Monitoring Nuisance Flies in Poultry Facilities

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2019: $224,003.00
Projected End Date: 03/31/2022
Grant Recipient: Pennsylvania State University
Region: Northeast
State: Pennsylvania
Project Leader:
Dr. Erika Machtinger
Pennsylvania State University
Flies are a nuisance on poultry facilities and can transmit pathogens that cause disease to humans and animals. Monitoring is an important part of an IPM plan for pest fly control on poultry facilities. In this video, the most common methods to monitor for pest flies are described and the standard action thresholds for each method.
Erika Machtinger, Pennsylvania State University
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This product is associated with the project "Biological Control Options for Fly Control in Poultry Facilities"
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