Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Free good bug guide for the garden

Looking for a way to ID those beneficial in your garden? This FREE printable pocket guide is a great tool to do that for you. Downloadable and printable these quick reference cards will be a big help in the garden, keeping gardeners from killing the good guys. A must for organic gardeners! FREE NATURAL ENEMIES GUIDE

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Database for Insects, Mites and Nematodes

Need to locate Insects, Mites or Nematodes in culture? Natural Resources Canada has put together a database online to help locate them.

"The primary purpose of this database is to provide a comprehensive world-wide listing of producers and distributors who are willing to sell or donate live insects, mites or nematodes. It is intended to provide those in need with a current source for accessing live cultures and to give registrants the opportunity to expand their client base. Registrants listed on the database can be sorted by the viewer according to order, family, genus, scientific name, common name¹, use category, geographical region of production², or target pest of biological control agent..."

Monday, November 22, 2010

EPA issues second list of endocrine disruptors

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published on 17 November 2010 a second list of chemicals for which it intends to issue test orders under the Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP). more...

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Systemic Insecticides and Birds

Are we surprised that some birds species are declining? People seem to forget what someone does up stream from you and even down stream will impact your local ecology. A new book talks about this issue, The Systemic Insecticides: A Disaster in the Making.


Exotic Fruit Fly Found In Miami-Dade County

Florida Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Charles H. Bronson announced today that a peach fruit fly, Bactrocera zonata, has been found in a trap in a guava tree in Miami-Dade County. More...

Buglady Consulting now has a Facbook Page

Buglady Consulting has now added a Facebook page, posting stories related to pest management and the environment. Buglady on Facebook