Habitats on Farm A look at how plant communities support natural biological controls.
Five Features of IPM Everett Dietrick's key features for sustainable IPM program.
Corn the King Sparsely interplanted hills of corn will help attract and nurture sets of predatory and parasitic insects beneficial to biological control of many different market crops.
Monitoring Insect Ecology Insect ecology has multiple meanings. However, we will define it for this discussion in the context of a grower wanting to profit from crops.
Deke's Obituary Everett Dietrick is remembered by his colleges, friends, and family.
Deke's TruckVac An article from the Imperial County Farm Bureau Monthly: May 1957
Acres USA Interview A candid interview with Deke in the Summer of 1996 for Acres USA Magazine.
Farmer to Farmer Another candid interview with Deke this time in July 1994.
Seasonal Chef Interview Deke talks about what it means to be a pioneering Entomologis.
War on bugs The VC Reporter Chronicles an Insight into RinconVitova.
Beneficial insects 1973 The Press in Riverside cover Deke's work in this 1973 article.
Deke's Insect Foodweb Collage A collage demonstrating the foodweb that emerges from deomposing organic matter.
- BioIntegral Resource Center
- National Sustainable Agriculture
- Soil Food Web
- Don't Panic Eat Organic
- Biological Control: A Guide to Natural Enemies in North America
- Sustainable AgriculturalResearch and Education Program
- Pest Management at the Crossroads
- Association of Appiled IPM Entomologist
- Association of Natural Biocontrol Producers
- Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides