The current state of managing fly pests in livestock reveals a need for better understanding of underlying economics. A group of researchers in veterinary entomology, agricultural economics, and population modeling outline what's needed to build a transdisciplinary IPM approach for controlling flies in animal production.
The Asian longhorned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis), an invasive species in the U.S., is a threat to cattle and other livestock. A new study finds several pesticides used to manage other tick species are equally effective against the new arrival.
Meet Brandon Smythe, Ph.D., director at the Veterinary Entomology Research Laboratory at the Center for Animal Health and Food Safety located in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Smythe is the subject of the next installment of our “Standout Early Career Professionals” series.
A new report in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management details the top pest-management concerns and practices in the relatively new deer farming industry in the United States.