http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/pocket-gophers-no-1-enemy-subsurface-drip-irrigation-western-alfalfa?page=1 No ‘silver bullet’ to stop rodent damage Dec 31, 2015 Cary Blake Pocket gopher. Photo: Jack Kelly Clark, UC IPM Program. The war underway in agriculture continues and its strategic battlefield is located underground. The continued farming skirmish pits western alfalfa growers – who want to upgrade from traditional surface irrigation systems to more water efficient subsurface drip … [Read more...] about Pocket gophers – No. 1 enemy in subsurface drip irrigation in western alfalfa
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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..?
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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
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