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Termites feed on pieces of wood in garden soil. CAES News
Termite-fighting tips
Most people take action against pests when they see them – roaches scurrying across the kitchen counter, ants taking over the cookie jar, moles digging up the petunias. But what about the pests you can’t see, like termites?
In this file photo, an array of pesticides are lined on the shelves of a Griffin, Ga., feed and seed store. CAES News
Pesticide credits
Certified pesticide applicators need recertification training and continuing education credits to maintain their licenses. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension has planned pesticide applicator recertification classes for May in Albany and Gainesville.
Kudzu bug CAES News
Kudzu bug control
Kudzu bugs have awakened from their winter slumber and can be found alighting on just about anything white or light-colored, from small cars to large trucks and homes to commercial buildings. University of Georgia experts say controlling this new pest isn’t as easy as spraying a pesticide.
Pesticide use is critical in controlling pests like thrips, whiteflies, aphids and beet armyworms. CAES News
Pesticides for crops
Pests such as thrips, whiteflies, aphids, beet armyworm and hornworms can devastate vegetable crops.
A bumble bee collects pollen from a tomatillo bloom in a Butts Co., Ga., garden. CAES News
Protect the pollinators
You may be suffering like I am from the over-abundance of pollen. Before you curse the air as you pop in another anti-histamine, remind yourself to be thankful for that pollen. It helps provide the food, fiber and many other products we use every day.
Mosquito cage in Mark Brown's mosquito endocrinology lab on the UGA Athens campus. CAES News
Mosquito control class
The University of Georgia will offer a mosquito control update and recertification class on Tuesday, April 23 on the campus in Griffin, Ga.
Large patch in centipedegrass CAES News
Centipedegrass green-up
Spring has arrived and plants are beginning to break dormancy, but your lawn may not be lush and green yet. Do not be impatient with your centipedegrass lawn and rush it to green-up.
UGA Organic Class composting pile. CAES News
Organic gardening
Probably, the biggest misconception about organic farming is that it is solely about being chemical free. Actually, chemicals can be used in organic farming. They just can’t be synthetically made.
A bumble bee collects pollen from a tomatillo bloom in a Butts Co., Ga., garden. CAES News
Good bees
Ground-nesting bees are actually “good bugs” that are doing their job as pollinators or serving as useful predators by controlling other harmful insect pests. But when ground nests are located in areas such as yards, gardens, flowerbeds or playgrounds, most people would rather not hear a discourse in entomology.