BROOKINGS, S.D. - If you've seen a large noisy beetle resembling a June beetle in your yard or garden this fall, you're not alone. Adam Varenhorst, Assistant Professor & SDSU Extension Field Crop Entomologist said the SDSU Extension team has been receiving reports of the bumble flower beetle.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - Indian meal moths, also referred to as pantry moths, can become a major nuisance as their larvae will quickly spoil infested food products.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - Fall is when insects and spiders that overwinter as adults, begin looking for shelter. Often, making their way into our homes.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - Picnic and sap beetles are invading gardens and orchards throughout South Dakota and will be around until the first hard frost, explained Adam Varenhorst, Assistant Professor & SDSU Extension Field Crop Entomologist, who witnessed them in his own garden this summer.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - Growers will have an opportunity to vote whether or not Wormwood sage should be considered a noxious weed during the 2018 South Dakota State Fair, held in Huron Aug. 30-Sept. 3. The straw poll vote will take place at the SDSU Extension SDSU WEED Project booth. Recommendations from this polling will be passed along with recommendations to the S.D. Weed Commission.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - Over the summer the number one weed in South Dakota gardens and yards has been field bindweed, according to SDSU Extension staff.