Six-legged arthropods

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What's the difference between hay, and stick bundles for beneficial insects?

I can easily get hay, because my neighbor mows the ditches near me, so I was wondering what exactly the difference between using hay (keeps grass down) for cover, and a pile of sticks for cover is. ...
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Colony of tiny beetles and eggs on a dill seed

Can anyone identify this colony of what appear to be beetles I found on a dill seed? Here is my best description of the insects: nearly spherical long antennae with 4 articulated segments - last ...
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Are these primary or secondary verbena pests?

I posted before about the powdery mildew affecting my verbena plants. I have now observed that some leaves have died, and small (1 mm or less) insects are present. They're mobile so not eggs, white ...
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How to keep cucumber beetles/bacterial wilt from spreading when removing infected plant?

I have some cucumber plants that are very infested with cucumber beetles (mostly striped, some spotted). The plants are dying from bacterial wilt, and although it's hard to access all leaf surfaces ...