Setting Action Thresholds for 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. Action thresholds can help you gauge when to put out additional control methods and evaluate the success of your fly control program. In this video, action threshold will be discussed and why they are an important part of an integrated pest management plan.
Erika Machtinger, Pennsylvania State University
Target audience:
This product is associated with the project "Biological Control Options for Fly Control in Poultry Facilities"
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