These two bug-based podcasts launched by Texas A&M AgriLife specialists lets you study on the “fly” by having fun with a podcast in your time schedule.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialists have launched two new podcast collection: “Bugs by the Yard,” which covers bugs present in Texas yards and gardens, and “Undesirable Visitors,” which covers bugs and different pests in houses and buildings.
“It began with a podcast the place Dr. Erfan Vafaie, AgriLife Extension built-in pest administration specialist in Overton, was interviewing different entomologists,” stated Wizzie Brown, AgriLife Extension entomologist for Travis County. “Erfan has a voice for radio and likewise has performed stand-up comedy. From there it advanced to a bunch of us working collectively to launch two distinctive podcasts centered round bugs and pests.”
Brown stated the podcasts are for anybody with an curiosity in bugs or a pest downside.
Bugs by the yard
The panorama podcast “Bugs by the Yard” is hosted by Vafaie; Molly Keck, AgriLife Extension entomologist for Bexar County; and Brown.
It may be discovered at https://bugs-by-the-yard.captivate.fm/ or by looking out your most popular podcast supplier.
There are 4 podcasts at present out there, with the workforce creating a brand new one each a number of weeks. Matters coated to date embrace an introduction to the entomologists, bugs and winter survival, pollinator gardening and bugs in vegetable gardens.
The structural podcast “Undesirable Visitors” is hosted by Robert Puckett, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension entomologist, Bryan-School Station; Janet Hurley, AgriLife Extension built-in pest administration specialist, Dallas; Keck and Brown.
“This podcast covers these undesirable friends in your house or constructing,” stated Hurley. “We’ll be specializing in the bugs and pests you’d want to not discover in or round your constructions.”
You will discover these podcasts at https://unwanted-guests.captivate.fm/ the place now we have mentioned hearth ants, mosquitoes, termites and carpet beetles.
Written by: Susan Himes, Communication Specialist, Texas A&M AgriLife