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February 5, 2014 • Outdoor Pests • Seasonal Bug Bulletin

What do cold weather and snow do to hibernating insects?

The winter of 2014 has had much of the country surrounded by snow and crushed by cold. Many are hoping this weather will bury the bugs, but will it?

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December 10, 2013 • Outdoor Pests

A stink bug smorgasbord!

Brown marmorated stink bugs have been a scourge in the U.S. ever since they arrived from Asia in the late 1990s. As an invasive pest, stink bugs have had no natural insect enemies in this country to keep their populations down.

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October 7, 2013 • Outdoor Pests • Helpful Hints • Product Points

Stink Bugs and you: It's complicated

Stink bugs are rearing their ugly heads again around the country, announcing their presence and intent to invade your house throughout late fall and winter.

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July 31, 2013 • Outdoor Pests • Helpful Hints • Product Points

Making pest control decorative!

Starting in 2014, homeowners can decorate their gardens while catching pesky flies or yellowjackets at the same time.

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July 11, 2013 • Outdoor Pests • Helpful Hints • Product Points

The myths and facts about trapping Japanese beetles

Japanese beetles have been one of the most troublesome backyard insect pests in the Eastern and Upper Midwest regions of the U.S. since they hitched a ride on a container of ornamental plants from Japan in 1916.

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May 17, 2013 • Outdoor Pests • Helpful Hints • Product Points

The importance of outdoor stink bug trapping in spring

A customer in Virginia wanted to be proactive this year about his stink bug problem. He has a good amount of property and a large vegetable garden that has been plagued with stink bugs over the past few years.

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April 29, 2013 • Helpful Hints • Seasonal Bug Bulletin

Spring gardening, beneficial insects and stink bugs

I'll take "Non-toxic pest control" for $500, Alex.

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April 22, 2013 • Indoor Pests • Outdoor Pests

Insects do the darnedest things!

The insect world fascinates us. It should, as we study insects every day. In our R&D lab, we can extract secrets such as what scents insects like or dislike, and what they respond to visually.

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April 9, 2013 • Outdoor Pests

A pound of cure for your stink bug problem

In this story on KDKA-TV, "Handy" Andy Amrhein again emphasizes the importance of taking action in spring against stink bugs to prevent larger problems in summer and fall.

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