Fever Tick Situation Report
Fire Ant Management
- Management of Imported Fire Ants in Cattle Production Systems
- Fire Ant Control
- 2016 Fire Ant Bait & Misc Control Products
What Texans Need To Know About ZIKA Virus – General information about Zika, what causes it, whether you should be worried, and how to stop it. This fact sheet can be used by agents as background information for radio/TV programs.
Mosquitoes and the Diseases They Transmit –Provides an overview of all important disease carrying mosquitoes in Texas. Revised in 2016. This fact sheet provides some in depth background information for County Agents about mosquitoes and disease.
For an overview of all the mosquito control options available to consumers, including hiring a professional. Advantages and disadvantages of each option are listed, including what we know and don’t know about the many products out there. Great background information to prepare agents to talk about mosquito management. See DIY Backyard Mosquito Control
YouTube videos on mosquito control around the home. Short videos by Dr. Mike Merchant review general mosquito control options, tips for personal protection, stopping mosquitoes at the front door, and treating mosquito breeding sites in the backyard.
High Tunnels for Crop Production in Texas
The walnut caterpillar feeds on a wide range of woody shrubs and deciduous trees in the walnut family (Juglandaceae). Its primary hosts include pecan, black walnut, English walnut, Japanese walnut, Persian walnut, butternut, and hickory. Click the link below if you are interested in learning more about the walnut caterpillar.
The Formosan subterranean termite is widely regarded as our most destructive termite species and are continuing to expand their known range in Texas. Click the link below if you are interested in learning a bit more about these insects. https://learn.extension.org/events/1853
As an example, this link is for summer squash: http://vegetablemdonline.ppath.cornell.edu/Tables/YellSquashTable.html
If you scroll to the end of the page on that link, you can view tables for other crops. Crops listed in these tables are either hybrids or open pollinated. Hybrids are not GMOs. By the way, the new scientific name for GMO (genetically modified organism) is GE (genetically engineered).
Sivanto™ prime (Directions For Use)