Tag Archives: Insect Control

Insect Control in Stored Wheat


Today’s post is from the University of Utah, it shows various methods for insect control in wheat berries packaged for long-term storage.  The table below shows their recommendations.

 insect control in stored wheatNotice the warning on plastic buckets does not apply if you are using sealed mylar bags inside the buckets.



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Window Screens for Insect Control

The state in which I reside has hot summers often exceeding 100 degrees for several days at a time.  May people are heavily dependent on their air conditioners.  I have to admit I enjoy mine.  One thing I have noticed lately is that because people use their air conditioners they do not maintain their window screens.  I have noticed that a lot of them are missing or damaged.

If the power fails and you have to leave your windows open, window screens become very important.  Control of flies, mosquitoes and other flying insects can prevent many health hazards.

When I was a child, we lived in Southern Africa and there were no window screens. …

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