Cotton growers: don’t let down guard on stink bugs

From Southeast Farm Press

Auburn University Extension Entomologist Ron Smith cautioned growers during the recent Wiregrass Field Crops Day not to let down their guard on stink bugs in cotton.

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New app available for sprayer calibration

The University of Illinois Extension has released a new smartphone app called Sprayer Calibration Calculator. The app will assist applicators with calculations used when setting up and calibrating a sprayer. The calculator is available free for both Apple iOS and Android smartphone platforms.

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EPA Hosts Webinar September 30 on Creating Tick-Safe Schools Using Integrated Pest Management

A webinar, Creating Tick-Safe Schools Using IPM, will be held on September 30, from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Eastern time.  This webinar is one in a series of EPA webinars to help school districts adopt a proactive approach to pest control by offering information on plans for implementing Integrated Pest Management.  Integrated Pest Management is a smart, sensible, and sustainable approach to managing pests.  IPM takes action to address the underlying causes that enable pests to thrive.

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