USB’s Take Action program is hosting PEST Week (or Pest Elimination Strategy & Tactics Week) from June 15-July 1. The week is focused on best management strategies and raising awareness of the looming threat of pesticide resistance. Several PEST Week resources and social media graphics to share are available for download here.
Activities for PEST Week include:
- Pest Madness– Vote in daily pest match-ups on Facebook and Twitter to determine which weed, disease or insect will be named the Peskiest Pest.
- Pest Trivia– Test your knowledge on weed, disease and insect-management facts and myths as Take Action corrects misconceptions related to pest and pesticide-resistance management. Play along on Facebook and Twitter .
- Take Action App Sweepstakes– Download the free Take Action app for resources on herbicide resistance management.