"Biosecurity" and "Biocontainment" for
Livestock in 2001
The year 2001 has generated an additional wake-up call for those
involved with the health and well-being of our nation's livestock.
First, the hoof and mouth disease outbreak in Great Britain heightened
our awareness of biosecurity in the U.S. More...
Pesticide Storage and Security
Proper storage is important in keeping pesticides in good
condition for use next year as well as keeping children and unauthorized
people from tampering with these products. Pesticides should not
be exposed to temperatures over 110 degrees F.. More...
Fall Is Good Time to Find Buckthorn
Non-native, exotic buckthorn plants have been known to be a problem
in wooded and other natural areas for a number of years, due to
their competitive nature. However, in the past year, it has been
found that they also can be host to the soybean aphid, a new field
crop pest. More...