University of California, Riverside

Insect Pests of Animals



Training and Instruction


Training and Instruction

Managing Parasite Resistance in Beef Cattle (Video, 65 mins)
This video discusses internal and external parasites of beef cattle, including management and resistance animal breeds/genetics.  Video produced by Kansas State University Extension.

The 2014 Farm Bill: An Overview (Webinar, 68 mins, produced in 2010)
This video discusses volatility in relationship to the livestock industry, including sources and causes of volatility in livestock markets. Video produced by "Ag in Uncertain Times..." which includes many other excellent webinars providing current information to farmers, ranchers, and educators at their website.

USDA-APHIS recommended antimicrobial pesticides for disinfection of animal facilities (PDF) 
This table is meant to assist persons in finding U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-registered pesticides that may be used against the causative agents of selected foreign animal diseases (FADs)1 in farm settings, as permitted by the EPA-registered product label

USPoultry Antibiotics in the Poultry Industry. YouTube video
Antibiotic use in poultry production has been very beneficial in enhancing bird health. To help provide insight into the current and future use of antibiotics in poultry, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is releasing a new video. The video features two noted experts, Dr. Randy Singer, Professor of Epidemiology, Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Medicine, University of Minnesota, and Dr. Charles Hofacre, Professor, Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, Department of Population Health, University of Georgia.

CEUs for Certified Crop Advisors working with Livestock
With the following statement: Certified Crop Advisors (CCA), Certified Professional Agronomists (CPAg), and Certified Professional Soil Scientists (CPSS) are eligible for CEUs that can be obtained by viewing videos posted to www.eXtension.org by the Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center.

Protecting Yourself from Bed Bugs while Traveling. YouTube video
Learn how to check your hotel room and protect yourself from picking up bed bugs when you travel.


Smartphone Apps

Manure Calculator App Manure Calculator
[iOS][Android] App will calculate the economic value of your manure as well as determine the amount of manure to spread on a field and the amount of nutrients that would be applied. More information...
   

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Alec C. Gerry, Ph.D.
Assoc. Professor and Extension Specialist

Veterinary Entomology Laboratory 367
University of California at Riverside
E-mail: alec.gerry@ucr.edu

Mike Lewis
Website Administrator: michael.lewis@ucr.edu

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