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Are Home Remedies a Good Solution? Penn State Extension Says No!
Are Home Remedies a Good Solution? Penn State Extension Says No! - Articles Articles
Many home remedies can be found on the internet, but are they the best choice? More
Figure 1. Lodged corn seen from a distance.
Corn rootworms Suspected of Resistance to Bt Corn Varieties Discovered - Articles Articles
Western corn rootworms that developed resistance to some Bt corn varieties may now be a problem in PA. More
Alfalfa Weevil
Alfalfa Weevil - Articles Articles

Alfalfa Weevil

John Tooker, Ph.D.

Alfalfa weevil is one of the two most-damaging insect pests of alfalfa in Pennsylvania (the other is potato leafhopper). It is an exotic species that likely evolved in Asia, but appears to have been introduced to the U.S. at least three times. More
Mourad Louadfel, Bugwood.org
Keep an Eye Out for Cereal Leaf Beetle - Articles Articles
Scout now for infestations of cereal leaf beetle in small grain fields. The larval stage feeds on the leaves and fields appear white if heavily infested. More
West Nile Encephalitis: What You Need to Know
West Nile Encephalitis: What You Need to Know - Articles Articles

West Nile Encephalitis: What You Need to Know

Sharon I Gripp, Steve Jacobs, Winand Hock, Ph.D.

Basic information about West Nile Encephalitis, including history, transmission, symptoms, treatment and how to manage/control its existence in our community. More
Mosquito Biology and Control
Mosquito Biology and Control - Articles Articles

Mosquito Biology and Control

Sharon I Gripp, Charlie Pitts, Ph.D., Winand Hock, Ph.D.

Read about the biology and habitat of mosquitoes, strategies for eliminating breeding sites and reducing mosquito bites, and the safe use of insect repellents. More
Using Insect and Tick Repellents Safely
Using Insect and Tick Repellents Safely - Articles Articles

Using Insect and Tick Repellents Safely

Amy Korman, Sharon I Gripp, Steve Jacobs, Winand Hock, Ph.D.

Repellents are chemicals applied to provide relief and protection from mosquitoes, ticks, and other biting pests. Proper and safe use of these chemicals is necessary. More
Once sticky cards are placed in plastic bags, a marker can be used to highlight and count important insects.
Common Insects Found on Sticky Cards in High Tunnels - Articles Articles

Common Insects Found on Sticky Cards in High Tunnels

Elsa Sanchez, Ph.D., Kathleen Ayers

Using sticky cards is an important component of scouting for insects in high tunnels. More
Assessing Soybean Fields for Insect Damage
Assessing Soybean Fields for Insect Damage - Articles Articles
This time of year (July) a suite of insect pest species are feeding upon soybean foliage. More
Many different species of fungi produce fruiting bodies called mushrooms.
What Is Growing in My Landscape Mulch? Mushrooms, Slime Molds, and Fungus - Articles Articles
This article describes four common types of fungi growing in landscape mulches in the eastern United States: mushrooms, slime molds, bird's nest fungus, and the artillery fungus. More