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- Published: Friday, Nov. 9, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missourians can use social media to get expert answers to their gardening questions. Missouri Master Gardeners and University of Missouri Extension horticulture specialists teamed up to create the new Ask a Missouri Master Gardener ...
- Published: Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018
HILLSBORO, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension in Jefferson County will hold Master Gardener classes Monday evenings at Jefferson College’s Hillsboro campus. Weekly classes will be 6:30-9:30 p.m., Feb. 26 to May 7, said MU Extension ...
Publication date: April 1, 2019
The ability to sting, coupled with their great mobility, makes bees and wasps some of the most feared of all insects. Many species of bees and wasps are present in every geographic region of Missouri. These species vary in aggressiveness and other ...
Publication date: June 1, 2017
This Restricted-Use Pesticide Record-Keeping Form is for use with MP692, USDA Pesticide Record-Keeping Requirements for Certified Private Applicators of Federally Restricted-Use Pesticides. The revised form includes places to note information ...
Publication date: June 1, 2017
The 1990 farm bill requires private certified pesticide applicators to keep records of all applications of federally restricted-use pesticides (RUP). The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) administers the ...
Publication date: Oct. 1, 2016
Carpet beetles and clothes moths can cause serious damage to fabrics, furs and carpets, among other items. This publication describes the carpet beetle and clothes moth species most commonly found in Missouri homes.Carpet beetlesCarpet beetles belong ...
Publication date: April 1, 2016
Silverfish and firebrats (also called bristletails) belong to the insect order Thysanura. Three species of silverfish — Lepisma saccharina, Ctenolepisma longicaudata and Ctenolepisma quadriseriata — and one species of firebrat, Thermobia ...
Publication date: Dec. 1, 2015
Crickets belong to the insect order Orthoptera, which also includes grasshoppers and katydids. The chirping sounds for which they are famous are made by the adult males rubbing their wings together to attract females. Like their grasshopper and ...
Identification, life cycle and habits, damage potential, and control measures for dark-winged fungus gnats.
Identification, life cycle and habits, damage potential and control measures for fruit flies.
Identification, life cycle and habits, damage potential, and control measures for green bottle flies.
Identification, life cycle and habits, damage potential, and control measures for house flies.
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