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Cockroaches (Order: Blattodea)

Author(s): Dan Suiter, Brian Forschler, Lisa Ames, Richard Hoebeke, University of Georgia, 2022 Content in this post is modified from the Management of Insect Pests in and Around the Home, University of Georgia Extension Bulletin 1412 Description Cockroaches are large, night-active, fast-moving insects with a broad, flattened body, long antennae,…
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2022 Turfgrass Field Day set for Aug. 3 at UGA-Griffin

Written by: Emily Cabrera, UGA IPM Communications Coordinator Expert/Source: Clint Waltz, Extension Turfgrass Specialist Whether you’re a golf course superintendent or a homeowner looking to grow the perfect lawn, there will be something for you at this year’s University of Georgia Turfgrass Field Day. “After four long years we are…
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MyIPM App Series Expands

Written by: Emily Cabrera, UGA IPM Communications CoordinatorExpert/Source: Dr. Brett Blaauw, Assistant Professor & Peach Specialist, University of Georgia A new insect wreaking havoc in your cotton field? Troublesome disease in your peanut stand you don’t recognize? No idea where to start? Well, there’s an app for that. This year,…
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UGA IPM Program Ranked Outstanding, Receives Maximum Funding Amount

Written By: Emily Cabrera, UGA IPM Communications Coordinator Expert/Source: Ash Sial, UGA IPM Coordinator and blueberry entomologist  An impressive team of University of Georgia researchers just received $765,000 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Crop Protection and Pest Management Program that supports the continuation of integrated pest…
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Supporting small fruit producers: regional fungicide resistance testing of Colletotrichum (anthracnose) and Botrytis (gray mold)

Written by: Emran Ali, Phillip M. Brannen, and Tammy Stackhouse Fungicide resistance is a major problem for growers, as it can lead to loss of disease control, reduced yields, and unnecessary expense by applying products that no longer work. Fungal pathogens are managed with a limited number of fungicide classes….
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As Weather Cools, Prepare for Fall Insects

Written By: Emily Cabrera, UGA IPM Communications CoordinatorExpert Source: Dan Suiter, Entomologist, Structural Pest Management Coordinator As the weather cools across the state, several fall insects will begin to take center stage around Georgia homes. Be on the lookout for these nuisance pests and make preparations to deter them from…
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Stay on Schedule to Maintain Healthy Turfgrass

Written By: Emily Cabrera, UGA IPM Communications CoordinatorExpert Source: Clint Waltz, Extension Turfgrass Specialist With the heat of summer bearing down on us, University of Georgia Extension turfgrass specialists recommend homeowners ‘stick to the schedule’ for healthy lawn maintenance. College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Extension turfgrass specialist Clint Waltz…
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Protecting Pollinators in Home Lawn and Turfgrass Systems

Written By: Emily Cabrera, IPM Communications Coordinator Expert Source: Shimat Joseph, Assistant Professor Entomology Home gardens and urban landscapes have the potential to provide a vast array of habitat for valuable beneficial insects and pollinators, but that doesn’t mean you have to allow pests, weeds and diseases to go unchecked….
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