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School Pest News Volume 11, Issue 4, August 2012

Cricket invasion hits parts of East and Central Texas By Steve Byrns, AgriLife Extension The current cricket invasion many are experiencing in parts of East and Central Texas isn’t particularly unusual, but the timing is, said a Texas AgriLife Extension Service entomologist. Dr. Michael Merchant, AgriLife Extension urban entomologist at Dallas, said he’s had a number of reports from Central and East Texas folks concerned with the high number of crickets they’re seeing this year. “I attribute this to early warm temperatures and recent rains that serve as… Read More →