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The Interesting Mosquito Life Cycle & Why There Is No Life Without Water
Did you know that the first three stages of a mosquito’s life cycle take place in water? That’s right. Without water, mosquitoes cannot thrive.
Hard and Soft Ticks Projected to Transmit Multiple Diseases to People, Pets, and Livestock in 2019
The polar vortex is finally over and you're anxious to get outside and start working on your home and yard. You have to be cautious though, tick season is here and in full force. Ticks, both hard ticks (ixodid ticks) and soft ticks (argasid ticks), transmit more than two dozen disease-causing pathogens to humans in the United States., and many more to pets, livestock and wildlife.
Do You Know The Difference Between a Regular Mosquito, Nuisance Mosquito, and Vector Mosquito?
There are at least 174 species (types) of mosquitoes in North America and fortunately, not all of them feed on people. Some mosquitoes feed exclusively on birds, reptiles, amphibians, worms, and other animals. For those mosquitoes that do love to feed on humans, mosquito control personnel classify these as nuisance or vector mosquitoes.
FlyFoe Announces Three New Locations in Alabama and Missouri
FlyFoe, the smarter solution for mosquito and tick control, is pleased to announce three new locations, giving the brand a new presence in the South and the Midwest.
FlyFoe Gears Up for Second Season: Set to Protect New Turf in the South and Midwest
Now gearing up for its second season, FlyFoe is set to protect more turf than ever from harmful ticks and mosquitoes this year, with three new U.S. locations in the Midwest and South.
Disease-Carrying Ticks Now Pose Year-Round Threat in Many States
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), climate change is not only increasing the number of ticks in the U.S., but it’s widening their territory. While the majority of Lyme disease cases in the U.S. have traditionally occurred in the Northeast, the CDC reports that climate change may affect that.