http://ipm.ucanr.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn7427.html Originally introduced from France as a source of food to humans in the 1850’s, snails and slugs are now one of the biggest pests and can do much damage to a garden or landscape. Snails and slugs are biologically similar, except snails possess an external shell. They travel by gliding along a muscular “foot,” which emits a constant mucus. Information is provided by the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Statewide Integrated … [Read more...] about Did You Know..?
http://newsok.com/article/3627244 Control your pocket gophers By Ray Ridlen Published: November 28, 2011 Q: How do I control pocket gophers? A: Pocket gophers are stocky, short-legged, medium-sized rodents with bodies well-adapted for digging. They get their name from the deep, fur-lined external cheek pouches, in which food, mostly tubers and roots, is carried. Coloration varies in individuals and in species from yellowish-tan to browns and blacks. Spotted and albino individuals are fairly … [Read more...] about Useful Information for Controlling Pocket Gophers
Elston’s 3-PT Hitch Machine: The Artificial Burrow Builder “Just watch the machine do the work!” Easy.. For use to create an artificial burrow/runway of a Pocket Gopher and dispenses the required amounts of bait subsoil. Fast.. Bait is dispensed underground, out of the reach of grazing animals and wildlife. Economical.. Cost of the bait is only a few dollars per acre. Proven by actual field tests, the Elston Gopher Getter builds and baits artificial Pocket Gopher runways in an efficient … [Read more...] about 3 Point Hitch Machine: The Artificial Burrow Builder for Dispensing Gopher Bait
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A bumper crop of pocket gophers By Jim Stordahl U of M Extension Educator Updated May 5, 2016 (0) As I drive around the region, I notice there seems to be a bumper crop of pocket gophers in the road ditches and hay fields. For anyone that produces alfalfa, one is always alert to these pesky critters that fashion dirt mounds creating another layer of difficulty for harvest. If you produce forage crops, the pocket gopher is your enemy. Pocket gophers are burrowing rodents so named because … [Read more...] about A bumper crop of pocket gophers
Snails and Slugs Integrated Pest Management for Home Gardeners and Landscape Professionals Snails and slugs are among the most bothersome pests in many gardens and landscapes. The brown garden snail, Cornu aspersum (formerly Helix aspersa), is the most common snail causing problems in California gardens. It was introduced from France during the 1850s for use as food. Another troublesome snail is the white garden snail, Theba pisana. It currently is established only in San Diego County but has … [Read more...] about Snails and Slugs Integrated Pest Management for Home Gardeners and Landscape Professionals
Moles and pocket gophers top list of usual suspects Use a probe to find main chamber of gopher’s tunnels Garden Detective: What’s digging up this lawn? It could be moles or, more likely, pocket gophers. Ahmed Alei Special to The Bee BY DEBBIE ARRINGTON email@example.com Q: Here is a picture of what something is doing to our lawn. Can you identify the culprit, and can you tell us how to get rid of it? We find the diggings but no sign of holes. Help! AHMED ALEI, SACRAMENTO A: As soon as … [Read more...] about Garden Detective: What’s attacking this lawn?
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