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Introduction of Black Vulture Relief Act
The Black Vulture Relief Act would allow a cattle producer to take black vultures that pose a risk to livestock.
Managing Asian longhorned ticks on pasture
Ohio State University Extension educator Timothy McDermott shares tips to help livestock producers keep their animals safe from the growing threat of ticks.
How to keep raccoons away from your bird feeder
If you see raccoons hanging around your bird feeders, take steps to keep them away. Learn 11 ways to keep raccoons away from your bird feeders.
Do you know what’s in your firewood?
Follow these tips so you don't accidentally transport invasive insects like emerald ash borer or fungi like oak wilt to new areas when purchasing firewood.
Pa. residents are encouraged to fight the mosquito bite
As of July 15, the Pennsylvania DEP and county vector programs have detected 68 West-Nile-Virus-infected mosquito pools in 19 counties.
Some plants naturally repel mosquitoes
Some plants naturally keep mosquitoes at bay. Most of them do well in containers that can be arranged around outdoor gatherings. Julie Geiss offers insight.
Managing armyworm in forages with IPM
With the recent armyworm invasion, now is a good time to review some basic integrated pest management strategies.
How to keep squirrels off of fruit trees
There are a lot of strategies and considerations for keeping squirrels off of fruit trees. Learn more about what works and what doesn't.
Geese can degrade water quality
Canada geese offer excellent hunting opportunities, but there has been a negative impact on water quality in ponds that can be attributed to geese.
Avoid pests getting into crawl spaces
Rodents and insects can do significant damage to crawl spaces. Fortunately, homeowners can use management techniques to keep pests from taking over.