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46 matches found for focus pest control in Extension Publications

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  1. 100% Pest Management Recommendations for Horses [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "This 15-page publication describes common insect pests of horses, identifies symptoms of infestation, and outlines control practices. Bot flies, lice, house flies, and mange are among the pests covered. Photographs of many of the pests are included, as are handy pull-out pesticide tables and laundry tips. Offered in conjunction with Cornell University Cooperative Extension. "

  2. 100% Pest Management Recommendations for Sheep, Goats, and Swine [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "This 17-page publication describes common insect pests of sheep, goats, and swine, identifies symptoms of infestation, and outlines control practices. Sheep keds, hog lice, scab, and house flies are among the pests covered. Photographs of many of the pests are included, as are handy pull-out pesticide tables and laundry tips. Offered in conjunction with Cornell University Cooperative Extension. "

  3. 87% The Agronomy Guide
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "This 327 page publication is designed for easy reading and quick reference. In Part One - Crop and Soil Management, the chapters on specific crops include information about varieties, nutritional requirements, establishment, harvesting and special considerations. In Part Two - Pest Management, the chapters on Pest Control for specific crops include sections on weeds, insects and diseases."

  4. 81% A Pest Management Program for Alfalfa in Pennsylvania [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "This 12-page booklet that describes a pest-management program designed to meet the needs of alfalfa growers. Topics include alfalfa varieties and management, minimizing disease losses, weed control, loss of feeding value of alfalfa forage due to weeds, and insect control."

  5. 78% Agronomy Facts 64: Weed Management in Organic Cropping Systems
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "When managing weeds in organic systems, producers use many of the same techniques used in conventional systems, but they rely much more on nonchemical control strategies. The primary weed control strategies for organic systems are cultural and mechanical, focusing on prevention, crop rotation, crop competition, and cultivation."

  6. 64% Riparian Buffers in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "The condition of a riparian buffer - the areas adjacent to a stream, river, or water body - greatly influences the water quality of all water bodies and wetlands. Forested riparian zones reduce the delivery of non-point source pollution to waterways and water bodies, an issue of great concern to anyone interested in the ecological health of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, and the Commonwealth of Virginia. (The focus on the reduction of non-point source pollution was enhanced when the 1972 Clean Water Act was amended in 1987 with section 319 that called for plans to control such sources of pollution.)"

  7. 61% Developing an Integrated Turfgrass Pest Management Program
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "Turfgrasses, like all other plants, are subject to the ravages of pests. A turfgrass pest can be defined as any organism causing a measurable deterioration in the aesthetic or functional value of a turf."

  8. 46% Conservation Tillage Series: An Introduction to Weed Management for Conservation Tillage Systems [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "This fact sheet discusses ways to manage weeds and other vegetation in conservation tillage systems using cultural, mechanical, and chemical control tactics."

  9. 40% Agronomy Facts 59: Managing Burcucumber in Agronomic Crops [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "Burcucumber is a summer annual broadleaf weed that is becoming a serious problem in agronomic crops. Because of its prolonged seedling emergence and aggressive growth habit, burcucumber is not easily controlled using conventional weed-management strategies. Like most weeds, burcucumber can not be eradicated; however, an integrated control approach can reduce the size of burcucumber infestations and slow or stop the weed?s further spread."

  10. 40% Milk Production Costs of Pennsylvania Dairy Farms [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    ""If you don't measure it, you can't control it". Producers must first determine their costs if they are to gain control over them. "

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