Purdue University research shows that a small amount of nicotinoid pesticide substantially weakens termites' ability to fight off fungal diseases, a finding that could lead to more effective methods of pest control.
With temperatures warming and corn emerging in some parts of the state, Indiana farmers should start scouting for signs of black cutworm, says John Obermeyer, integrated pest management specialist at Purdue University.
If you're walking in the woods or maybe even traveling along a road this spring in Indiana, you may come across some trees that have discolored bark and holes in the bark. Lenny Farlee, Hardwood Ecosystem Extension Specialist, shares what is causing this on ash trees, along with resources.
A twenty plus extension team led by Kara Salazar, sustainable communities extension specialist, and Michael Wilcox, assistant program leader and senior associate, have produced a new publication and curriculum titled "Enhancing the Value of Public Spaces," a must-have for community leaders.