The little ant line that serves as a cute cartoon is not as cute when it’s happening in your backyard. Ants can contaminate your food, and some can even bite or sting. These stings can be very irritating and, in some cases, even fatal if the individual stung is allergic. Prevention is the best step … Read more about Ant Prevention Tips
Ants! Those pesky little bugs that are small but oh so numerous! They seem to come out of nowhere-- how do you get rid of them? Read on for some practical ways to get these pests out of your home. First things first, though. What’s in your home that’s so enticing to ants? … Read more about Ants In Your Pantry?
In the Southeast, fire ants seem to be everywhere! They become more active during the warmer months and will start their food foraging missions in the spring, continuing into the early fall. Brief History of the Red Imported Fire Ant The Red Imported Fire Ant (RIFA) was brought to the US … Read more about Burning Questions About Fire Ants Answered
Maybe you don't want to know very much about fire ants because they've got a bad reputation for their painful stings, but it's good to know your enemy, right? There are over 280 different species of fire ant Can be extremely aggressive and kill small animals They latch onto each other in … Read more about Fun Facts about Fire Ants
Utilizing bait formulations for a variety of pests may be the best answer. Although sometimes used interchangeably, there is a difference between “bait” and “lure” depending on the application. The use of pheromones for stored product pests, and specific host compounds to attract bed bugs would be … Read more about How to Control Roaches and Ants?
Every year, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) sponsors Termite Awareness Week. They created this week to bring public awareness to the damage wood eating insects can cause, including flying termites. We are partnering with the NPMA to educate our customers and community on the … Read more about Termite Awareness Week: Termite Swarmers versus Flying Ants