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Posts related to Insects (7)

Ground Nesting Bee Alert 2015

Now that the days of ice and snow are hopefully behind us, the activity of ground nesting bees has …

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Mole Cricket Alert

There have been a lot of calls about the level of mole cricket control from a lot of different …

Scoliid Wasps Hovering Over Lawns

We’ve had a number of inquiries about wasps hovering over lawns and other turf areas. Bluewinged wasps, Scolia dubia, …

Fall Armyworm Alert 2014

Insects are difficult to predict and that is especially true this year. Fall armyworms are generally a late-season pest, …

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Got Creeping Bentgrass Problems?

Imagine this. Rain followed by heat stress = creeping bentgrass problems. Just last week we diagnosed our first cases …

ALERT Ground Nesting Bees

March and April are the typical months to notice the activity of ground-nesting bees in turf. Ground nesting bee …