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Unwanted Indoor Critters? There's a Pest Notes For That!

Figure 1. Confused flour beetle (Credit: Clemson University)

While we continue to spend more time than usual indoors, you may have noticed a few unexpected...

Posted on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at 1:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Landscaping Tips for November

Oleander leaves killed by freezing weather. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

With the recent time change along with a change in temperatures, landscaping practices for pests...

Posted on Sunday, November 15, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Tags: checklist (6), cold injury (1), diseases (11), environmental disorders (3), frost (1), garden (42), insects (18), integrated pest management (16), irrigation (5), landscape (50), ornamentals (4), pest management (69), pests (64), prevention (14), prune (5), pruning (7), sanitation (6), tips (6), tree care (4), UC IPM (281)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Fall Weed Management in Lawns and Landscapes

Bermudagrass (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

As the days get shorter and the temperatures begin to cool, now is the time to practice weed...

Posted on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 10:06 AM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Keep an Eye Out for Spotted Lanternfly

Figure 2. Side view of the adult spotted lanternfly.

The spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) is a new exotic pest that was first detected in...

Posted on Monday, August 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Quarantine Baking and Kitchen Pests

Indian meal moth adult in wheat flour. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

As many people you know have turned to baking during quarantine, it is likely that ingredients such...

Posted on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Tags: ants (17), clutter (4), cockroaches (11), mice (10), pantry (8), pest management (69), prevention (14), rats (16), rodents (10), sanitation (6), storage (4), UC IPM (281)
Focus Area Tags: Family, Food, Health, Pest Management

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