Dennis Ring, Morgan, Alan L., Pollet, Dale K. | 10/22/2010 12:06:38 AM
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supposed to be here shortly, but the temperature outside is a little
frosty. But this hasn’t deterred the insects. These are out and active:
Bugs for March include:
The weather has warmed, and the bugs are everywhere. Some are even a little early.
Bugs for April include:
Well, summer is here, and we are seeing some different pests to start it off.
Bugs for June include:
We have discussed
numerous pests that can be found in and around the homes and fields.
Recently we have had several beneficial insects sent in for
identification. Here are some of the more common beneficial insects we
see that help to manage the pest problems.
Bugs for July include:
As soggy as it
has been one would hope that most of the insects had drowned, but alas,
no such luck. Some have said they have become more relaxed and excited
in the somewhat cooler environment and many have moved indoors to escape
the constant drenches and standing puddles.
Bugs for August include:
The insect list
is short this month, but one item in particular includes an in-depth
discussion. The African honeybees and their recent discovery in two more
parishes have some of the public concerned. Before there is a panic,
some information needs to be presented.
Bugs for September include:
A couple of bugs
this month are new to the state. You're encouraged to pick up and send in
anything you have not seen before. Especially if you get plants from
outside the state or something unusual shows up after a storm or other
Bugs for October include:
The bug situation is gradually slowing down outside, but it could pick up indoors if clients are not careful!
Bugs for November include:
We finally got some rain but it only made things grow better for some pest.
Bugs for May include:
outside, but the bugs are still around. The weather may have killed a
few, but the vast majority is still kicking. A good example is the
mosquitoes we have been seeing every time the sun warms us up a little.
Bugs for February include: