Presentations/Publications

Slides (PDF) from my presentations are available here for review.  I don’t use a whole lot of words in my slides, so they may be difficult to follow. Feel free to contact me if you would like the PowerPoint files with comments.

New invasive insects

Earth-Kind New Invasives

Presentation given for Earth-Kind landscapers on Nov. 16, 2015 for common new invasive insect pests, what to watch for, damage, and ...
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Identifying insects

Earth-Kind Insect ID and IPM

Presentation given for Earth-Kind landscapers on Nov. 16, 2015 for Insect ID and Integrated Pest Management ...
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What the science says on the impact of neonicotinoids on our pollinators

What the science says on the impact of neonicotinoids on our pollinators

This presentation, delivered both for the East Texas Beekeepers Association and at the Overton Field day (2015), gives some components to consider ...
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Biological Control & Ideas for Insects

Biological Control & Ideas for Insects

Good insects naturally occurring in your garden and farms can be invaluable for control of pests. Knowing how to protect ...
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Emerging insect threats for Texas Fruit

Emerging insect threats for Texas Fruit

Delivered to the attendees of the 2014 Texas Fruit Conference at College Station, this presentation discussed some of the emerging ...
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Growing flowering plants that are safe for pollinators in the yard and garden

Growing flowering plants that are safe for pollinators in the yard and garden

A presentation delivered by Dr. David Smitley from Michigan State University (Department of Entomology) on "Growing Flowering Plants that are Safe for ...
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What bugs are eating your money?  Main culprits, new invasives and how we can stop them from eating your crops

What bugs are eating your money? Main culprits, new invasives and how we can stop them from eating your crops

Originally created for the Texas Nursery and Landscape Association 2014 Expo, this presentation outlines five common pests found in greenhouse ornamentals ...
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Why and How Aphids Suck

Why and How Aphids Suck

There are thousands of species of aphids and any grower that tells you they don't have them must not get ...
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