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Blueberry Fruit Fly [fact sheet]
The blueberry fruit fly (a.k.a. blueberry maggot or Rhagoletis mendax) can be a serious pest of blueberry in New Hampshire. It causes damage to…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Pesticide Safety Education 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
Blueberry Varieties for New Hampshire [fact sheet]
The printable version of 'Blueberry Varieties for New Hampshire' available for download contains a list that was developed to help New…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Bluegrass Billbug [fact sheet]
The bluegrass billbug (Sphenophorus parvulus) was first reported in the United States almost 100 years ago in Nebraska. Since then, it has become a…
Pesticide Safety Education, Agriculture & Gardens 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
Boxelder Bug [fact sheet]
The boxelder bug, Boisea trivittata, feeds primarily on pistillate (female) and seed bearing boxelder trees by sucking sap from leaves, tender twigs…
Pesticide Safety Education, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Bronze Birch Borer [fact sheet]
The bronze birch borer (Agrilus anxius) is found throughout the birch range in the U.S. and Canada. It attacks and breeds in paper birch, yellow…
Pesticide Safety Education, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Brooding and Caring for Chicks
Starting your chicks Raising a flock of chickens for home meat or egg production can be an easy and rewarding experience. Before you jump into…
Dairy, Livestock & Forage Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
C1 - Forest Pest Control and Timber Treatment Study Materials [Commercial]
Commercial applicator category Forest Pest Control and Timber Treatment (C1) is a subcategory of Forest Pest Control (C). This subcategory is for…
Pesticide Safety Education, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
C2 - Christmas Trees Study Materials [Commercial]
Commercial applicator category Christmas Trees (C2) is a subcategory of Forest Pest Control (C). This subcategory is for use with the maintenance…
Pesticide Safety Education, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Cabbage Looper [fact sheet]
The cabbage looper (Trichoplusia ni) is a North American native found throughout the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. It attacks all plants of the cabbage…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Pesticide Safety Education Agriculture & Gardens
Cabbage Maggot [fact sheet]
The cabbage maggot, Delia radicum, is one of the most destructive early season pests of crucifers and certain root crops in New Hampshire. It can…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Pesticide Safety Education Agriculture & Gardens
Calculating Lawn Fertilizer Rates [fact sheet]
Your soil test results tell you to apply a certain amount of fertilizer per 1,000 square feet and you’re confused about what to do next. How large is…
Landscape Installation & Maintenance, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Calculators for Mixing Water-Soluble Fertilizer
To get all of these calculators in a mobile format, click here. Sometimes mixing water-soluble fertilizer can be tricky.​ The fertilizer label…
Greenhouse, Nursery & Garden Centers, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Calculators for Monitoring and Adjusting Water Soluble Fertilizer
To get all of these calculators in a mobile format, click here. Sometimes calculating injector ratios, electrical conductivity (EC), and ppm N…
Greenhouse, Nursery & Garden Centers, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Calibrating a Fertilizer Spreader [video]
In this video, Extension field specialist, Margaret Hagen will describe how to calibrate a fertilizer spreader. See below for a full video transcript…
Landscape Installation & Maintenance, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Cankerworm [fact sheet]
The spring cankerworm (Paleacrita vernata) and the fall cankerworm (Alsophila pometaria) are native pests to the deciduous forest, shade, and…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Pesticide Safety Education Agriculture & Gardens
Carpenter Ants [fact sheet]
Carpenter ants (Camponotus spp.), along with termites, are the most troublesome structural pest in New Hampshire. Four species live in the state,…
Pesticide Safety Education, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Choosing the Right Sprayer for Best Application and to Avoid Fatigue [Video]
In this video, John Grandy demonstrates and compares two different styles of backpack sprayers, a large internally mounted piston pump vs a small…
Pesticide Safety Education, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Cluster Flies [fact sheet]
The large sluggish flies known as cluster or “attic" flies (Pollenia rudis and relatives) often invade New Hampshire homes in fall and turn into…
Pesticide Safety Education, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens