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Ripe fruit is ravaged right on the plant by this bug
The spotted wing drosophila is a new insect that enjoys fresh fruit as much as you do. Amy Dreves is a research and extension entomologist at Oregon State University. She says the bug is a type of...
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You can't completely bug-proof your home, but you don’t have to make it easy for them
It drives me crazy when I find a spider in the shower and ants in the kitchen. Where do they come from and how did they get in? Shayne Wetherall is the CEO of Envance Technologies, a company that...
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Nothing can ruin a barbecue faster than a swarm of mosquitoes. Here are some tips and tricks to help protect your family.
1) Insect repellent apparel, such as Insect Shield Clothing & Outdoor Blankets, will last 70 washings and are appropriate for use by the entire family.   2) Eliminate...
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Your property is the beetles' buffet, so if you have an infestation, cut off their food supply
I have some knockout roses and a couple of butterfly bushes that become a Japanese Beetle buffet every summer. Japanese beetles have green heads and copper wings. As grubs, they destroy lawns and eat...
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Be smarter than the bugs and save your crop
Leafy greens are among the most popular plants grown for home use and farmer’s markets. Unfortunately, insects like eating salad too.   Rick Weinzierl is an extension entomology...
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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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Flies are a nuisance around your horses and stables. Follow these tips to help keep flies away from your stables and barns.
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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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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...

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