Dismiss the Myths: Fly Control on Equine Facilities

Learn about the different types of flies commonly found on horse farms, and develop a plan to control them.
Dismiss the Myths: Fly Control on Equine Facilities - Webinars
Length: 1 hour
Language: English
$0.00

Starting at FREE

Starting at FREE

Description

When: August 1, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Most horse owners are probably familiar with this sight: your horse standing in the stall or field, tail twisting, withers twitching, head swinging around to remove a pest fly that is biting, or head shaking to dislodge flies attacking eyes, nose or lips. Fly pests on equine facilities are common, especially during warmer spring and summer months, and while there are a range of control options available, it isn’t always easy to determine what the most effective and safe methods may be.

There are six basic steps to establishing an Integrated Pest Management plan for your horse farm:

  • Identifying your pest(s)
  • Learning their basic biology
  • Establishing tolerance thresholds
  • Monitoring pest populations
  • Implementing prevention, management, and control methods
  • Evaluating the plan

This webinar will review basic identification and biology of the major filth fly pests found in horse facilities; stable flies, house flies, horn flies, and face flies, as well as briefly discussing other biting fly pests like horse flies and mosquitoes.

Instructors

More by Erika Machtinger 

Reviews

Only registered users can write reviews. Please, log in or register

Faq

faq

How do I access a webinar?
How long is a webinar?
If I register for a webinar, but am unable to attend the live session, can I view a recording of the webinar at a later time?
Can a recorded webinar be viewed multiple times?
What materials will I need for a webinar?
What devices and browsers are supported for webinars?
Is there technical support for webinars?
Who can sign up for a webinar?
Will I be given the opportunity to ask questions during a live webinar?
Are webinars accessible for people who require special needs or services?
Can I register a group for a webinar?
Who do I contact if I have a question about a specific webinar?
How do I register for a webinar over the phone?