Here are a few of the recent articles and videos about Texas AgriLife entomologists in the media. Note: you may have to sign in with the media provider to view some of these stories.
- Best wasp and hornet sprays. by Doug Mahoney. New York Times Wirecutter. July 16 2020.
- Simple Things You Can Do to Reduce Mosquitoes Around Your Home. Tips from Dr. Mike Merchant for making your backyard mosquito-proof. Produced by the City of Plano. May 20, 2020.
- Even pesticide applicators go back to school digitally this summer. AgriLife Today News Release. July 2020.
- The Best Insect Repellents to Protect You From Bug Bites in Summer 2020 Prevention.com May 18, 2020
- EDITORIAL Murderous hornets are just the latest crime wave against native insects, Dallas Morning News Opinions Section, May 17, 2020
- North Texas’ Bed Bug Infestation Growing At Alarming Rate, CBS Dallas/Fort Worth Channel 11 Special report, October 2, 2012
- Houston mosquitoes swarm, but relief is on the way Houston Chronicle, October 23, 2011
- Positive heat wave side effects: Fewer fire ants CBS-DFW Channel 11, August 15, 2011
- DFW has five straight record highs, but at least bugs are gone Fort Worth Star Telegram, August 5, 2011
- Rasberry crazy ants on the move AgriLife Today, July 29, 2011
- Ticks make you nervous? AgriLife Today. July 18, 2011
- Pesky thrips can be annoying. NBC Channel 5, May 10, 2011
- Bill would relax Pest Control Rules for Schools. Texas Tribune, March 10, 2011
- Cold a problem for plants, not pests. Weatherford Democrat, February 16, 2011
- Wizzie Brown puts home remedies for fire ant control to the test. AgriLife Today. March 7, 2011
- Bedbug Nation: Critters make a comeback. Amanda Gardner. Bloomberg Business News. Sept. 3, 2010. An article about the growing anxiety accompanying the spread of bed bugs in the U.S.
- Statewide Volunteers receive Entomology Specialist training in San Antonio. Paul Schattenberg. AgriLife News. Oct. 5, 2010 Report on this year’s intensive entomology training class for Master Volunteers.
- Bed bugs are back in Dallas and eating into budgets. Dallas Morning News, August 16, 2010, Christina Rosales.
- Study enlists backyard bug counters to learn whether fireflies may be flaming out. Dallas Morning News, August 11, 2010, Kristjana Gudmundsson. Update on a citizen science project on fireflies.
- San Antonio doing the cricket crunch. San Antonio Express News, July 15, 2010, Jeorge Zarazua. Also see Crickets take over San Antonio July 16, 2010 WWLP.com
- DFW will see more mosquitoes due to rains. Fort Worth Star Telegram. July 10, 2010.
- Post-Alex rains may ignite mosquito population explosion. Mike Jackson. AgriLife News. July 2, 2010
- The hated mosquito comes under scientific scrutiny. Tara Dooley. Houston Chronicle, July 6, 2010
- Great sunflower project invites public to help track bees. Rebecca Perry. Dallas Morning News, July 8, 2010
- Nasty bagworm and webworm infestations, Ken Kalthoff. NBCDFW.com June 25, 2010
- Weather partly to blame for bug boom. Theodore Kim. Dallas Morning News, June 5, 2010
- Squash bugs. Rebecca Perry. Dallas Morning News June 3, 2010
- Mega-termite swarms spell trouble. KDFW TV, May 10, 2010
- Club soda won’t kill fire ants. Dallas Morning News, March 10, 2010.
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