Indoor Insects & Pests

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Indoor Insects & Pests

Programs

We offer numerous free and affordable programs on agriculture and natural resources, family and community health, economic health and youth development. We also offer many volunteer opportunities. Browse the list below.
Program

The HORT Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program is designed for commercial nursery/floral crop producers.

Program

The Texas Imported Fire Ant Research and Management Project is to find effective methods to eliminate this invasive species as a major economic and medical pest.

Program

This service provides training on how to scout for and identify insect, weed, and disease pests of cotton, and making pest management recommendations.

Courses

Course

Offered through Texas A&M University, this course reviews termite identification and biology, the proper way to conduct inspections and treatments, safety procedures, as well as both federal and Texas state laws governing insecticide use.

All Resources on Indoor Insects & Pests

  • Program

    This service provides training on how to scout for and identify insect, weed, and disease pests of cotton, and making pest management recommendations.

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  • Program

    The AgriLife Extension Entomology program is located across Texas and can provide advice on control of urban, structural, landscape, garden, veterinary and agricultural pests and pests that are threats to human health.

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  • Tools and Apps

    Fire Ant Spatial Information and Decision Support System provides a synthesis of information for use in suppression of the red imported fire ant.

  • Program

    The CityBugs program provides timely and accurate information about integrated pest management in urban environments.

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  • Service

    This service is intended to help Texas residents identify pest insects in the home, yard, garden or farm.

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  • Program

    IPM Experience House is a hands-on training facility that is used to provide a realistic, controlled environment for IPM training.

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  • Program

    Livestock veterinary entomology is the evaluation and understanding of ectoparasites that bite and feed on livestock and companion animals, affecting animals’ thriftiness, behavior, and lifestyle.

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  • Program

    The Phillip J. Hamman Termite Control Training School was developed to teach correct and proper treatments to termite control practitioners.

  • Service

    AgriLife Extension provides training to school IPM coordinators for the 1,026 independent school districts across Texas.

  • Tools and Apps

    The calculator allows the Extension educator to review the school campuses, create reports and determine what areas need to be improved, cleaned or repaired.

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