Squash Bugs, it turns out, do not like water. USU Extension Expert Ron Patterson demonstrates how pouring some water at the base of a plant will bring squash bugs out of hiding, where you can squash the Squash Bug however you prefer.
Ask an Expert: Seven Tips to Keep Birds from Hitting Your Windows
Every year in the United States, it is estimated that nearly 600 million birds are killed from flying into windows. Some researchers say that number may be as high as 988 million, which is approximately 10 percent of the bird population in the country.Read More
USU Extension Awarded Grant from Yamaha for Sage-Grouse Conservation
Utah State University Extension's Utah Community-based Conservation Program (CBCP) was recently awarded a $12,500 grant and two ATVs from the Yamaha Motor Corporation. The grant will support field research designed to balance recreation on public lands with sage-grouse conservation, and was awarded as part of Yamaha's Outdoor Access Initiative to promote safe, responsible off-road vehicle riding and open, sustainable riding areas.Read More
USU Extension Sponsors Urban and Small Farms Conference
Utah State University Extension sponsors the Urban and Small Farms Conference February 21 to 23 at the Viridian Center in West Jordan.Read More