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Webinar on fire ant management with baits on March 6

This is the second installment of the All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series.

On March 6, 2015, we will be discussing Fire Ant Management Using Baits. Learn how to make the biology of fire ants work for you not against you. This webinar presented by Dr. Lawrence “Fudd” Graham from Auburn University will discuss fire ant baits and other control methods.  It will also provide the latest information on the Pseudacteon phorid flies, natural enemies of fire ants.

Please see the following links for more information.

http://www.extension.org/pages/72197             

https://learn.extension.org/events/1852        

Biocontrol Deconstructed, Part 2

The hemlock woolly adelgid has destroyed millions of acres of Eastern hemlocks in the Eastern United States. Other invasives such as the gypsy moth, bean plataspid, and Asian longhorned beetle wreak economic and ecological havoc every year, with few available chemicals to control them. Biological control is often a viable option for pest management when other available controls are not feasible or do not work.

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