Best management practices to assist road maintenance crews in controlling the rapid spread of invasive plants. Covers plant identification, inventory systems, mapping, mechanical removal, herbicide treatments, weed free products, maintenance techniques, and cleaning of equipment. (n.d.) - DVD (26:00) (Forest Roads and the Environment Series, complete series also available – #18828)
Jan. 18, 1994 satellite videoconference focusing on the complexity of garden insects and how they interact with their environment, with the idea that understanding insects is part of knowing how to manage them. Concentrates on 7 common orders of insects. Includes cassette of follow-up ETN question and answer session. (1994) – VHS VIDEO (2 hours), AUDIOCASSETTE (55:00), PROGRAM GUIDE. (Master Gardener Series)
Six part production providing information on rural gravel and dirt road maintenance. Set in federal forests, but the basic information is helpful for all rural low volume roads. Each segment is also available individually – most in video and one in DVD format (see item # following each segment title. 1. Forest Roads and the Environment (#18554) (18:00). – 2. Reading the Traveled Way (#18560) (16:00). – 3. Reading Beyond the Traveled Way (#18559) (17:00). – 4. Smoothing and Reshaping the Traveled Way (#18561) (18:00). – 5. Maintaining the Ditch and Surface Cross Drains (#18556) (16:00). – 6. Dangerous Travelers (#18818) (26:00). (2006) – DVD (116:00 – total).
CD-Roms with multimedia voice narrated slide shows in both English and Hmong languages, focused on gardening topics. Corresponds to web-based slide shows at UWEX Hmong Task Force website: http://www.uwex.edu/ces/hmong/resources/business.cfm. Consists of 3 CD’s and notebooks each focused on a different topic related to vegetable gardening – 1. “Extending the Growing Season” (using cold frames and hot beds), 2. “Growing Beans & Peas”, 3. “Pesticides” (what are they, which to use, storage and disposal). Includes both Hmong and English language versions. Slides can be printed from the CD using PowerPoint software. (2001) – 3 CD-ROMS, 3 NOTEBOOKS WITH PRINTOUTS OF ALL FILES. (Hmong Web-based Training in Business and Horticulture Series)
Beginning with a discussion of how lawn pesticides affect the environment, this video goes on to give practical tips and suggestions for growing and managing healthy lawns without pesticides. (1996) – VHS VIDEO (26:00), GUIDEBOOK.
CD-Rom with multimedia voice narrated slide shows in both English and Hmong languages, intended to give the Hmong population an overview of how community gardens are organized in Green Bay. Corresponds to web-based slide shows at UWEX Hmong Task Force website: http://www.uwex.edu/ces/hmong/resources/business.cfm. Covers registration procedures, rules for participation, information on acceptable pesticide use, and other general information. Includes both Hmong and English language versions. Slides can be printed from the CD using PowerPoint software. (2001) – CD-ROM, NOTEBOOK WITH PRINTOUTS OF ALL FILES. ( Hmong Web-Based Trainng in Business and Horticulture Series.)
Tabletop display developed by UWEX Waukesha County and Wisconsin DNR for use in educating homeowners on how to control gypsy moths in their backyard. Contains 17 colorful styrene pieces with velcro backing. Works well on 46″ x 76″ three section display board (not included – board #17635 and header #17636 available separately from Media Collection. (2000) - TABLETOP DISPLAY, HANDOUT MASTERS, DNR GYPSY MOTH IDENTIFICATION CARD (50 included, extras available free from DNR – contact them at 1-800-642-MOTH before you use the display to get a supply to distribute).
Entomology for Master Gardeners. Consists of three parts: An introduction (39:40); Managing insects via IPM (22:45) and Beneficial insects (15:00). (2001) - VHS VIDEO (76:00). (Master Gardener Series)
Video of a series of Basic School IPM workshops that have been given in Wisconsin. Covers indoor and outdoor use of pesticides. Intended for school maintenance personnel, grounds people, administrators and safety coordinators. (2002) – TWO VHS VIDEOS (255 min total), MANUAL.
Ten-part production augmenting the Wisconsin Pesticide Applicators Training Program. Topics include: Welcome & Introduction; Principles of Vegetation Management; Pesticide Laws & Regulations; Pesticide Safety is in Your Hands; Protecting the Environment; Pesticide & Container Disposal; Calibration; Vegetation & Resistance Management; Labels & Labeling; and Label Review. For more information, call (608) 262-7588 – Pesticide Applicator Training (PAT) Office. (1993) – VHS VIDEO (219 min), PROGRAM GUIDE.
Three part production focusing on the benefits of sustainable agriculture and IPM for producing potatoes, apples and fresh market vegetables in Wisconsin. **VHS VERSION ALSO AVAILABLE – #18817** (2004) – DVD (34:00), TRANSCRIPT OF SEGMENTS 1 & 3.
Three part production focusing on the benefits of sustainable agriculture and IPM for producing potatoes, apples and fresh market vegetables in Wisconsin. **DVD VERSION ALSO AVAILABLE – #18816** (2004) – VHS VIDEO (34:00), TRANSCRIPT OF SEGMENTS 1 & 3 .
Retired UW Weed Specialist Jerry Doll’s complete Farm Industry Short Course. Includes 28 lecture style presentations and three videos. Addresses weed identification and management in Midwest corn, soybean, small grains, forages, and pasture systems, but the principles are applicable to habitats and regions globally. **NOTE: Will only play on a PC or Mac DVD drive, will not play in a regular DVD player. Requires Flash Player 7 or above software, available free of charge from Adobe.** (2006) – DVD, PROGRAM GUIDE.
Master Gardener Shelley Ryan and her guests look at trees, shrubs and perennials that can add color to a fall garden. They also show how to store and safely dispose of any leftover garden chemicals you might have. Finally, they demonstrate how to plant peonies. (1999) - VHS VIDEO (28:00)
Master Gardener Shelley Ryan and her guests discuss a wide variety of gardening topics including: water gardens, fried sage leaves, wheelchair gardens, the banning of a common pesticide and creating with gourds. (2000) - VHS VIDEO (29:00).
Master Gardener Shelley Ryan visits the new fern and moss garden at Rotary Gardens in Janesville and learns about creating beautiful leaf sculptures with ideas from David Calhoon of Green Bay’s Swanstone Gardens. Phil Pellitteri demonstrates how to identify and control Asian Lady Beetles. Finally, Shelley pays tribute to Ed Hasselkus, one of Wisconsin’s great horticulturists. (2004) - VHS VIDEO (29:00).
Master Gardener Shelley Ryan and her guests focus on growing ornamental bamboo, the physical removal of dandelions, eating dandelions and installing rain barrels. (2007) - DVD (29:00).
Host Shelley Ryan starts with a spring woodland garden that shines in the shade. Then she travels to Avalon, WI to learn about new plants for small scale gardens including miniature hostas and junior evergreens. UW-Extension Entomologist Phil Pellitteri shows how to combat bugs with some new insecticides and in Winter, WI the focus is color in the garden. (2009) - DVD (29:00).
Master Gardener Shelley Ryan and her guests focus on how to garden organically – safely and successfully. They discuss organic vegetable gardening, organic pesticides and biological controls, organic apples and food safety. (2000) - VHS VIDEO (29:00).
Host Shelley Ryan visits Janesville’s Rotary Gardens to look at Alliums – ornamental onions that sport bold colors and sturdy upright flower stalks. Then she discusses the symptoms of root rot and how to get plants properly diagnosed with Brian Hudelson. Bruce Allison demonstrates how to treat root rot in mature trees. Finally, Entomologist Phil Pellitteri offers tips on protecting plants from Japanese beetles. (2003) – VHS VIDEO (27:32).
Host Shelley Ryan looks at green weed control using some very common and safe kitchen products, even boiling water! She also visits Rotary Gardens in Janesville to see the hellebores which are easy to grow, long-lived and low maintenance. And at Olbrich Gardens in Madison, Jeff Epping shows how and why certain trees and shrubs benefit from being cut back all the way to the ground every few years. (2009) - DVD (27:00).
Shelley Ryan and her guests discuss getting gardening tools ready for spring, large and small apple trees for the home gardener, and dormant oils – a way to stop insects before they become a problem. They also offer specifics on forced bulbs for early spring blooms and a lighthearted look at labels for the garden. (1996) - VHS VIDEO (33:00).
Host Shelley Ryan focuses on weeds, wine and chocolate. In Pardeeville, she learns how to control noxious weeds like Buckthorn, Honeysuckle and Garlic Mustard and how to replace them with something more attractive like Wild Ginger. In Green Bay, she plants gorgeous containers with plants that go with wine and chocolate. And finally, she learns recipes for butternut squash. (2009) - DVD (28:00).
PowerPoint presentation focusing on the most common insect problems seen in Wisconsin vegetables. Highlights non-chemical and alternative control methods such as planting dates, insect traps and foil mulches. See A3422 “Commercial Vegetable Production in Wisconsin” for chemical recommendations. Separate presentations cover – Carrots, celery & salad greens (12 slides); Cole crops (39); Onions (16); Potatoes (25); Snap beans (21); Tomatoes and peppers (21); Vine crops (18). Replaces individual slide sets – #16584-90. (2000) - CD-ROM, SCRIPTS.