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2014

Spring
  • by-catch from insect surveys
  • School IPM progress
  • apple maggot
  • preventing crop pests
  • greenhouse biocontrol
  • clover mites
  • proper sample submission
Winter
  • onion research in Utah
  • turf insects and research
  • emerald ash borer
  • preventing mice indoors
  • brown rot in 2013
  • biochar

2013

Fall
  • tomato bacterial diseases
  • growing heirloom tomatoes
  • preventing invasive pests
  • kestrels on farmlands
  • pest monitoring in schools
  • excluding insects
  • plant self-defense
Summer
  • insects as food
  • trap cropping grasshoppers
  • invasive pest monitoring
  • beneficial nematodes
  • new biocontrol website
  • insect traps
  • masked hunter
  • summer fire blight
Spring
  • spring cleaning tasks
  • buffalograss as turf
  • new pesticide registrations
  • impatiens downy mildew
  • raptors and rodenticides
  • dormant sprays 101
  • fear no weevil
Winter
  • alfalfa insects review
  • post-harvest storage diseases
  • odd tree growth
  • preventing winter injury
  • European earwig update

2012

Fall
  • winter cover crops
  • USU student organic farm
  • elm seed bug
  • take-all patch of turf
  • breakout season for mites
  • insect vectors of viruses
  • drought and honey bees
  • chinch bugs in turf
Summer
 
  • grasshopper alert
  • spittle bugs
  • getting chemicals into trees, part 2
  • grower profile
  • alfalfa weevil control
  • springtails
  • honey bee resources
  • monitoring brown marmorated stink bug
  • root-knot nematodes
Spring
  • chlorotic pine trees
  • tomato diseases
  • injecting chemicals into trees
  • high tunnel pest mgmt
  • CAPS update
  • tick/Lyme disease survey
  • home orchard pest mgmt
  • fungicide effects on bees
  • pests in alfalfa
  • facebook contest/bee workshop
Winter
  • prionus mating disruption
  • jar test
  • scentless seed bugs
  • honey bee navigation
  • CAPS update
  • monitoring alfalfa weevil
  • cluster flies
  • growing healthy plants

2011

Fall  
 
  • fall spider activity
  • grasshopper control program
  • fall beetles in turf
  • CAPS Update
  • honey bees as structural pests
  • biopesticides
  • raspberry cane injury in 2011
  • fungicide resistance in home gardens
  • predatory insects
  Summer  
 
  • honeybee swarms
  • aphid infestations
  • hollyhock weevils
  • November 2010 Freeze
  • peach leaf curl
  • earwigs in peach orchards
  • gypsy moth
  • carpet and hide beetles
  • predatory insects
  Spring  
 
  • alfalfa weevil monitoring
  • powdery mildew
  • plant defenses
  • bark beetles
  • CAPS update
  • monitoring for insects
  • cherry fruit fly research
  Winter  
 
  • bacterial wetwood on cottonwood
  • brown marmorated stink bug
  • winter weather and insect activity
  • importance of CAPS
  • delusional infestation
  • backyard powdery mildews

2010

Fall  
 
  • spotted wing drosophila
  • glyphosate injury to trees
  • proper disease sample submission
  • west nile virus
  • raspberry horntail research
  • farm bill programs support pollinators
  • hobo spiders
  • grasshoppers
  Summer  
 
  • vegetable garden pests
  • ticks and diseases
  • European grapevine moth
  • invasive vinegar fly
  • increasing pollinators
  • Logan bee lab
  Spring  
 
  • lilac-ash borer
  • undergraduate research
  • CAPS update
  • diagnostic posters
  • companion planting
  Winter  
 
  • battling bed bugs
  • turfgrass insects
  • encouraging pollinators
  • native plants' response to pests
  • lookout for invasive pests in Utah

2009

Fall  
 
  • birds and bats for insect control
  • ash and elm yellows
  • raspberry horntail
  • UPPDL submissions
  Summer  
 
  • pavement ants
  • school IPM
  • curly top virus
  • wasp traps
  • black grass bug
  • armillaria root rot
  Spring
 
  • cherry research
  • imidacloprid
  • turf diseases
  • head lice
  • black pineleaf scale
  • transitioning to organic
  Winter
 
  • houseplants
  • tomato virus
  • conifer diseases
  • 2008 tree fruit report
  • biocontrol agents
  • spruce insects
  • jail hort program

2008

Fall
 
  • new walnut disease
  • peach bacterial canker
  • spiders, wasps, bees
  • fall lawn tasks
  • grower profile
  Summer
 
  • winter grain mite
  • dothistroma
  • coryneum blight
  • black grass bug
  • tree planting tips
  Spring
 
  • bee health
  • onion powdery mildew
  • turf snow mold
  • carpenter ants
  • cankerworm
  • preventing pesticide resistance
  • soil and tissue nutrient testing
  Winter
 
  • unusual plant diseases
  • onion thrips research
  • woolly apple aphid research
  • overwintering insects
  • drought and trees
  • grower profile
  • hobo spider key

2007

Fall
 
  • 2007 tree fruit report
  • western corn rootworm
  • boxelder bug
  • european earwig
  • necrotic ringspot
  Summer
 
  • plants for pollinators
  • homeowner reduced risk pesticides
  • stripe rust of wheat
  • hobo spider
  • raspberry insect control
 
 
  • Japanese beetle
  • using microbial pesticides
  • fire blight update
  • potato cyst nematode
  • 2006 plant disease diagnoses


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