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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Insects with Dr. Kacie Athey

Dr. Kacie Athey is an assistant professor and faculty extension specialist at University of Illinois and contributes much of her research into non-chemical insect control in specialty crop systems. Join us as we discuss biocontrols, where to use them, and how they work.

  • 5:20 Welcome back Kacie! 6:28 Where are you studying biocontrols?
  • 8:02 What are biocontrols?
  • 15: 29 What type of results did you gather about biocontrols?
  • 27:15 What are some things that someone trying this in their high tunnel would need to know if they were also using pesticides?
  • 30:06 How does biological controls work outside the high tunnel?
  • 36:00 Is there a strategy for addressing cucurbit pests with biological controls?