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Know garden pests before deciding on a path to control

Aug 9, 2019
Beneficial insects will often show up to feed on pest insects so don't kill indiscriminately.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Researchers determine ideal areas and timing for biological control of invasive stink bug

Jun 10, 2019
Biological control of the brown marmorated stink bug, an invasive pest that devastates gardens and crops, would be more effective in natural areas bordering crops or at times when certain insecticides aren’t being applied.

By Chris Branam | News Story

A look back on a year of gardening stories

Jan 12, 2019
A story about yellowjackets topped the most-popular list.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

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Dogwood infestation, naughty or nice bug?

I live in Gresham and have noticed bugs on my three dogwood trees. I tried to do an internet search and think they might be Caligripha beetles? I am including a photo. There are also many small white grub looking insects as well, I was thinking it it the same bug in its larval state? Can you please...

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