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  • Watch out for daylily leafminer

     
    Master Gardener Barb sent a good article about a new pest: Last summer for the first time I noticed leafminer tunnels in the leaves of some of my daylily cultivars. I was familiar with the unsightly mines left by insects......
  • USDA testing finds 30-plus unapproved pesticides on the herb cilantro

    USDA testing finds 30-plus unapproved pesticides on the herb cilantro
    Just in time for cookout season, some unsettling news arrives for guacamole and salsa lovers: Federal testing turned up a wide array of unapproved pesticides on the herb cilantro — to an extent that surprises and concerns government scientists....
  • Icky Invasion: Many tree owners want to get rid of tent caterpillars often called bag or web worms

    Icky Invasion: Many tree owners want to get rid of tent caterpillars often called bag or web worms
    GREENE COUNTY, Mo. - All across the Ozarks tree owners are noticing what's often called an icky invasion. The presence of eastern tent caterpillars is also a sign of spring. Eastern tent caterpillars are creating large white nests or tents in many trees....
  • Stink bugs are ruining Virginia's apples

    Stink bugs are ruining Virginia's apples
    As if you needed another reason to dislike stink bugs: they are ruining Virginia’s apples. The odorous insects caused $37 million in damage to the 11 varieties grown in the Old Dominion, according to the state Office of the Secretary of Agriculture...
  • Experts find way to make mosquitoes dengue-free

    Experts find way to make mosquitoes dengue-free
    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Injecting a bacteria into mosquitoes can block them from transmitting the dengue virus and help control the spread of a disease that kills 20,000 annually in more than 100 countries, scientists said. In two papers published in the...
  • $5.7 million to battle "bug from hell"

    Apple lovers can breath a little easier because the federal government allocated $5.7 million to fight brown-marmorated stink bugs in Virginia and six other states. The pest, which Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, R-Md., calls “the bug from hell,”...
  • Pixelligent dreams big with minuscule particles

    Pixelligent dreams big with minuscule particles
    Your next smartphone screen or TV display might be brighter, the synthetic oil in your car might perform better and computer chips might be more durable — all thanks to minuscule particles that are starting to be manufactured in Baltimore....
  • Getting educated on GMOs

    Getting educated on GMOs
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is printed here. This week, Karen Kolowski weighs in on...
  • Activists grill producers of modified corn

    Activists grill producers of modified corn
    As the Midwest crunches into sweet corn season, a new type will be appearing on grocery store shelves — even though shoppers have no way to recognize it. It's genetically modified sweet corn from the biotech giant Monsanto, engineered to resist a...
  • Hot weather tips for pets

    Hot weather tips for pets
    We all love spending the long, sunny days of summer outdoors with our furry companions, but being overeager in hot weather can spell danger, warn ASPCA experts. "Even the healthiest pets can suffer from dehydration, heat stroke and sunburn if...
  • Is organic really worth it?

    Is organic really worth it?
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post. This week, Shanti Lewis, RD, CNSD, CSP, weighs in on organic food. Should you choose the organic strawberries versus conventional ones? Both are bright and...