Webinar series will help distinguish insect pests from welcome guests

What bug is that – and should I leave it alone? It’s a question people often ask themselves when they see a tiny, crawling creature wandering around their lawn, garden or walkway.

To help people identify and understand insects and their impact on the environment, the eXtension Communities of Practice will present the 2016 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series. Continue reading

2016 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series

Please join us for the 2016 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series.  This webinar series provides information about good and bad insects.  Webinars are free and open to everyone.   We will discuss how you can help pollinators and other good insects by using pesticides properly.  We will also talk about how to control insects we think of as bad, like fire ants, vegetable bugs, a new invasive fruit fly, and cockroaches. We will even have a webinar about snakes, although they’re not really insects but can be a pest or a beneficial, depending on how you look at them.   Continue reading