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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.
H.O. Lund Entomology Club and students in a service-learning entomology class hosted the 2012 insect zoo on March 30, 2012. CAES News
UGA Insect Zoo
The University of Georgia Bug Dawgs of the UGA Entomology Department are hosting the 28th Annual Insect Zoo Open House on Friday, April 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the campus in Athens. The event is open to the public and will be held on D.W. Brooks Drive in front of the UGA Miller Plant Science building.
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.
2013 Georgia Pest Management Handbook CAES News
Georgia Pest Management Handbook
The 2013 Georgia Pest Management Handbook is now available for purchase. The thirty-fourth commercial edition, published by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, provides more than 800 pages of current information on selection, application and safe uses of pest control chemicals around farms, homes, urban areas, recreational areas and other environments where pests may occur.
Chuck Bargeron - associate director, UGA Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health CAES News
Bargeron selected
University of Georgia public service assistant Chuck Bargeron has been named to the Invasive Species Advisory Committee (ISAC) for the National Invasive Species Council (NISC).
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CAES Medallion of Honor
Former Jasper County Extension agent Jean Fowler may have retired in 2011, but she and her husband Rob continue to promote the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

2012 UGA Team CAES News
Bug brains
An academic team from the University of Georgia has been named national champions in the Entomological Society of America’s annual Linnaean Games.
Use tweezers to remove ticks. Pinch the tick close to the mouthparts to remove as much as possible. If the tick head is left behind, don't worry. Having a tick attach itself to your skin is like having a thorn. Your body will expel it over time. CAES News
Tick control
Ticks make most people squeamish. No one likes the idea of something crawling on them, and I do not know anyone who wants to be a source of food. Luckily, there are things you can do to help reduce you and your pets’ chances of having a close encounter with a tick.
A magnified photograph of the cat flea, the most common flea pest for dogs and cats in North America. Courtesy of Nancy Hinkle, UGA Department of Entomology CAES News
Flea control tips
Summertime is the primetime for picking watermelons, swimming in the lake and scratching fleas.