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Pest management strategies

Urban Ag home | Table of contents Figure 19: Pest management is an iterative process, in which you build prevention into your farming system, address problems as they arise, and learn how to better prevent those problems in the future. Photo by Edwin Remsberg, © University of Maryland—AGNR Image...

Production topics to learn more about

Urban Ag home | Table of contents Across production systems, there are several important urban production topics a grower will need to learn about and consider in their risk management planning: Urban soils and growing media Soil contamination assessment and risk management Nutrient management Crop...

RESCHEDULED-2019 Southern Maryland Urban Pest Management Conference

Thursday, Mar. 7, 2019 - 7:30am to 4:30pm
Baden VFD
RESCHEDULED SOUTHERN MARYLAND URBAN PEST MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE Thursday, March 7, 2019 7:30 AM-4:30 PM Baden Volunteer Fire Department 16608 Brandywine Road, Brandywine, MD Commercial Pesticide Applicator Recertification: Maryland, Wash. D.C. (Virginia Tentative) Structural/Institutional, Public...

Spotted Lanternfly

The spotted lanternfly ( Lycorma delicatula ) is a new invasive pest insect in the Mid-Atlantic. It has the potential to be an important pest on several important crops. It has been detected in several states that border Maryland, but has not yet been detected in Maryland. This publication...

Integrated Pest Management

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a common sense approach to managing problems in your landscape. The reason for using IPM can be understood when you think about two common insects pictured below: a lady bug and termites. The former is a very beneficial insect, because it eats other insects,...

Spotted Wing Drosophila Traps – Monitoring Adult Flight

Monitoring the adult flight of SWD will be important before grapefruit development this spring. Presence of the pest is the first step to determine future management strategies. Monitoring can take place immediately this growing season and persist throughout the season. All growers are encouraged...
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