University of Maryland Extension

beneficial insects

Local Forests, Global Needs

Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
VFW Post 465
Learn tips to better manage your property by identifying insects that are beneficial, how to use pesticides wisely, and heating efficiently with wood and pellets. This year there will also be a silent auction. All proceeds will provide tuition for two MD high school students to attend the Maryland...

How to Attract and Conserve Pollinators/Natural Enemies in Your Garden

Swallowtail butterfly nectaring on butterfly weed
Many beneficial insects feed on the pollen and nectar provided by flowering plants. They also need the shelter offered by: Perennial plants growing in untilled areas Woody plant material such as unused firewood Undisturbed soil in areas that are not mowed or cultivated You can be the architect of a...
This edition of University of Maryland Extension's Agronomy News contains information on managing pasture, Daniel Bug, Palmer Amaranth, Cover Crops, High Tunnels, Spined Soldier Bug and research and crop updates.More info
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