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From: Willie O Chance <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thu, Jan 5, 2012 at 2:04 PM
Subject: Landscape Alert - Winter Insects
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*An Outreach of the UGA Center for Urban Agriculture*

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*Winter Insect Management Calendar*

*Information supplied by Kris Braman & Will Hudson, UGA Entomology
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*Upcoming Trainings*

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*January 10**
**Rejuvenation Pruning Webinar <http://ugaurbanag.com/webinars>*****

*Free* - 11:00 am****

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*January 25*
GCLP/GCPP Written Exams - Duluth <[log in to unmask]>

*January 25-27*
GGIA WinterGreen<http://gcpp.us1.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=1c82721f6aa3d39936681b94d&id=cea169d3eb&e=2ffce76402>
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Duluth**

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*February 2*****

Southeast Area Landscape
Training<http://www.okefenokeetech.edu/econdev/SALT2012.asp>,
Waycross****

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*February 14*

Public Works Assoc. 27th Annual Equipment Show<http://www.georgia.apwa.net/>,
Perry (Free)****

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*Association Events***

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*GGIA* <https://www.ggia.org/>**

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*UAC*<http://www.maltalandscape.com/cgi-bin/MySQLdb?VIEW=/events/viewindustry.txt>
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*Georgia Golf Course Superintendents Assoc. * <http://www.ggcsa.com/>**

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*Irrigation Association* <http://www.irrigation.org/>**

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*PLANET* <http://www.landcarenetwork.org/events/index.cfm>* *

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As you visit landscapes, scout for these insect pests this winter. Notify
your client when you find damaging levels of insects or mites.****

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Click on the insect names to find information to help you identify & manage
these pests. Notes* *after the insects name explain what you should do for
each insect if control is necessary. ****

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This publication offers help to manage landscape pests.
http://apps.caes.uga.edu/urbanag/GCLP/StudyGuide/chapter19.pdf****

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For pesticide recommendations, see the* Pest Control Handbook* -
http://www.ent.uga.edu/pmh/.  ****

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*Shrubs*

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**  **Southern red mite
<http://www.caes.uga.edu/departments/ent/lpm/ornamentals/soredmite.html>
(azalea,
camellia, holly)  Scout and spray a miticide for these pests****

**  **Armored scales <http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/mg005> (boxwood, camellia,
holly, gardenia, etc.) -  Treat with dormant oil****

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*Trees*

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**  **Bagworms <http://www.ugaurbanag.com/content/bagworms> - Prune them
out. These bags contain hundreds of eggs that may hatch next May****

**  **Maple borers - Prune out small branches with these pests. Improve
health of the tree with proper care****

**  **Lecanium
scale<http://www.caes.uga.edu/departments/ent/lpm/ornamentals/oaklecanium.html>-
Treat with dormant oils
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**  **Spruce spider
mite<http://www.caes.uga.edu/departments/ent/lpm/ornamentals/spruceredmite.html>-
Spray for these pests
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**  **Twig pruners and twig
girdlers<http://www.sfrc.ufl.edu/4h/twiggird.htm>- Prune and destroy
dead branches, and pick up and destroy fallen branches
to prevent insect emergence next year.****

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*Turf*

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**  **Turf insect information <http://lpm.uga.edu/turf/turf.html>****

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*Please share this information with others in the landscape & turf
industry. For more information:*

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Call your local Extension Agent at (800) ASK-UGA1 or locate your local
Extension Office at http://www.caes.uga.edu/extension/statewide.cfm****

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*Pest Management Handbook* (Follow all label directions when using any
pesticide) - www.ent.uga.edu/pmh/****

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*Helpful information online!*****

Find my local Extension Office <http://www.ugaextension.com/office.cfm>****

www.georgiaturf.com****

Upcoming Trainings<http://www.maltalandscape.com/cgi-bin/MySQLdb?VIEW=/events/viewindustry.txt>
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Pest Management Handbook <http://www.ent.uga.edu/pmh/>****

Pesticide Applicator Info <http://www.ent.uga.edu/pesticide.htm>****

Make a comment or
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Using info from *Alerts *to help my
business!<http://ugaurbanag.com/landscapealert/ways-use-uga-extension-landscape-alerts-add-value-landscape-services-you-offer>
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Georgia Certified Landscape Professional
<http://ugaurbanag.com/georgia-certified-landscape-professional-program> ***
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Georgia Certified Plant
Professional<http://www.ugaurbanag.com/georgia-certified-plant-professional>
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*Alerts* online <http://www.ugaurbanag.com/landscape-alert>****

Outdoor water use
rules<http://urbanagcouncil.com/PDF/Outdoor_Water_Use_Rules_UAC_2010.pdf>
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Extension Publications <http://www.caes.uga.edu/publications/>****

Bugwood  Pest Images <http://www.bugwood.org/>****

Professional Associations <http://www.ugaurbanag.com/associations>****

*Safety Makes Sense* training <http://www.ugaurbanag.com/safety>****

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-- 
Dr. Teri Hamlin
North Region Agriculture Education
Georgia Department of Education
204C Four Towers University of Georgia
Athens, Ga 30602
706-552-4461 / 706-540-0032
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