The IPM On The Fly podcast is brought to you from the University of Georgia Extension IPM Program with funding from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. This podcast series will focus on integrated pest management across a wide variety of topics. Invited guests will talk with us in the studio, connect from a distance and take us out into the field where the action is happening to get the most current, science-based information to you, wherever you are.
Episode 8: Vampires Among Us—Elmer Gray
University of Georgia public health specialist, Elmer Gray, lays out the landscape of some seasonal bloodsuckers. Listen now to learn ways of keeping the world's most dangerous animal at bay this summer.
Episode 7: The Busyness of Bees—Keith Delaplane
Dr. Keith Delaplane talks about his recently published book, Crop Pollination by Bees. He explains how supporting a diversity of bee species - both managed honeybees and wild, solitary bees - is critical for the future of agriculture.
Episode 6: Shoo Fly!—Ash Sial
Fruit entomologist, Dr. Ash Sial, talks about a tiny, yet destructive vinegar fly that is now a globally important pest.
Episode 5: MyIPM App–Brett Blaauw
Dr. Brett Blaauw talks about the MyIPM app series. The series has now expanded to include a MyIPM Row Crops app. Check back as specialists continue to expand this series for other crops and commodities.
Episode 4: Got Weeds?—Nick Basinger & David Weisberger
UGA weed specialist, Dr. Nick Basinger and PhD student David Weisberger talk about the power of cover crops in the battle against weeds.
Episode 3: Your House is a Cave—Dan Suiter
Dr. Dan Suiter talks about the most common fall bugs that like to seek shelter in our homes. Spoiler alert: cockroaches are on the list! Find out some best practices for prevention and management of pesky fall pests - and pick up some great trivia to use at your next cocktail party.