UACES Facebook Scouting for Buffalo Gnats

Scouting for Buffalo Gnats

Miller County Ag Agent, Jennifer Caraway, bundled up against the cold winter wind while testing for larvae

TEXARKANA, Ark. –  On the afternoon of January 14, 2015, a team of agents worked along the Sulfur River testing for gnat larvae. Agents put branches inside of bags filled with alcohol. Later they will be observed under a microscope. If the infestation of buffalo gnat larvae is severe enough, the county agents will spray the river.

For a presentation on the evolution of our buffalo gnat program, click here. Check out our programs page for more information on the buffalo gnat program in Miller County.

By Jennifer Caraway
The Cooperative Extension Service
U of A System Division of Agriculture

Media Contact: Jennifer Caraway
County Extension Agent - Agriculture
U of A Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
(870) 779-3609
400 Laurel Street, Suite 215
Texarkana AR 71854
jcaraway@uaex.edu

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