Try Beetle Banks for Organic Pest Management

Beetle banks are a simple way to attract and maintain a population of beneficial insects near your crops.

Plowing a berm
Create the mound for your beetle bank by using a single-blade moldboard plow to build a hill running down the center of your field. By reverse plowing in opposite directions, create a mound roughly 4 feet wide by 2 feet high.
Illustration by Marjorie C. Leggitt