offering several free webinars starting in September so you can fight off those pests without using an arsenal of chemicals.There is no need to pre-register for these events; just log on 10 minutes prior to the beginning time and enjoy.

Don’t Bug Me: Fall – A Good Time to Control Fire Ants with Bait, September 4, 2013 at 1:00 PM CDT

This presentation will address importance of timing when applying fire ant baits. Applying fire ant baits in the fall is an effective way to minimize fire ant problems in home lawns and other landscapes. Learn about research-based, cost effective products, and how to get the most out of the fire ant product. Learn about community-wide fire ant management programs. This presentation is of interest to homeowners and commercial clients. For more information see http://www.extension.org/pages/68848/dont-bug-me-webinar-series-resumes.

Presented by Molly Keck, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Specialist, IPM.

Moderated by Sallie Lee, Urban Regional Extension Agent with Alabama Cooperative Extension System.

This webinar is part of the 2013 Don’t Bug Me Webinar Series, brought to you by eXtension and its participating Cooperative Extension Institutions. The series is coordinated by the Imported Fire Ant eXtension Community of Practice. See http://www.extension.org/pages/66408/dont-bug-me-webinar-series-2013

Control of Mice & Rats in Structures September 20, 2013 at 11:00 AM CDT

Control of mice and rats in structures will review the biology and capabilities of house mice and Norway rats and provide tips on how to identify their presence. In addition, attendees will learn how to eliminate their presence in structures through Integrated Pest Management. Specifically, the webinar will discuss habitat modification, exclusion, trapping, rodenticides, and disease safety. Effectiveness of repellents, frightening devices, and “home remedies” will also be reviewed.

Presenters

Stephen Vantassel

Event Location

https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/wildlifedmg

Don’t Bug Me Webinar: Home Invaders  October 2, 2013, at 1:00 PM CDT

Every fall certain bugs come into our houses looking for a place to spend the winter. Learn what they are and how to evict them.

Presented by Dr. Dan Suiter, Associate Professor and Program Leader-Urban Entomology, University of Georgia.

Hosted by Ellen Huckabay, Regional Extension Agent, Alabama Cooperative Extension System.

This webinar is part of the 2013 Don’t Bug Me Webinar Series, brought to you by eXtension and its participating Cooperative Extension Institutions. The series is coordinated by the Imported Fire Ant eXtension Community of Practice. See http://www.extension.org/pages/66408/dont-bug-me-webinar-series-2013

Presenters

Ellen Huckabay, Dan Suiter

Event Location

https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/fireant

Don’t Bug Me Webinar: Keep Ants off the Thanksgiving Table, November 6, 2013 1:00 PM CST

Dr. Karen Vail, a Professor in the Department of Entomology at the University of Tennessee, will explain how to keep ants from getting into your house, and how to get rid of them once they are there.

Hosted by Alabama Cooperative Extension Regional Agent Mallory Kelly.

This webinar is part of the 2013 Don’t Bug Me Webinar Series, brought to you by eXtension and its participating Cooperative Extension Institutions. The series is coordinated by the Imported Fire Ant eXtension Community of Practice. See http://www.extension.org/pages/66408/dont-bug-me-webinar-series-2013

Presenters

Karen Vail, Mallory Kelley

Event Location

https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/fireant

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