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    Spotted Lanternfly Confirmed in Ohio, Jefferson County

    Oct 29, 2020

    On October 27, 2020, the Ohio Department of Agriculture announced that spotted lanternfly has been confirmed in Jefferson County, Ohio.

     

    Official News Release from Ohio Department of Agriculture linked here:

     

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    BYGL Reader Survey is LIVE!

    Oct 21, 2020

    Do you read the Buckeye Yard and Garden Line Newsletter?  Have you benefited from learning about insects, plants, diagnostics, and more?  Help us evaluate the newsletter by completing our BYGL Reader Survey.

     

    What is the 2020 BYGL Reader Survey?

    The survey is an opportunity for you to provide your feedback to help us improve BYGL now and well into the future! All survey results are anonymous and will be used by the Buckeye Environmental Horticulture Team in our research efforts to improve BYGL outreach and education efforts.

     

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Bed Bugs in Ohio - Webinar 2
Bed Bugs in Ohio Part 2

This is the second webinar focused on bed bugs in Ohio. In this webinar, Dr. Susan Jones of the Dept. of Entomology presents information about management options, including chemical and non-chemical, and also covers how to select a pesticide application company, and some of the current legal issues surrounding bed bug treatment. See below for details.

Introduction 0 - 0:40

Overview webinar 1 0:41 - 2:00

Insecticide resistance and insecticide choices 2:01 - 11:44

Pesticide use and DIY 11:45 - 24:26

Contact treatment pros, how to select treatment company 24:27-29:28

Pesticide application companies licenses, legal issues 29:29 - 38:41

Passive monitoring 38:42 - 47:28

Non-chemical and chemical options; efficacy 47:29 - 1:19:49

Bed Bugs in Ohio Part 2
Bed Bugs in Ohio Part 2

This is the second webinar focused on bed bugs in Ohio. In this webinar, Dr. Susan Jones of the Dept. of Entomology presents information about management options, including chemical and non-chemical, and also covers how to select a pesticide application company, and some of the current legal issues surrounding bed bug treatment. See below for details.

Introduction 0 - 0:40

Overview webinar 1 0:41 - 2:00

Insecticide resistance and insecticide choices 2:01 - 11:44

Pesticide use and DIY 11:45 - 24:26

Contact treatment pros, how to select treatment company 24:27-29:28

Pesticide application companies licenses, legal issues 29:29 - 38:41

Passive monitoring 38:42 - 47:28

Non-chemical and chemical options; efficacy 47:29 - 1:19:49

Bed bugs in Ohio - Part 1
Bed Bugs in Ohio Part 1

Dr. Susan Jones in the Dept. of Entomology at Ohio State University discusses the basics of bed bugs in Ohio as she presents information about identification, biology, dispersal, and verified resources to use in resolving a bed bug infestation.

Bed Bugs in Ohio Part 1
Bed Bugs in Ohio Part 1

Dr. Susan Jones in the Dept. of Entomology at Ohio State University discusses the basics of bed bugs in Ohio as she presents information about identification, biology, dispersal, and verified resources to use in resolving a bed bug infestation.

How to Modify a Vacuum to Remove Bed Bugs
Modify Vacuum for Collecting and Monitoring BED BUGS

Susan Jones, OSU Dept. of Entomology, shows how to modify a portable vacuum cleaner to safely suck up and remove bed bugs from furniture or other areas of a room. This video also covers how to check for bed bugs "captured" in the stocking inserted in the vacuum wand. Proper disposal of any live bed bugs caught in the stocking is also shown.

Modify Vacuum for Collecting and Monitoring BED BUGS
Modify Vacuum for Collecting and Monitoring BED BUGS

Susan Jones, OSU Dept. of Entomology, shows how to modify a portable vacuum cleaner to safely suck up and remove bed bugs from furniture or other areas of a room. This video also covers how to check for bed bugs "captured" in the stocking inserted in the vacuum wand. Proper disposal of any live bed bugs caught in the stocking is also shown.

Christmas Tree Selections for Ohio
Selecting Christmas Tree Species in Ohio

Insight into different species of Christmas Trees available for purchase here in Ohio. Looking for the perfect species for your tree this year? Watch this video to see the advantages, disadvantages and appearance of all the great Ohio trees.

Selecting Christmas Tree Species in Ohio
Selecting Christmas Tree Species in Ohio

Insight into different species of Christmas Trees available for purchase here in Ohio. Looking for the perfect species for your tree this year? Watch this video to see the advantages, disadvantages and appearance of all the great Ohio trees.