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August 7, 2019 • Outdoor Pests • Seasonal Bug Bulletin

Bald-faced bully

Want to know the bald-faced truth about these large and frightening insects? Here are 10 of the most common questions about bald-faced hornets (Dolichovespula maculata).

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August 5, 2019 • Indoor Pests • Helpful Hints • Seasonal Bug Bulletin

Market Value

Whether it's from a farmers' market or the supermarket, it's a good idea to think about controlling fruit flies whenever you're planning to bring produce into your home.

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July 31, 2019 • Outdoor Pests • Seasonal Bug Bulletin

Yellowjackets: DOs and DON'Ts

Yellowjackets are aggressive, especially in late summer. Know what do to -- and what not to do -- around yellowjackets, with our list of DOs and DON'Ts.

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July 29, 2019 • Outdoor Pests • Product Points

One day's catch in the Disposable Yellowjacket Trap

546. That's the number of yellowjackets caught in a single day by Shawn Woods, whose YouTube channel "Mousetrap Monday" has over 1.1 million subscribers. Shawn had located an underground yellowjacket nest and decided to test out our trap.

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July 26, 2019 • Helpful Hints

How to tell a yellowjacket from a honeybee

Yellowjackets and honeybees are frequently mistaken for each other. But aside from their yellow and black coloration, they couldn't be more different. Simply put: Yellowjackets bad, honeybees good!

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July 24, 2019 • Seasonal Bug Bulletin

How insects handle heat

The heat is on! Aside from being uncomfortable for the daily life of humans, hot weather has an impact on insect populations. The life cycle of certain insects speeds up dramatically when the temperature climbs.

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July 18, 2019 • Helpful Hints • Outdoor Pests

How to yellowjacket-proof your outdoor event

Yellowjackets are the insects that pose the biggest threat to any outdoor gathering with food and beverages. Here's a checklist for keeping your guests safe and yellowjacket-proofing your next outdoor event.

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July 16, 2019 • Outdoor Pests

How to tell a wasp from a yellowjacket

A definitive guide on how to tell paper wasps and yellowjackets apart.

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July 11, 2019 • Helpful Hints • Product Points

How to set up the new TrapStik for Wasps, Mud Daubers & Carpenter Bees

Constant improvement is a hallmark of our "Smarter pest control" approach. Our TrapStik® for Wasps, Mud Daubers & Carpenter Bees is a prime example.

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