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Trivia Thursday: Crazy Ants: Have you spotted this new species near you?

The evening sun and damp conditions are two things we expect to attract pests to a late-day picnic or evening ballgame, but chances are, you haven’t considered mobile devices attracting unwanted pests. We now turn our attention toward the new pest invading the U.S. It’s currently most common in the southern states and threatening America’s … Continued

Top 10 Resolutions to Make 2013 Pest Free

Written by: Bobby Kossowicz, mother of two, Branchburg, New Jersey Editor’s Note: Bobby Kossowicz is a mother of two from Branchburg, New Jersey, who has past personal experience with pests and the importance of controlling them. Before becoming a full-time mom, Bobby worked in the pest control industry, and she combines her professional experience with … Continued

Celebrate National Picnic Month (Without the Pests)

Ah, summertime. July is National Picnic Month and a great time to get out and enjoy a relaxing, outdoor picnic with families and friends. Unfortunately, certain uninvited guests — ants, mosquitoes, and ticks — can sometimes crash the festivities. Read on to see how you can prevent these pesky pests from ruining your scenic soirée! … Continued

Trivia Thursday: How much do you REALLY know about ants?

Today we’re learning a fascinating truth and debunking a surprising myth about ants. Read below to find out more about ants! Ants can lift up to 50 times their own body weight. True or False? True. We know what you’re thinking — there is no way! But yes, this is absolutely true. Strangely enough, the … Continued

The Ants Go Marching In…By the Thousands

Summer showers are not only bringing flowers this season but also a flurry of ants to the Southeastern region of the United States. As Florida residents are baffled by the dramatic spikes in infestation, experts say the rain may be to blame. “What’s happening is after it rains, they’re going to send out swarmers, kings and … Continued

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