Warm Spring: Grub/Insecticide Application Timing?

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I’ve been getting some questions about grubs and timing of insecticides with this warmer than usual spring. Bob Baurenfeind, K-State Horticulture Entomologist wrote the following article for the KSUTurf blog to help address some of these concerns, read on below.

 

There have been recent inquires as to how the mild winter temperatures (December . . . → Read More: Warm Spring: Grub/Insecticide Application Timing?

Chitosan and pines: Got questions?

1) “Organic Disease Control (ODC™): Is This “Stuff” For Real and How Does It Work?”

There is a product being marketed for mountain pine . . . → Read More: Chitosan and pines: Got questions?

Brrrr It's Cold.

Brrrrr it has been cold this winter. I was talking with Bob Bauernfeind recently and he has been getting some of the same questions people have been asking me…”Will the really cold temps this winter, reduce the bug populations next spring/summer?”

Bob, put it this way. “If one exposed grubs directly to the cold air, . . . → Read More: Brrrr It's Cold. "Are the Bugs all Dead?"