Structural Pest Control and Pesticides

Mothballs – Ditch the Wives’ Tale

Mothballs – Ditch the Wives’ Tale

With the warm weather of summer, you may have seen a few extra critters around your yard, and that may have brought back up some bad advice on how to deal with them - especially snakes. Even for wildlife lovers, snakes are not always welcomed with open arms, but...

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Carpenter bees: a tale of solitude and tolerance

It’s the time of year when you may be seeing more carpenter bees around your house, especially if you’re around your house more these days. Carpenter bees are solitary though, so you won’t find them in hives – probably just one or two at a time in any given area. Right now, lots of male […]

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Tips to keep bed bugs from invading your space

“Sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite.” It’s more than just an expression. Bed bugs, which used to be more common before the 1950s ,have been on the increase since the 1990s. Bed bugs get their name from their habit of feeding on humans while they sleep. Adults are brown and about 1/4 inch […]

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There’s an App for that – new FieldCheck and BeeCheck apps launch for FieldWatch program

There’s an App for that – new FieldCheck and BeeCheck apps launch for FieldWatch program

It’s been two years since the online mapping programs DriftWatch and BeeCheck were launched in North Carolina. Since then, it has become a valuable tool for beekeepers, specialty crop growers and pesticide applicators.  This month the programs launched two apps to help growers, pesticide applicators and beekeepers. The apps work to increased functionality and ease […]

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