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Find out how you can control five damaging pests in your garden.
Find out how you can control five damaging pests in your garden.
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Learn about swine biosecurity and disease transmission and prevention when showing pigs.
Learn about swine biosecurity and disease transmission and prevention for show pigs.
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 Make sure your yard stays mosquito free this year by using some of these natural plant and flower repellents.
Make sure your yard stays mosquito free this year by using some of these natural plant and flower repellents.
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Create a biodiverse ecosystem in your backyard with these tips from Kim Eierman.
Create a biodiverse ecosystem in your backyard with these tips from Kim Eierman.
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How to keep rabbits out of your garden.
Having trouble with little visitors in your garden? Try these helpful tips to safely keep them from coming back.
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Critter control
There is a section in Living the Country Life magazine called “All Around the Homestead” where we print tips and tricks from our readers to make life easier in the country. Everybody...
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When setting traps, remember: it's location, location, location
Radio interview source: Stephen Vantassel, Wildlife Damage Management Expert, Internet Center for Wildlife Damage Management Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Almost...
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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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Fly control in the chicken house starts with good sanitation and manure management.
Radio interview source: Ralph Williams, Professor of Entomology, Purdue University Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Where there are chickens, there's manure. And where...
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This invasive pest can cause damage to many fruit crops
Iowa State University reports that the spotted wing drosophila (Drosophila suzukii), or SWD, is fast becoming a problem in the U.S. Sometimes called vinegar flies, SWD causes damage when the female...

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