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Dinner is right outside your door.
Download this FREE Garden-to-Table guide; a full-color, 16-page reference tool on garden planning, soil maintenance and pest control.
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Small, unwanted pests may catch a ride into your home on the Christmas tree
Picking out a real Christmas tree from a local tree farm is a tradition for many. However you may be bringing small creatures inside the home as well - and we're not talking elves. Keith Jarvi is...
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Get the upper hand on these creepy crawlies by eliminating their favorite hangouts
Radio interview source:  Doug Ross, Entomologist, Bayer Animal Health   Listen to the radio story mp3 or read below Cockroaches have been around since the days of dinosaurs. If they get...
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Dragonflies are charming insects to watch. With their brilliant colors and transparent wings, you can't help but be transfixed by their movement over the water.
Radio interview source: Ken Holscher, Extension Entomologist, Iowa State University Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   Colorful dragonflies like to spend a lot...
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Not all bugs in the garden are harmful. Some are there to help you by eating the bad bugs.
It's normal to plant certain flowers because they're rumored to repel pesky insects. However, you don't want to scare them all away, because some of them eat bad bugs such as aphids...
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You needn't get out the chemical arsenal to rid your garden of unwanted pests and diseases.
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A fairly new pest in the United States is raising a stink with fruit and vegetable growers. The brown marmorated stink bug is capable of serious injury to crops.
Radio interview source: Steve Jacobs, Urban Entomologist, Penn State University Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below There is a new enemy in his fruit fields – the brown...