Youth Education is a vital part of the Community IPM’s efforts to teach younger generations about insects and the major role they play in the environment. This page serves as a hub for educational resources for your child or classroom.
- Highlights of NCUE May 27, 2016Albuquerque, NM was a beautiful (and tasty)location for this year's NCUE meeting.One of the first professional meetings I attended as a newly minted PhD entomologist was the National Conference of Urban Entomology. Held that year in College Park, Maryland, the meeting was a revelation. Finally, I thought to myself, a gathering of people who understand […]Mike Merchant, PhD
- Elimination of tree holes for mosquito breeding May 7, 2016Tree holes near ground level are especiallyattractive to the Aedes mosquitoes that mayspread Zika virus.It seems you never know what interesting places and topics pest control will lead you. This week's rabbit trail for me was a discussion on how best to "fill tree holes" that are a common mosquito breeding site. With the heightened […]Mike Merchant, PhD
- New resource for managing turfgrass pests May 2, 2016If your business has anything to do with keeping turf and lawn areas beautiful and healthy, you're going to want this new book just published by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension. (120 pp., 52 tables) The Weed, Insect, and Disease Control in Turfgrass guide was written by Extension specialists Casey Reynolds, Matt Elmore, Young-Ki Jo, and […]Mike Merchant, PhD
- Highlights of NCUE May 27, 2016