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Pork: The Other White Meat

I typically preach about consuming fruits and vegetables and the importance of incorporating other food groups around these nutrient-rich …

Faithful Families

Are you a leader at your church or religious organization? Do you enjoy having programs for your congregation? Is …

Older American Month

Continuing with the Celebration of Older American Month, I am going to spend my topic talking about Healthy Eating. Men …

From the Vine: Soil Testing

My wife is a baker and bakes many delicious cakes and pies. She makes a dried apple cake, chocolate …

Olive Oil Shopping Guide

I get several questions about olive oil: what types to buy, if you need more than one for different …

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This document is presented to answer some commonly asked questions about repellents and mechanical devices …

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Figure 1. Adult fungus gnat.

Fungus Gnats Indoors

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Figure 1. Earwigs.

Earwigs

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Figure 1. Drain fly.

Drain Flies

This Entomology Insect Note describes how to identify and control drain flies, a common nuisance …

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Figure 1. Camel cricket.

Camel Crickets

This Entomology Insect Note describes how to control camel crickets if they become an indoor …

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Figure 1. Booklouse.

Booklice

This Entomology Insect Note contains information about booklice, a small household pest that feeds on …

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Figure 1. Spreading granular ant bait.

Tips for Effective Ant Baiting

This Entomology Insect Note offers tips for baiting ants in an around homes.

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Figure 1a. Termites have no waist; ants have a narrow waist.

A Guide to House-Invading Ants and Their Control

Ants are probably the most common insect pests that invade our homes and become an …

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