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Ticks pose serious health risks. Here are tips for staying safe.
Sunshine and flowers are especially welcome in the spring, as well as hiking, gardening, picnicking, and simply enjoying the great outdoors. Spring is also tick season—which means increased...
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Ticks are more than a nuisance; they can make you sick. Keep your family safe from ticks by understanding their habitat and how to prevent them from finding you.
Radio interview source: Ken Holscher, Extension Entomologist, Iowa State University Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   Growing up on a farm means you deal with...
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40,000 cases of lyme disease are documented in the U.S. every year. Warmer winters and fewer rodents make it worse because ticks need to look for other hosts - us! Here are some tick-prevention...
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TriForce is an innovative, pest control product that provides triple-threat protection against fleas, ticks and mosquitoes for dogs and cats.
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The summer months can be a problem time for Lyme disease. Woody and grassy areas on your acreage provide an ideal habitat for ticks. Not only are you at risk, but so is your pet. "Humans, dogs...