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Dr. Jorge Parada
National Pest Management Association
Overview of Powassan Virus

Unfortunately, it appears that Powassan virus is either becoming more common, or it is more commonly being diagnosed. Like most tick-borne diseases, infection mostly occurs during the warm summer moths from June to September.
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Mousetrap with cheese: Do-it-yourself pest control
Missy Henriksen
National Pest Management Association
Fact or Fiction? Exploring the Old Wives Tales of DIY Pest Control

Most of the time, the ease of access to information is useful; however, as you’ve likely seen, there’s a lot of BAD information out there. I see it often when it comes to pest control. Some of it’s just silly. Some of it’s scary or dangerous – and thankfully, some of it is right on point.
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Dr. Danny McDonald
Sam Houston State University
The Tawny Crazy Ant

The tawny crazy ant, Nylanderia fulva (also known as the Caribbean crazy ant, hairy crazy ant, and Rasberry crazy ant) is a new invasive ant species that is terrorizing the Gulf Coast states.
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