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Japanese beetles eat hundreds of plants, from row crops to flowers. Your property is the beetles' buffet, so you have an infestation, cut off their food supply. Radio interview source: Mark...
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Small tube-like nests made out of mud indicate a mud dauber has moved in. This species of wasp likes to build its nest in areas such as under decks and on garage walls. The insect is rather docile as...
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Living the Country Life Radio Program with Betsy Freese
Tree-munching menace Listen to the radio story mp3 Radio interview source: Donna Leonard, forest entomologist, USDA Forest Service So far we've not had any signs of gypsy moths in my neck...
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Not only are fruit flies a pain to orchard owners, they also come in the house. Fruit flies are about a-quarter-inch-long with red eyes. They reproduce anywhere there is moist, fermenting organic...
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Your landscape is pristine and the pastures are plentiful, but it could all be eaten within days. Your perfect world might be an oasis for grasshoppers, and that's not good. Radio interview...
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Living the Country Life Radio Program with Betsy Freese
Consider the source It's a challenge to keep flies in the barnyard from driving everyone crazy. The stable fly (pictured here) bites both humans and animals, and its bites are painful. Barb...
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Fleas are a challenge to get rid of but you'll get the upper hand by controlling their environment. Fleas live in moist, warm, shady areas. Your best strategy is regular sanitation of these...
You can spend a lot of money on flea control products, but if you don't control the environment the bugs live in, you'll be going in circles. Understanding the life cycle of the flea is your...
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When it's hot and dry, chinch bugs come out to eat the grass. These tiny insects leave brown patches and can literally suck the life out of a lawn if not controlled. Radio interview source:...
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If insects are driving you up the walls, paint those walls with some bug juice. There's an EPA-registered paint additive that you can use to control insects. Radio interview source: Cassie...
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An insect infestation in your alfalfa field sends your yield and economic value downhill. Learn how to properly identify the insects and control them for the best outcome. Radio interview source: Dr...

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