The Pest Control Blog North America

Tag Archives: flies

Avoid Foreign Pests While Traveling

I’m not going to say everyone hates creepy crawly things – entomologists exist after all – but at least most of us do. We tend to deal with these creepy crawlies because at least we know what kind of pests we might expect to find in our own backyard. Traveling abroad, however, opens up a [...]

Posted in USA | Also tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Response

Would You Like Flies With That?

How do you feel about government promoting eating insects as a protein source and not mentioning that bugs are part of the processed animal protein in your burger? That’s what a research project funded by the European Commission is touting as an alternative protein source. Backed by 3 million euros, and launched last fall by [...]

Posted in USA | Also tagged , , , , , , | 6 Responses

How Mild Winters Affect Pests

It’s January in the age of climate change and pests or pest control are not likely topics that people are discussing. But they should be. Partly because of what winter used to represent, and partly because winter, and it’s curious bedfellow - unseasonably warm winters – are simply throwing us curveballs week after week. Sometimes several times a week. Recent snowfall has disappeared barely leaving [...]

Posted in USA | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pest Control Pets

Some animals are natural pest control technicians. From fly eating toads to mice chasing cats there’s an animal out there which would make a great pet and supply a pest control service too. Dogs have been used for centuries as rat catchers and along with cats they are still employed as an effective and cost efficient [...]

Posted in USA | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Responses

The Role of Pests in Medicine

Have you ever heard the gardening expression, “a weed is just a plant in the wrong place?” We believe that pest infestations should be prevented or controlled, but essentially, a pest is just an animal in the wrong place. Animals like leeches, maggots or parasitic nematodes have very important roles to play in the environment. [...]

Posted in USA | Also tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Responses
  • Need some advice?

    Talk to one of our experts:

deBugged is Stephen Fry proof thanks to caching by WP Super Cache