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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Kaput Feral Hot Bait Registration Withdrawn in Texas

The company that manufactures Kaput feral hog bait has withdrawn its registration in Texas. It cites the threat of lawsuits and risk to its business as the reasons.

Kaput was approved earlier this year in response to the extensive damage caused by wild hogs.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Mosquito Workshop in Lubbock Next Week: May 4

It's warming up and mosquito season is upon us!

Questions about mosquito-borne illnesses like Zika and West Nile? Wondering what you can do to keep mosquito numbers down in your backyard?

Then come to the Lubbock Vector Management Workshop next Thursday May 4 at the Texas A&M Agrilife Research Center to learn all about mosquito control this upcoming season.

Register online here or call Heidi Nivens at 254-968-4144. There is NO FEE for this workshop since funding is through the CDC for mosquito education. Lunch will be included.

Pesticide CEUs offered:

  • 5 Agricultural: 2 General, 2 IPM, 1 Laws/Regulation
  • 3 Structural: 1 General, 1 IPM, 1 Laws/Regulation
  • Registered Sanitation CE's and Animal Control CE's