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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 ants hitch a ride I'm glad that I live...
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Use a combination of methods to keep flies from taking over your property.
With a little planning, you can get a handle on flies before they take over your property. The sooner you begin, the better, since the pests grow so quickly (a housefly develops from egg to adult in...
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The emerald ash borer is an insidious little bug that's destroying ash trees by the millions. One way to stop the spread is to leave your firewood at home. Radio interview source: Sharon Lucik,...
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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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