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Camphor Shoot Borer (Cnestus mutilatus) - Articles Articles
Camphor shoot borers are an introduced species of ambrosia beetle that attack small-diameter branches and trunks of stressed, weakened, and dying trees. They also accidentally bore holes into plastic gasoline containers, hoses, and tanks. More
Ticks and Lyme Disease
Ticks and Lyme Disease - Workshops Workshops

Ticks and Lyme Disease

03/11/2019

Altoona, PA

$10.00
Learn more about the serious threats Ticks and Lyme Disease have on outdoor gardeners. More
What is INCORRECT in this photo?
Are you a Pesticide Storage Master or Amateur? - Articles Articles
Follow these practices for safe pesticide storage. More
Read the Label First
New Changes to Paraquat Label - News News

New Changes to Paraquat Label

01/30/2019

EPA has taken action on paraquat dichloride, a herbicide that can be poisonous to humans. Additional training is needed to use this product. More
Half respirator
Respirator Fit Testing — Now Available - News News
Explanation of need for respirator fit test. Contact information for how to schedule a fit test. More
Image Credit: Emelie Swackhamer, Penn State Extension
Spotted Lanternfly Agricultural Producer and Forest Landowner Impact Survey - News News
A survey is currently underway to gather information from horticultural growers, field crop farmers, and forest landowners on the potential economic impact of the spotted lanternfly (SLF) on agriculture and forestry. More
Vegetable Pesticide Update
Vegetable Pesticide Update - Workshops Workshops

Vegetable Pesticide Update

03/22/2019

Roaring Spring, PA

$13.00
Pennsylvania commercial and public pesticide applicators will earn core and category credits at this workshop. More
Small Fruit Pesticide Update
Small Fruit Pesticide Update - Workshops Workshops

Small Fruit Pesticide Update

03/21/2019

Roaring Spring, PA

$13.00
Pennsylvania commercial and public pesticide applicators will earn core and category credits at this workshop. More
Greenhouse Pesticide Update
Greenhouse Pesticide Update - Workshops Workshops

Greenhouse Pesticide Update

03/20/2019

Roaring Spring, PA

$13.00
Pennsylvania commercial and public pesticide applicators will earn core and category credits at this workshop. More
Adult spotted lanternflies. Photo Credit: E. Smyers
Control de la Mosca Linterna con Manchas para el Público en General - Articles Articles

Control de la Mosca Linterna con Manchas para el Público en General

Heather L Leach, Dave Biddinger, Ph.D., Grzegorz (Greg) Krawczyk, Ph.D.

Las MLM son una plaga invasora destructiva que amenaza la agricultura, la industria maderera y ornamental y las plantas de jardín. More
What's New in Agronomic Pest Control
What's New in Agronomic Pest Control - Online Courses Online Courses

What's New in Agronomic Pest Control

4

30 minutes

$15.00
Learn about the new developments in the agronomic pest market, including insect, disease and weed control. Earn pesticide applicator credits. More
Spotted lanternfly feeding on grapevine. Image by Erica Smyers.
Updated Insecticide Recommendations for Spotted Lanternfly on Grape - Articles Articles
Insecticide recommendations for spotted lanternfly in grape, updated January 2019. More
Updated Insecticide Recommendations for Spotted Lanternfly on Tree Fruit
Updated Insecticide Recommendations for Spotted Lanternfly on Tree Fruit - Articles Articles
Insecticide recommendations for spotted lanternfly in tree fruit, updated January 2019. More
Controlling Tree of Heaven: Why it Matters
Controlling Tree of Heaven: Why it Matters - Videos Videos

Controlling Tree of Heaven: Why it Matters

David R. Jackson

3:53

Learn about the invasive tree-of-heaven, commonly found in Pennsylvania, and how you can use it to help control another invasive species, spotted lanternfly. More
Tree of Heaven: Accurate Identification
Tree of Heaven: Accurate Identification - Videos Videos

Tree of Heaven: Accurate Identification

David R. Jackson

3:47

Learn the distinguishing characteristics of the invasive tree-of-heaven that you can use to accurately identify it. More
Pesticide Applicator FAQs
Pesticide Applicator FAQs - Videos Videos

Pesticide Applicator FAQs

Liz Bosak, PhD

4:01

Answers to frequently asked questions by private pesticide applicators in Pennsylvania. More
Preventing Stored Grain Pests
Preventing Stored Grain Pests - Videos Videos

Preventing Stored Grain Pests

Liz Bosak, PhD

4:10

Avoid costly docking at the mill and grain fumigation expenses by taking the steps necessary to prevent a stored grain pest infestation. More
Mid-Atlantic Field Crop Weed Management Guide
Mid-Atlantic Field Crop Weed Management Guide - Guides and Publications Guides and Publications

Mid-Atlantic Field Crop Weed Management Guide

Dwight Lingenfelter, William S. Curran, Ph.D.

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Get strategies and peruse herbicide tables for managing weeds in corn, sorghum, soybeans, small grains, and forages. More
Crops Conferences and Crops Days Sponsorship/Exhibitor Opportunities
Crops Conferences and Crops Days Sponsorship/Exhibitor Opportunities - News News
Please join us as a Sponsor or Exhibitor at the 2019 Penn State Extension Crops Conferences and Crops Days! A variety of educational programs will be offered. More
Steatoda grossa female. Photo by Steven Jacobs, Penn State Extension
False Black Widow Spider - Articles Articles

False Black Widow Spider

Steve Jacobs

The false black widow is found in the coastal states of the Atlantic, Gulf, and Pacific regions. It is a common spider in homes and other structures. More
Parasteatoda tepidariorum female. Photo by Steven Jacobs, Penn State Extension
Common House Spider - Articles Articles

Common House Spider

Steve Jacobs

Parasteatoda tepidariorum is widely distributed throughout the world. It commonly constructs webs in the corners of walls and windows in houses and barns. More
Eris militaris. Photo by Lynette Elliott, BugGuide.net, photo# 457511
Bronze Jumper - Articles Articles

Bronze Jumper

Steve Jacobs

This spider is found throughout most of the continental United States and Canada. More
Salticus scenicus female. Photo by Steven Jacobs, Penn State Extension
Zebra Jumper - Articles Articles

Zebra Jumper

Steve Jacobs

This spider, originally from Europe and Asia, is found sporadically from Nova Scotia to British Columbia, south to Georgia, and westward to Colorado. More
Cheiracanthium inclusum male. Photo by Steven Jacobs, Penn State Extension
Agrarian Sac Spider and Longlegged Sac Spider - Articles Articles
Sac spiders are found on foliage; under leaf litter, stones, and boards; on buildings under windowsills and siding; and in wall and ceiling corners in homes. More
Pholcus phalangioides. Photo by Anita Gould, Flickr
Longbodied Cellar Spider - Articles Articles

Longbodied Cellar Spider

Steve Jacobs

The longbodied cellar spider has extremely long legs and is found in many types of buildings throughout the year. It is not known to be in any way harmful. More
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