Utah Pests News Quarterly Newsletter

    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
    turf renovation
    raspberry cane borers

    brown marmorated stink bug update
    alfalfa aphids in 2015
    being an informed consumer
    herbicide damage on vegetables

    Spring

    pitch moths on pine
    emerald ash borer biocontrol
    raptors on farmland
    compost and muching gardens

    warm winters and insects
    TRAPs and Fruit PestFinder apps
    lilac decline

    Winter

    new potato disease in Utah
    emerald ash borer update
    favorite books and websites
    organic orchard research

    turf and alfalfa pests
    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

    insect outbreaks, explained
    youths and biocontrol
    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 
    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 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
    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

    Spring

    Japanese beetle
    using microbial pesticides
    fire blight update

    potato cyst nematode
    2006 plant disease diagnoses