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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
Birds can become especially serious pests in blueberries and strawberries, but they also cause injury in other small fruit and tree fruit. There are…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Agriculture & Gardens
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…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, 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…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
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