- Date of Publication
- December 7, 2021
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Carpenter bees nest in wood and pith, which is the soft tissue in some plant stems. Some species nest in sound wood and can damage structures. This publication describes carpenter bees, their biology and behavior, and the damage they cause. Advice on prevention and control is included. (4 Pages)
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This publication explains how people can prepare for a terrorist attack that uses anthrax. It discusses the reasons anthrax might be used in a bioterrorist attack and lists symptoms of anthrax infection in people and signs in animals. (4 pages)
Do you know how to apply IPM principles to your school garden as required by Texas state law? After this course, learners will know how IPM principles apply to school gardens, differentiate between harmful and beneficial insects, and more. District School IPM Coordinators can use this module as part of their education plan.
Explore how to start a beehive with this online beekeeping course for beginners. Learn how to start a beehive, honey bee biology, beekeeping equipment needed and more.
Prepare to take the Private Pesticide Applicator Exam administered by the Texas Department of Agriculture with this course designed for pesticide applicators in Texas. Private pesticide applicators use or supervise the use of restricted-use or state-limited-use pesticides or herbicides to produce an agricultural commodity.
Those who participate in this course will learn about herbicides, different modes of action, and different herbicide families. Pesticide applicators looking to receive 1 hour of credit for TDA pesticide general CEU can be earned with this course.
This course covers the application requirements for the use of approved dicamba and 2,4-D auxin formulations. This training qualifies for 1 CEU of laws and regulations, and successful certification permits the use of approved auxin formulation for the 2023 season only.