Sessions Tagged With 'fire ants'

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2015 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Pesticide Strategy - the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Friday, February 6, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Kaci Buhl, Charles Pinkston, dani carroll

Pesticides are useful tools if we use them properly. Improper use can harm the user and the environment and lead to secondary pest outbreaks. Learn how to use pesticides safely and effectively in this webinar presented by Kaci Buhl from Oregon State University. Moderated by...

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Where Have All the Honey Bees Gone? Hope for the Future.

Friday, November 7, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by John Skinner, Sallie Lee

Why do we have fewer honeybees these days? What caused the decline? What can we do to help? These questions and more will be answered in this webinar presented by Dr. John Skinner, a Professor in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology at the University of...

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Alien Invasions, Zombies Under Foot, and Billions of Decapitated Fire Ants

Friday, October 3, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sanford Porter, Nelson D. Wynn

Tune in to October's All Bugs Good and Bad webinar: Alien Invasions, Zombies Under Foot, and Billions of Decapitated Fire Ants on Friday, October 3. Learn about the wild world of the Pseudacteon decapitating flies, natural enemies of imported fire ants. This webinar will be...

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Kudzu Bug Takes Over the Southeastern U.S./Brown Marmorated Stinkbug -- All Bad

Friday, September 5, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Toews, Willie Datcher

Learn about two new invasive insects, the kudzu bug and the brown marmorated stinkbug, in this webinar presented by Dr. Michael Toews, Associate Professor of Entomology, University of Georgia, Tifton, GA; and Dr. Tracy Leskey, Research Entomologist, USDA ARS Appalachian Fruit...

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Minimize Mosquito Problems

Friday, August 1, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Molly Keck, Chris Becker, Amanda Tedrow

Late summer is prime time for mosquitoes and the time of year when West Nile usually peaks. Learn how to protect yourself and your family from mosquitoes by reducing breeding sites, resting sites, and avoiding them altogether. During this webinar we will cover the basics of...

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Fire Ant Management

Friday, June 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Wizzie Brown, Gerald McQueen, Amanda Tedrow

Learn how to manage your fire ant problem in this webinar by Wizzie Brown, Program Specialist - IPM, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension. You don't have to spend a lot of time and money to control fire ants. A little knowledge about how fire ants live will make you see how easy...

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Are Those Itsy Bitsy Spiders Good or Bad?

Friday, May 2, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Charles Pinkston

People list spiders as one of their greatest fears. Let's talk about the benefits that spiders provide and how we can harness their usefulness -- how they fit into IPM plans. If we can't learn to love them, can we at least learn to tolerate them? This webinar will be...

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Get TickSmart: 10 Things to Know, 5 Things to Do

Friday, April 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shawn Banks

Update: Dr. Mather presented an update of this webinar in May 2017. It can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/r0BPpw5Ikh4Your natural inclination when discovering a tick on you or a loved one is to get rid of it. But don't pitch that tick until you take a picture of it! This...

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Straight Talk About Termites

Friday, March 7, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Xing Ping Hu, Mallory Kelley

Termites play an essential role in recycling dead plant material. The problem comes when they start trying to recycle houses and other things we humans want to keep! This webinar will be presented by Dr. Xing Ping Hu, a Professor in the Department of Entomology and Plant...

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: If Flowers are Restaurants to Bees, Then What Are Bees to Flowers?

Friday, February 7, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by dani carroll, John Skinner

Learn how bees help flowers and therefore help feed the world. Find out what you can do to help encourage these valuable pollinators. This webinar will be presented by Dr. John Skinner, a Professor in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology at the University of...

Don't Bug Me Webinar: Keep Ants off the Thanksgiving Table

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 2:00 pm EST

Dr. Karen Vail, a Professor in the Department of Entomology at the University of Tennesee, will explain how to keep ants from getting into your house, and how to get rid of them once they are there. Hosted by Alabama Cooperative Extension Regional Agent Mallory Kelly. ...

Don't Bug Me Webinar: Home Invaders

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

Every fall insects including ladybugs and kudzu bugs come into houses looking for a place to spend the winter. Learn about these insects and how to evict them. See http://www.extension.org/pages/69129/dont-bug-me-webinar-series-continues for more information about this...

Don't Bug Me: Fall - A Good Time to Control Fire Ants with Bait

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

This presentation addressed the importance of timing when applying fire ant baits. Applying fire ant baits in the fall is an effective way to minimize fire ant problems in home lawns and other landscapes. Research-based, cost effective products, and how to get the most out of...

Shipping Hay Outside the Fire Ant Quarantine area

Monday, August 19, 2013 at 7:00 pm EDT

A webinar on Monday, Aug. 19 discussed how to keep fire ants from hitchhiking on hay to areas that do not have fire ants. Dr. Kelly Loftin, an entomologist from the University of Arkansas, hosted the free webinar set for 6 p.m. Central time. A recording of the event is now...

Don't Bug Me Webinar: Get Rid of Those Bed Bugs

Friday, June 7, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

Dr. Dini Miller, Associate Professor from Virginia Tech University will explain how bed bugs live and give sound, research-based advice on how to get rid of them. Hosted by Chris Becker, Alabama Cooperative Extension System Regional Extension Agent This webinar is part...