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Managing Slugs in Crop Fields and Gardens

¿Hablas español? Una traducción de este artículo se puede encontrar aquí. Slugs are a common field crop and horticultural pest. Managing them is challenging because their damage is often confused with other pest damage, and pesticide options are few and…

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From Moth to Monster: Hornworms Return

A few weeks ago you were sitting back admiring your freshly planted garden. Neat little rows of tomato, pepper, squash, and cucumber plants accompanied by flowers and herbs were all planted in view from your back deck. As you sat…

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Are Stink Bugs Bugging You? Are Wasps the Solution?

Summary: Learn how University of Maryland researchers and University of Maryland Extension (UME) Master Gardeners collaborate on research to reduce brown marmorated stink bug populations in Maryland. Project Stink-be-Gone, by Rebeccah Waterworth As temperatures cool, many of you probably have…

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