Monthly Archives: January 2015

FREE Webinar: Pesticide Strategy – the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

What: Pesticide strategy- the good, the bad, and the ugly FREE WEBINAR When: Friday, February 6, 2015 1PM CST Where: Pesticides are useful tools if we use them properly. Improper use can harm the user and the environment and lead to secondary pest outbreaks. Learn how to use pesticides safely and effectively in this webinar presented by Kaci Buhl from Oregon State University. Moderated by Charles Pinkston and Danielle Carroll, Regional Extension Agents, Alabama Cooperative Extension System. Click here to login as a guest and participate in… Read More →

Indian meal moths

Last month I found an Indian meal moth in my kitchen. So what, you say? This insect is probably the most common pantry pest that I get calls on. And it’s in my kitchen. Which meant I had a task in front of me that I wasn’t looking forward to. Indian meal moths are small moths that fold their wings back to form a triangular shape when at rest. The wings are light tan with a coppery-red color at the tips. Larvae, are anywhere from creamy- white to… Read More →