Pests and Diseases

Recommendations for diagnosing and managing weeds, diseases and pests in turfgrass, including beetles, grubs, dandelions, webworms, billbugs, chinch bugs and spotted lanternflies. Tips on organic care and using pesticides and fungicides.

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Japanese Beetle Management
Japanese Beetle Management - Online Courses Online Courses

Japanese Beetle Management

2

1 hour

$25.00
Learn to recognize the damage Japanese beetles do to turfgrass and ornamental plants, and how to manage infestations. Earn pesticide applicator credits. More
Turf & Ornamentals School
Turf & Ornamentals School - Workshops Workshops

Turf & Ornamentals School

07/12/2018

Annville, PA

$85.00
Pest management information on ornamental plants and turfgrass pests will be covered at this informative school. More
Which Pesticide License Does Your Business Need?
Which Pesticide License Does Your Business Need? - Articles Articles
In Pennsylvania, Green Industry professionals who use pesticides need to understand the Pennsylvania pesticide laws and how to comply with them. More
Noxious Weed - Catsear
Noxious Weed - Catsear - Articles Articles
Catsear (Hypochaeris radicata or Hypochoeris radicata), also known as flatweed, cat's ear or false dandelion, is a perennial, low-lying herb often found in lawn. More
European elm scale. Photo: Emelie Swackhamer
Landscape Pest Identification Walk - Workshops Workshops

Landscape Pest Identification Walk

Multiple Options Available

From: $15.00

To: $20.00

The Landscape Pest Identification Walk is an informative session on woody ornamental insect and disease problems in the landscape. More
Organic Land Care Best Management Practices Manual
Organic Land Care Best Management Practices Manual - Articles Articles
This free manual provides recommendations to land managers and landscape contractors on best management practices for effectively conducting organic land care. More
Photo: P. Landschoot, Penn State
SDHI Fungicides for Turfgrass Diseases - Articles Articles

SDHI Fungicides for Turfgrass Diseases

Peter Landschoot, Ph.D.

As summer approaches, plans are being finalized for disease prevention and control programs. More
Photo: Howard F. Schwartz, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org, dandelion, Taraxacum officinale
Dandelion as a Landscape Weed - Articles Articles
Dandelion is a perennial weed of lawns, landscape ornamental beds, and nurseries. More
White grub damage in a residential lawn. Photo: N. Bosold, Penn State (retired)
White Grubs—Underground Marauders in Turf - Articles Articles
White grubs are probably one of the most common turfgrass insect pests encountered in Pennsylvania lawns. More
Photo: P. Landschoot, Penn State
Brown Ring Patch Active in Central PA - News News
In May, 2017, I received a call from a golf course in central PA about a disease producing yellow circular patches on annual bluegrass greens. More
Calibration How Tos: How to Calibrate Your Rotary Spreader
Calibration How Tos: How to Calibrate Your Rotary Spreader - Videos Videos
The video shows you how to calibrate your rotary spreader. More
Jim Baker, North Carolina State University, Bugwood.org
White Grubs in Home Lawns - Articles Articles
Home lawns in Pennsylvania can be damaged by the larval stages of various species of scarab beetles, including Japanese beetles and northern masked chafer grubs. More
Mark Dreiling, Bugwood.org
Sod Webworms in Home Lawns - Articles Articles
Several species of sod webworms or "lawn moths" commonly infest home lawns. The larvae can cause major damage to residential turfgrass, especially during drought. More
Sod Webworm as Occasional Pests of Field Corn
Sod Webworm as Occasional Pests of Field Corn - Articles Articles
Several species of sod webworms occasionally may be serious pests to young corn plants during May and early June. More
Green June Beetle
Green June Beetle - Articles Articles
Home lawns in select areas of Pennsylvania often are subject to severe and extensive injury from green June beetle grubs. More
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