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Kudzu Bugs on fascia board of house

Cool Weather - Uncool Pests

Colder temperatures are often accompanied by a surge in what we call “occasional invaders” and that “occasion” is now. We …

Training & Pruning Fruit Trees

By Mary Helen Ferguson, Extension Agent, Horticulture Fruit tree training and pruning is a topic of great interest and considerable …

When Insects Invade

by Mary Helen Ferguson, Extension Agent, Horticulture I remember my first encounter with Asian lady beetles: I lived on the seventh …

Think Before You Spray

by Mary Helen Ferguson, Extension Agent, Horticulture “My azalea didn’t look good, so I sprayed it.” Statements like this are …

Recent Publications related to Lawn & Garden

Armored Scale Identification and Management on Ornamental Plants

This Entomology Insect Note discusses how to identify and manage common armored scale insects that …

Aphids on Ornamental Landscape Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of aphid pests of ornamental trees, …

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in the Landscape and in the Home

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the brown marmorated stink bug, …

Brown Soft Scale

This Entomology Insect Note describes brown soft scale, a common insect pest on trees, shrubs …

Japanese Beetles on Ornamental Landscape Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of Japanese beetle adults, which feed …

Twospotted Spider Mites on Landscape Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of twospotted spider mites on ornamental …

Management of Adult Japanese Beetles for Commercial Nursery and Landscape Operations

This entomology insect note describes the management of Japanese beetles in commercial nursery and landscape …

Crapemyrtle Aphid

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the crapemyrtle aphid, a common …