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Pest Management

Fumigant License Training

Fumigant License Training (Category F) Friday, March 3, 2017 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Franklin County Cooperative Extension Annex Fumigant training is required every …

Natural Mosquito Control

2014 is turning out to be a good year for mosquitoes. Warm weather and occasional heavy rain allow for …

Cover photo for Those Pesky Japanese Beetles!

Those Pesky Japanese Beetles!

It is that time of year again when Japanese beetles are flying around and devouring plant material. We have …

Recent Publications related to Pest Management

Gloomy Scale, Melanaspis tenebricosa (Comstock), Hemiptera: Diaspididae

Gloomy scale is an armored scale insect pest of ornamental trees, most commonly red maple …

11 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes

Bagworms in Ornamental Landscapes

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of bagworms, a common ornamental plant …

11 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes

Lace Bugs

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of lace bugs, including the azalea …

11 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes

Japanese Maple Scale, Lopholeucaspis japonica (Cockerell), Hemiptera: Diaspididae

Japanese maple scale is an exotic, armored scale insect pest of several ornamental trees and …

11 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes

Fuller Rose Beetle, Naupactus gomanni (Crotch), Coleoptera: Curculionidae

Fuller rose beetle is a generalist herbivore pest of many ornamental trees and shrubs. These …

11 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes

Greenstriped mapleworm, Dryocampa rubicunda (F.), Lepidoptera: Saturniidae

This Insect Note describes the biology and management of greenstriped mapleworm, a caterpillar pest of …

11 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes

Maple Spider Mite, Oligonychus aceris (Shimer), Acariformes: Tetranychidae

Maple spider mites are a common arthropod pest of landscape and nursery-grown maple trees, most …

11 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes

Squash Bees

This factsheet discusses how to identify and conserve squash bees, an important pollinator of squash, …

11 hours agoEntomology Insect Notes