Pest Control Information- Weekly Links First Aid Treatment for Yellow Jacket Stings You’ve been stung by a yellowjacketâ€¦ Now what? Here’s a step by step first aid guide to treat these painful stings. Moreâ€¦ What Do Gopher Tunnels Look Like Underground? Here is a fascinating look at what gopher tunnels look like under the soil.Read More
Insects plague our backyards and for many of us, they also plague our nightmares. The following 10 insects have definitely earned their way into our nightmares and should not be taken lightly. According to American entomologist, Dr Justin O. Schmidt, these insects are the most painful out there. He created the Schmidt Sting Pain IndexRead More
Fruit fly sex lives impact effectiveness of pest control strategies Scientists in Australia have been hard at work watching fruit flies mate to figure out how fly sex is affecting your food. During this process they are discovering more effective pest control strategies. For a great read, check out: http://nittygrittyscience.com/2012/09/06/fruit-fly-sex-lives-impact-effectiveness-of-pest-control-strategies/ Mosquitoes Plague the Northwest as WestRead More
When most people have any type of pest control problem, they simple call the exterminator. When Elin Nordegren, former wife of golfer Tiger Woods, has a pest control problem, she demolishes her house. Nordegren decided to level her 17,000 square foot, beach front home in North Palm Beach, FL after it was discovered to beRead More
These tiny ant pests are called “crazy,” because they scramble randomly, at speeds much greater than the average house ant. They are called “hairy,” because of the tiny fuzz that covers their body, making their abdomen look less glossy; than other ant species. Regardless, neither of the two designations (crazy or hairy), paint aRead More
Transcript from Ant Control-Professional Bug Pesticides video: Pest Control Professional and Ant Control Specialist Speaks: “What does Raid and professional sprays do? Thatâ€™s what we want to talk about next. Letâ€™s talk about this picture down here that I drew. Letâ€™s pretend like this black mass is the colony itself, itâ€™s where all the young […]
You know I am often amazed how effective baits are in pest control. The Fire Ant Bait I sit in awe as fire ants emerge from an ant mound that was just disturbed by a human hand, and upon finding what smells like food, they quickly gather it in and take it down to their […]
12 Worst Christmas Gifts – Christmas is in 8 days. All of the “12 Days of Christmas” lists started 4 days ago. We’ve purposely waited a few days to give you the “12 Days of Christmas You DON’T Want To See Under Your Tree”.
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Jon McCain step out on a limb and called attention to some of the new funds going out of the national government for the sake of economic stimulus. A recent report from our local Phoenix Pest Controller debates the value of thisstimulus money when it comes to researching ants. The report says that 3.5 jobs will be supported at the Arizona schools with this near million of taxpayer’s dollars. The 3.5 are only jobs in the schools, and it does not account for the workers that will be needed in the field research. Even still, should the state of Arizona get $950,000 to research harvester ants and turtle ants?