Tag Archives: Pest Management

Lunch and Learn about Tree Pests

Carrie Smith with the Texas Forest Service invites interested professionals to attend the next meeting of the Dallas At-Large Chapter of the Society of American Foresters on August 20th, 2010 from 11 AM – 1 PM at Spring Creek BBQ in Irving (3514 West Airport Freeway, Irving, TX 75062).  The guest speaker will be Ron Billings, Texas Forest Service  Forest Pest Management Manager.  He will be discussing new & some old insect/disease problems in Texas.  For more information about the meeting, contact Carrie at 817-579-1847 (o)936-546-3123 (c)csmith@tfs.tamu.edu

IR-4 Survey

The mission of IR-4, more formally know as Interregional Research Project #4, is to facilitate the registration of sustainable pest management technology for specialty crops and minor uses.  Since all horticultural uses are minor in the big picture of pest management, IR-4 is instrumental in expanding labels to include ornamentals, fruits and vegetables. The IR-4 team recently opened  a Grower & Extension survey to help them focus theirresearch efforts on diseases, insects, and weeds. They will target thosediseases, insects, and weeds that impact crop production but do not… Read More →