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YouTube Videos (Complete Listing)

This is a full archive of IPM videos and recordings. For looking at videos by IPM topic area, please use the link called "IPM Training Modules" in the left-hand navigation column. For feedback about this or other webpages, please email Dr. A at bugdoctor@auburn.edu.

Extension Impact Videos

These videos provide summary of Alabama Vegetable IPM Project impacts on small farms. Thank you to all producers who provided feedback and testimonials to support this project.

Alabama Beginning Farmer Program (2015-2016 Progress Report)

This video highlights the 2015 -2016 progress report of the Alabama Beginning Farms Program.

Alabama Vegetable IPM Project Impacts Video Report - 2016

This video provides a summary of the Extension vegetable IPM project outcomes and impacts. Several grower testimonials and quantitative evaluation data is also included.

Introduction to the Alabama Beginning Farms Project - 2016

This introductory video is about the newly developed Alabama Beginning Farms project that will provide technical training and individual support to new producers of specialty crops. Producers should contact the personnel listed in the video for on-farm service via Extension personnel or Technical Assistance Providers available as statewide resource. For training materials and resources, visit and bookmark www.aces.edu/beginningfarms.

Commercial Horticulture Team Impact - 2015

Alabama SARE Impact Video (Small Farm IPM Program) - 2015

Project Impact Video - 2014

This video provides a summary of Alabama Vegetable IPM project impacts on small farms. The video also provides some details about project outputs such as training events and statewide publications.

Project Impact Video - 2013

This video provides information about vegetable IPM program outputs, outcomes and impacts since 2010. Producers on the video were interviewed on their farm for program relevance and effectiveness using a standard questionnaire. 

Cowpea curculio biology and management updates (webinar, Feb 27, 2017)

Cowpea curculio in Alabama: Lessons from the field (part-1)

This video is the first in a series focusing on the cowpea curculio. We will discuss insect pest scouting methods and management recommendations for this major insect pest. Producers should consult the main author or any of the Commercial Horticulture Regional Extension Agent in Alabama for new IPM recommendations.

Yellowmargined Leaf Beetle in Crucifer Crops (Project funded by OREI Grant 2011)

Watch this video for some basic information about the insect pest and introduction to trap crop as a management tool.

Beware of the Yellowmargined Leaf Beetle (Commercial Horticulture Webinar Series)

Managing Yellowmargined Leaf Beetle in Crucifer Crops

(eOrganic webinar, Dec. 9, 2016)

This webinar will provide advanced IPM information related to trap crops, attractants, and biorational insecticides. We will conclude with a detailed discussion of organic integrated pest management strategies suitable for multiple pest problems in organic and conventional crucifer production systems. This project was funded by NIFA-OAREI grant.

Trap Crop for Yellowmargined Leaf Beetle Management

(eOrganic webinar, Dec. 2, 2014)

This videos gives a good overview of the yellowmargined leaf beetle (YMLB), a major insect pest of crucifer crops in Alabama. This video described the basic biology of YMLB along with information on trap crops, natural enemies, and biorational insecticides for managing the pest. More videos with focus on a wider range integrated pest management strategies for YMLB and other crucifer pests are under production. This project was funded by NIFA-OAREI grant.

Greenhouse Vegetable IPM 101

Basic Insect Pest Scouting Methods

This video introduces the topic of integrated pest management to new and experienced specialty crop producers. This video focuses on basic insect pest identification along with information on pest monitoring and scouting systems.

High Tunnel Pest Exclusion System

Introduction to High Tunnel Pest Exclusion

This video provides basic information about a pest exclusion system using shade cloths that is suitable for high tunnel vegetable producers. The video also has producer testimonials showing the usefulness of this IPM tactic.

HTPE System for Leaffooted Bug Control

This video provides a short discussion about the benefits of leaffooted bug exclusion from high tunnel crops using various types of shade cloths.

HTPE System and Beneficial Insects

This video describes the effect of various shade cloths on beneficial insects. The goal is to prevent pest infestations in high tunnel crops with minimal impact on some common beneficial insects.

HTPE System: On-farm Experiences

This video describes observations from six on-farm research experiences where producers were benefited from the HTPE system.

SARE On-farm Project Video 2016

The High Tunnel Pest Exclusion or HTPE system uses past knowledge and experience on pest exclusion tactic that is suitable for high tunnel producers in the southeast. A 40 or 50 percent woven shadecloth can be used very effectively to exclude major insect pests like armyworms, hornworms, fruitworms, leaffooted bugs and stink bugs.

Net House Production

Net House Vegetable Production: Successes and Challenges (6:31 min)

This IPM video is the first in a series related to the use of insect pest exclusion for sustainable crop production. It includes review of past studies and latest net house research findings from Alabama. Net house technology is applicable to a wide variety of specialty crops but careful design is critical to success of this unique IPM approach.

How to Build a Net House for Insect Pest Exclusion (6:18 min)

This video describes the process of making small net houses or low tunnels suitable for community gardens and urban farms. Please watch the earlier videos in this series to learn about basic principles and other approaches.

Low-cost Net Houses for Community Gardens and Urban Farms (9:31 min)

This video describes the process of making small net houses or low tunnels suitable for community gardens and urban farms. Please watch the earlier videos in this series to learn about basic principles and other approaches.

Trap Cropping for Squash Pests

Hubbard Trap Crop (Part-1): Cucumber Beetle Management

This IPM video provides the basic principle of trap cropping and describes the effectiveness of Hubbard squash as a trap crop for cucumber beetles.

Hubbard Trap Crop (Part-2): Squash Bug and Vine Borer Control

This is the second video in the Hubbard squash trap crop series focusing on squash bug and squash vine borer management.

Trap Cropping for Leaffooted Bugs

Principles of Trap Cropping (3:26 min)

This video provides basic information about trap cropping for leaffooted bug management in tomato production.

Mixed Trap Cropping System (4:24 min)

Mixed trap cropping is an advanced system of alternative insect control suitable for vegetable production. This video describes sunflower and sorghum trap cropping system for leaffooted bug management.

How to Plant and Manage Summer Trap Crops (3:29 min)

This video provides information about trap crop planting techniques and cultural practices for maintaining a healthy plant stand. Planting techniques of sorghum.

Alternative Insecticides for Farm and Garden

Basics of Organic Insecticides (3:52 min)

This video provides a brief overview of the types of organic or alternative insecticides and their effectiveness against major insect pests. Continue to watch the other videos in the series that have additional IPM recommendations.

Botanical Insecticides for Vegetable Production (5:23 min)

This video provides basic information about botanical insecticides which are derived from plants and may be used in organic situations. Please refer to ANR-1428 for a complete list of alternative insecticides.

Webinars

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar (eXtension):

Don't let the insects eat your vegetables (Feb. 5, 2016)

Presented by Dr. Ayanava Majumdar (Dr. A).

Click here for the website and look at the archive link at the bottom of that webpage.

 

TV Interviews

Cowpea Curculio Alert (Simply Southern, Show 226, September 13, 2016)

This TV interview focused on the status of cowpea curculio, a major pest of southern peas or cowpeas, in Alabama. Please watch the episode at 23:07 min for the IPM discussion.

Scouting for Caterpillars in Tomatoes (Simply Southern, Show 224, September 12, 2016)

This TV interview focused on some major late-season caterpillar pests that can ruin your crop. Please watch the episode at 22:29 min for the IPM section.

Sorghum-sunflower Trap Crop System (Simply Southern, Show 221, August 23, 2016)

This TV interview focused on the benefits of sunflower and sorghum for deterring leaffooted bugs and stink bugs. Plase watch the episode at 22:00 min for the IPM section.

Soil Insect Pest Management (Simply Southern, Show 207, February 14, 2016)

This TV interview focused on soil pest management. Please watch this video at 23:00 min for the IPM discussion. Download and use the Home Garden IPM Guide to know more about approved insecticides and other IPM tactics.

Soil Pest Scouing Tips for Gardeners

(Simply Southern, Show 204, January 24, 2016)

This TV interview was about introduction to soil pests and some management tactics suitable for backyard gardeners. Please watch this video at 22:00 min for the IPM discussion. Download and use the Home Garden IPM Guide to know more about approved insecticides and other IPM tactics.

Pest Scouting Tips for Gardeners

(Simply Southern, September 2016)

This TV interview provides information about some basic pest management tactics suitable for gardeners. Please watch this archived video at 22:00 min for the IPM discussion. Download and use the Home Garden IPM Guide to know more about approved insecticides and other IPM tactics.

 


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