Monday, April 18, 2011

MSU News for Ag - Landscape 4/15/11

Protecting Austrian and Scotch pine from Zimmerman pine moth

Apr 15, 2011 | Dave Smitley | Pines weakened by these pests are susceptible to additional pest problems.

Why are my pine trees turning brown?

Apr 15, 2011 | Dennis Fulbright | Knowing the species of pine and the time of year you first see symptoms can help you identify the disease.

Small pests that can cause big problems on spruce

Apr 15, 2011 | Jill O’Donnell | Time to scout for Cooley and Eastern spruce gall adelgids.

It’s a “Clean Sweep” of outdated, unused and unwanted pesticides

Apr 14, 2011 | Mary Dunckel | Pesticide and mercury disposal in Michigan is safe, free and available at 18 sites throughout the state.

Moles in the lawn

Apr 15, 2011 | Kevin Frank | What works and doesn’t to deter moles from tunneling in turf.

White pine weevil has already started working; have you?

Apr 15, 2011 | Dave Smitley | This is one of the first insect pests of spring and needs your attention now.

Protecting Austrian and Scotch pine from Zimmerman pine moth

Apr 15, 2011 | Dave Smitley | Pines weakened by these pests are susceptible to additional pest problems.

European chafer grub damage to peak the next two weeks

Apr 15, 2011 | Dave Smitley | Dig up the soil around the damaged area and look for C-shaped white grubs to confirm these are the culprit.