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Backpack Sprayer 1 [Online Recertification Course]
On-line Recertification Course - Backpack Sprayer 1 Backpack sprayers are inexpensive, lightweight, easy to use, and perfectly suited to small…
Agriculture & Gardens, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Pesticide Safety Education Agriculture & Gardens
Backpack Sprayer 2 [Online Recertification Course]
Online Recertification Course - Backpack Sprayer 2 Backpack sprayers are inexpensive, lightweight, easy to use, and perfectly suited to small jobs…
Agriculture & Gardens, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Pesticide Safety Education Agriculture & Gardens
Bees and Their Habitats in Four New England States [bulletin]
Published by the Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station This publication was produced by members of the Northern New England…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Landscape Installation & Maintenance, Taking Action for Wildlife, Natural Resources Agriculture & Gardens, Natural Resources
Beneficial Insects in New Hampshire Farms & Gardens [fact sheet]
Although there are plenty of references on insect pests, there are relatively few references that feature beneficial insects. I wrote this…
Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet
Biology and Management of Ticks in New Hampshire [fact sheet]
There are two families of ticks, the Ixodidae (hard ticks) and Argasidae (soft ticks). Those of importance to hikers, campers, and pet owners are in…
Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Bird damage prevention for Northern New England Fruit Growers [fact sheet]
Birds can become especially serious pests in blueberries and strawberries, but they also cause injury in other small fruit and tree fruit. There are…
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Berry Crops Fact Sheet
Black Flies [fact sheet]
New Hampshire is home to approximately 40 species of black flies. Of these species, only 4 or 5 are considered to be significant human biters or…
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Agriculture & Gardens
Blacklegged Ticks in NH - 2017 [map]
This map show the confirmed records of blacklegged ticks in New Hampshire through November 27, 2017. Data compiled by Alan Eaton. 11 x 17…
Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Blacklegged Ticks Increasing in NH [video]
    These maps are the results of 27 years of surveying by Dr. Alan Eaton for Blacklegged ticks (Ixodes scapularis). Black legged ticks occur in all…
Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Blueberry Stem Borer [fact sheet]
Oberea myops Haldeman Blueberry stem borer is a beetle also known as the rhododendron stem borer and the azalea stem borer. It is in the family…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Agriculture & Gardens
Borers in New Hampshire Apple Trees [fact sheet]
Several species of insects bore into New Hampshire apple trees, including roundheaded apple tree borer, flatheaded apple-tree borer, dogwood borer (…
Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Codling Moth [fact sheet]
Once thought of as the most destructive insect pest on apples, this European native now exists wherever apples are grown in the U.S. Since the…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Agriculture & Gardens
Colorado Potato Beetle [fact sheet]
The Colorado Potato Beetle (CPB) preferred the potato to its host weed and has spread to become a serious pest throughout the US and Eastern Canada.…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Insect Identification Services, Pesticide Safety Education Agriculture & Gardens
Controlling Wasps, Bees and Hornets Around Your Home [fact sheet]
Wasp encounters can be painful, even life-threatening, for a few highly sensitive people. Yet some New Hampshire species are not very aggressive and…
Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Corn Rootworms in New Hampshire [fact sheet]
Introduction We have three species of rootworms on New Hampshire corn. Their effects can sometimes be serious enough to require action. In states…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Agriculture & Gardens
Dealing with Woodchuck Damage [fact sheet]
Woodchucks frequently damage plants in NH home grounds and gardens. They mow down many garden plants, and dig burrows which dry out the roots of…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Eastern Equine Encephalitis and Mosquito Management in NH [fact sheet]
Disease description and transmission Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) is a mosquito-spread disease of birds that sometimes is transmitted (via…
Agriculture & Gardens, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Fruit Injury Types Recognized in Annual New Hampshire Apple Harvest Evaluations [fact sheet]
Arthropod Injury Plum Curculio: I see two forms of PC injury at harvest time. 1) Typical PC injury is created when the fruit is very young. It…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Hornworms on Tomatoes in New Hampshire [fact sheet]
We have two species of hornworms that feed on tomato foliage (occasionally the fruit) in New Hampshire. The most common by far is the tobacco…
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Yard & Garden vegetable crops Fact Sheet
Identifying Choke Cherry: A Source of X Disease [fact sheet]
Choke cherry identification is important for peach and sweet cherry growers. This is because choke cherry (Prunus virginiana L.) is important in…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Agriculture & Gardens