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Pest Control News: Weekly Links Round-Up

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Pest Control News: Weekly Links Round-Up   What is that little red bug? Is it a spider? An Ant? If you have little red bugs all over your side walk, or on the side of your house, you could possibly have Clover Mites. More… A Different Approach to Pest Control Smart pest control begins with prevention. There are a lot of ways you can make small changes to your home that will help keep pests out. More… Masonry Bees Here is some information from Graham Pest Control about Masonry bees; including appearance, biology, and importance. More… How to Keep Cicada Killers or Digger Wasps Away Here’s a great video on… Read More

5 For Friday: This Week’s Links Round-Up

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5 For Friday: This Week’s Links Round-Up    Clearwater Crazy Ants  Crazy Rasberry ants are becoming more and more of an invasive pest throughout much of the south and in Texas. They are even driving out the much dreaded fire ants. These ants go everywhere, invading homes and nesting in walls and crawlspaces, even damaging electrical equipment by swarming inside appliances. More… Mobile Pest Control Software  With a huge demand for pest control software right now, here is mobile pest app by Beevio that is worth looking into. More… The History of Pest Control  Here is an interesting read about the history of pest control; from the 1800’s until today.… Read More

Headless Ladybugs

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A New Discovery of Rare ‘Headless’ Ladybug It is said that if a ladybug lands on you it is a sign of good luck. This old myth proved to be accurate when a Montana State University student discovered a new species of ladybug that appeared to be headless. Ross Winton made the discovery in a trap he set at a sand dune in southwest Montana. The MSU entomology graduate student was rather perplexed when he first saw the insect, thinking it was some kind of headless beetle. As scientists further examined the specimen, they were able to determine that the insect was actually a ladybug. The scientists also discovered the… Read More

Weekly Pest Control News

 Beware the Emerald Ash Borer This Fall  The larva of the emerald ash borer tunnel under the ash trees bark and block the systems that transport food and water. Without those systems working, the tree eventually starves to death. When this happens, the damage caused to cities, property owners and industries can range in the millions of dollars, and our ecosystems can be damaged permanently. Bell Introduces Two Soft Baits at PestWorld  Once rodents eat FINAL Soft Bait, its single-feed active ingredient, brodifacoum, goes to work controlling even difficult-to-control mice. The Lumitrack in both products aids PMPs in identifying and tracking rodents by making rodent feces glow bright neon green… Read More