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Scouting and Monitoring Pests of Deciduous Trees – A new Univ. of Tennessee Publication

By: Amy Fulcher, University of Tennessee Dept. of Plant Sciences Integrated Pest Management (IPM) can be defined as a sustainable approach to managing pests that combines biological, cultural and chemical tools in a way that minimizes economic, health and environmental risks (Adkins and Sidebottom 2000). The goal of IPM in…
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Officials Confirm First Detection of Boxwood Blight in Ohio

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (Mar. 26, 2012)—The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) today announced the discovery of boxwood blight at the Red Mill Farm of Losely Nursery in Lake County in northeast Ohio. Boxwood blight is a disease caused by a fungus (Cylindrocladium pseudonaviculatum) that threatens the health and sustainability of boxwood…
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Kudzu Bug Update: March 2012

From: Dan Suiter and the UGA CAES Megacopta Working Group Re: Kudzu Bug Update   Many of you are likely inundated with calls about the invasive kudzu bug.  They have now been reported in 126 Georgia counties.  Only the coastal, extreme southern, southeastern and northwestern counties in the state are…
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Boxwood Blight Update: Where we are and where we hope to be…

Boxwood Blight (Cylindrocladium pseudonaviculatum) is a new plant disease to the United States, having first been confirmed in the October, 2011. The disease can cause significant defoliation and branch dieback to infected plants. Most of what we know about the disease is from research done in Europe where the disease…
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IveGot1 Android App. – Identify and Report Invasive Animals and Plants in Florida

How nifty! IveGot1 brings the power of EDDMapS to your Android. Now you can submit invasive species observations directly with your Android from the field. These reports are uploaded to EDDMapS and e-mailed directly to local and state verifiers for review. IveGot1 was developed by the University of Georgia Center…
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UGA Center for Urban Agriculture – 2012 Free Webinar Series!!!

Todd Hurt, UGA Center for Urban Agriculture Training Coordinator Bodie Pennisi, UGA Extension Horticulture/Landscape Specialist To watch archived presentations – click on the title for the month. To view speaker details – click on the speaker’s name. Visit http://ugaurbanag.com/webinars for more details. TUESDAYS @ 11 AM 2012 TOPICS Jan. 10th Rejuvination…
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