Utah Pests News Quarterly Newsletter

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    2017

     Spring

    10 years of Utah Pests
    Aphids on grains

    Mite burn on raspberry
    Recluse spiders

    Western X-disease
    Organic veg insect control

     Winter

    Ergot on small grains
    European cherry fruit fly

    Indoor flies
    Bird damage to fruits

    Curly top virus update

    2016

     Fall

    Tall fescue for lawns
    Viruses in grains and corn
    Drones for plant health

    Resistance to emerald ash borer
    Hummingbirds and mites

    Genes, drought, and pests
    Trap crops


    Summer

    Mosquitoes in water features
    Leaf mold on tomato
    Manage weeds chemical free

    Lygus in alfalfa
    Protecting native bees
    New honey bee pest

    New pear pest



    Spring

    Thrips and aphids in alfalfa
    Grocery produce and plant Diseases

    Saving seeds
    Hot-water seed treatment
    Scouting in greenhouses

    Velvet longhorned beetle
    Homemade ant baits
    Organic fruit pest control

    Winter

    Orchard leafroller survey
    Wheeler Farm demo gardens
    Using certified seed

    Plant disease outbreaks
    Biopesticides
    Vole activity and injury

    Clover root curculio on alfalfa
    New invasive fruit pest
    Two new agricultural pests

    2015

     Fall

    Neonicotinoids in the News
    Cover Crop Establishment
    Cover Crops for Pest Management

    Pitch Moth Update
    Russet Mite on Tomato
    Cool-Season Turfgrass Varieties
    Hobo Spider Acquital

    Ghosts of Holiday Pests
    Late Ripening Tomatoes
    Mushroom Hunting
    Mushroom Spore Pring

    Summer 

    New Invasive Aphid
    iPIPE Early Warning System
    Insect-Feeding ID
    Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

    Turf Renovation
    Raspberry Cane Borers
    Alfalfa Aphids in 2015

    Being an Informed Consumer
    Herbicide Damage on Vegetables


    Spring

    Pitch Moths on Pine
    Emerald Ash Borer Biocontrol
    Raptors on Farmland

    Warm Winters and Insects
    TRAPs and Fruit PestFinder Apps

    Compost and Muching Gardens
    Lilac Decline


    Winter

    New Potato Disease in Utah
    Emerald Ash Borer Update
    Favorite Books and Websites

    Turf and Alfalfa Pests
    Organic Orchard Research

     Selecting Seeds
     Importance of Volunteering

    2014

    Fall

    Elm Seedbug New in Utah
    School IPM workshops
    Bacterial Spot of Pepper

    Raspberry Horntail Research
    Billbug in Turf
    Fruit and Vegetable Monitoring

    Spotted Wing Drosophila and Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Update

    Summer 

    Youths and Biocontrol Insect Outbreaks, Explained

    Don't Move Firewood
    Compost Insects

    Parasitoids
    Brown Needles on Conifers

    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 inexts 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

    New Biocontrol Website
    Insect Traps
    Beneficial Nematodes

    Masked hunter
    Summer Fire Blight


    Spring

    Spring Cleaning Tasks
    Buffalograss as Turf
    New Pesticide Registrations

    Raptors and Rodenticides
    Impatiens Downy Mildew

    Dormant Sprays 101
    Fear No Weevil


    Winter

    Alfalfa Insects Review
    Post-harvest Storage Diseases

    Preventing Winter Injury
    Odd Tree Growth

    European Earwig Update

    2012

    Fall

    Winter Cover Crops
    USU Student Organic Farm
    Elm Seed Bug

    Breakout Season for Mites
    Insect Vectors of Viruses
    Take-all Patch of Turf

    Drought and Honey Bees
    Chinch bugs in Turf


    Summer

    Grasshopper Alert
    Spittle Bugs
    Getting Chemicals into Trees
    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 Management

    CAPS Update
    Tick/Lyme Disease Survey
    Home Orchard Pest Managment

    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

    Biopesticides
    Raspberry Cane Injury in 2011
    Honey Bees as Structural Pests

    Fungicide Resistance in Home Gardens
    Predatory Insects

    Summer

    Honeybee Swarms
    Aphid Infestations
    Hollyhock Weevils

    Earwigs in Peach Orchards
    November 2010 Freeze
    Peach Leaf Curl

    Gypsy Moth
    Carpet and Hide Beetles
    Predatory Insects

    Spring

    Alfalfa Weevil Monitoring
    Powdery Mildew
    Plant Defenses

    CAPS Update
    Bark Beetles

    Monitoring or Insects
    Cherry Fruit Fly Research


    Winter

    Bacterial Wetwood on Cottonwood
    Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

    Importance of CAPS
    Winter Weather and Insect Activity

    Delusional Infestation
    Backyard Powdery Mildews

    2010

    Fall

    Spotted Wing Drosophila
    Glyphosate Injury to Trees
    Proper Disease Sample Submission

    Raspberry Horntail Research
    Farm Bill Programs Support 

    West Nile Virus

    Pollinators
    Hobo Spiders
    Grasshoppers

    Summer

    Vegetable Garden Pests
    Ticks and Diseases

    Invasive Vinegar Fly
    European Grapevine Moth

    Increasing Pollinators
    Logan Bee Lab

    Spring

    Lilac-Ash Borer
    Undergraduate Research
    CAPS Update

    Diagnostic Posters
    CAPS Update

    Companion Planting

    Winter

    Battling Bed Bugs
    Turfgrass Insects

    Native Plants' Response to Pests
    Encouraging Pollinators

    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

    Wasp Traps
    Curly Top Virus

    Black Grass Bug
    Armillaria Root Rot

    Spring

    Cherry Research
    Imidacloprid

    Head Lice
    Turf Diseases

    Black Pineleaf Scale
    Transitioning to Organic

    Winter

    Houseplants
    Tomato virus
    Conifer Diseases

    Biocontrol Agents
    2008 Tree Fruit Report

    Spruce Insects
    Jail Hort Program

    2008

    Fall

    New Walnut Disease
    Peach Bacterial Canker

    Fall Lawn Tasks
    Spiders, Wasps, Bees

    Grower Profile

    Summer

    Winter Grain Mite
    Dothistroma

    Black Grass Bug
    Coryneum blight

    Tree Planting Tips

    Spring

    Bee Health
    Onion Powdery Mildew
    Turf Snow Mold

    Cankerworm
    Carpenter Ants

    Preventing Pesticide Resistance
    Soil and Tissue Nutrient Testing

    Winter

    Unusual Plant Diseases
    Onion Thrips Research
    Woolly Apple Aphid Research

    Drought and Trees
    Overwintering Insects

    Grower Profile
    Hobo Spider Key

    2007

    Fall

    2007 Tree Fruit Report
    Western Corn Rootworm

    European Earwig
    Boxelder Bug

    Necrotic Ringspot

    Summer

    Plants for Pollinators
    Homeowner Reduced Risk Pesticides

    Hobo Spider
    Stripe Rust of Wheat

    Raspberry Insect Control

    Spring

    Japanese Beetle
    Using Microbial Pesticides

    Potato Cyst Nematode
    Fire Blight Update

    2006 Plant Disease Diagnoses