Moderate control best for elm leaf beetles

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension At this time of year, the extension office receives a lot of calls about elm leaf beetles.What follows are some of the basic practices that you can take to recognize, treat and manage elm leaf beetles. Just remember that you’re aiming for moderate control. It’s almost impossible to eradicate […]

Elm leaf beetle: Best to wait until next year to launch your counter attack

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension In the recent days I have had a flood of calls asking, “Why are the elm trees in Tucumcari all dying out?”

Elm leaf beetle taking bite out area elm trees

By Tom Dominguez In the recent days I have had a flood of calls asking, “Why are the elm trees in Tucumcari all dying out?” Another question overflowing the answering machine is, “What are these little yellow and black beetles in my yard and house?” Well, after much observation, collection, calling and research, I have […]