Resources

Resource Category Topic Type
Asiatic Garden Beetle [fact sheet]
Introduction A native of Japan and China, where it is not an important pest, the Asiatic garden beetle (Maladera castanea) was first discovered…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Automated Calf Feeders [Video] & Research Experience with Calving Sensors [Video]
Experts and state producers shared their knowlege and experience using automated calf feeders during a March 22, 2018 webinar hosted by UNH…
Dairy, Livestock & Forage Crops, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
B - Right-Of-Way and Commercial Weed and Brush Control Study Materials [Commercial]
Commercial applicator category Right-Of-Way and Commercial Weed and Brush Control (B) is for commercial applicators who wish to use or supervise…
Pesticide Safety Education, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
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
Balsam Gall Midge [fact sheet]
The Balsam gall midge (Paradiplosis tumifex), also known as the Balsam fir needle gallmaker, causes damage to balsam fir Christmas trees in many…
Pesticide Safety Education, Agriculture & Gardens, Forest & Trees, Natural Resources Agriculture & Gardens
Bee Nest Box Guidelines
New Hampshire is home to hundreds of species of native bees. Many of NH’s native bees are cavity nesting mason bees and leafcutter bees. These…
Landscape Installation & Maintenance, Agriculture & Gardens, Speaking for Wildlife, Natural Resources Agriculture & Gardens, Natural Resources
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
Beetles on Ornamental Plants [fact sheet]
In late spring and early summer, there are several species of adult beetles in the home landscapes of New Hampshire, attacking prized ornamental…
Landscape Installation & Maintenance, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
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
Best Practices for Submitting Your Insect for Identification
There are between 10 and 20 thousand species of insects in New Hampshire, so identifying an insect, spider or tick is often the crucial first step…
Insect Identification Services, Agriculture & Gardens
Best Practices for Submitting Your Soil Sample
Cooperative Extension’s soil testing service dates back to 2005. The number of samples we process averages more than 3,000 a year. The following list…
Soil Testing Services, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
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
Birch Leafminer [fact sheet]
The birch leaf miner (Fenusa pusilla) feeds primarily upon three host plants: gray birch, paper birch, and European white birch. This European native…
Pesticide Safety Education, Agriculture & Gardens 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
Bird Damage Prevention for Northern New England Fruit Growers [fact sheet]
Introduction Birds can become especially serious pests in blueberries and strawberries, but they also cause injury in other small fruit and tree…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
BK - Beekeeper Study Materials [Private]
Beekeeper (BK) is a private applicator commodity. This page contains the required manuals and factsheets for Beekeeper (BK) private license…
Pesticide Safety Education, Agriculture & Gardens 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