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Living the Country Life Radio Program with Betsy Freese
Interesting history Listen to the radio story mp3 Radio interview source: James A. Baggett, editor, Nature's Garden magazine Ladybugs, properly known as lady beetles, have a rich folklore....
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When days turn colder, you might notice little visitors on the side of your house
Radio Interview Source: Jeff Hahn, Entomologist, University of Minnesota Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below The small black and orange bugs that love to hang around your house in...
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Ticks pose a serious health risk in many areas of the U.S. Problem ticks often feed on deer. Reduce your risk of Lyme disease with a new bait station. Radio interview source: John Carroll, Research...
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Living the Country Life Radio Program with Betsy Freese
Take charge of mosquitoes Listen to the radio story mp3 Radio interview source: Bud Harris, general manager, Blue Rhino I hate mosquitoes, especially when they get in the house and buzz around...
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Pesticides are beneficial, but there are risks, too. Storing chemicals properly when they're not being used will prevent accidents that could be deadly. Radio interview source: Fred Whitford,...
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Living the Country Life Radio Program with Betsy Freese
Serious health threat Listen to the radio story mp3 Radio interview source: Pat Smith, president, Lyme Disease Association, Inc. I grew up in Maryland and I've seen a lot of ticks. One...
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Carpenter ants love wood, and the more rotten, the better. Watch carefully the path of these ants. They could be alerting you to a water problem in the house. Radio interview source: Laura Jesse,...
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Take the proper steps to keeping pesky red ants far from your property
Radio interview source: Linda Hooper-Bui, entomologist, Louisiana State University Ag Center           Listen to the radio story here Don't let...
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No garden is immune from insects, but you can discourage them from hanging around. Take control of your garden with a more natural defense arsenal. Radio interview source: Jane McKeon, Editor,...
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Here's how to stop mosquitoes on your acreage before they become a real problem.
Spring brings wet weather. Wet weather brings mosquitoes. Livestock bothered by mosquitoes spend more time scratching and less time eating. If attacked by mosquitoes, horses, sheep, and poultry lose...

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