Alternative Fly Control Methods for Pastured Livestock
Steuben County has many dairy and livestock producers who are looking for alternatives to insecticides for controlling pests on pastured livestock. Insecticides are not always effective and many farmers wish to reduce pesticide use. Two possible alternatives are the Epps Biting-Fly Trap and a chain harrow to break up manure pats.
New York State IPM Program
Agricultural IPM; Livestock; Cattle; Pasture