Asian Lady Beetle

Lady Bug or Asian Lady Beetle? When it comes to the ladybug you may already have an idea of what they look like and what they do. We all enjoy their colorful spotted appearance and small half-sphere shaped body. These harmless and also beneficial creatures can sometimes get mixed up with the Asian lady beetle. […]

Look for Increased Pest Pressure this Fall and Winter, NPMA Says

Original Post By Pest Control Technology FAIRFAX, Va. — The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) released its bi-annual Bug Barometer, a seasonal forecast of the pest pressure and activity Americans can expect to see in their respective regions of the country based on weather patterns and long-term predictions, as well as pest biological behaviors. According […]

August Is Now Officially Bed Bug Season

A recently published study in the Journal of Medical Entomology titled “Spatial and Temporal Patterns in Cimex lectularius(Hemiptera: Cimicidae) Reporting in Philadelphia, PA” reveals new information about bed bugs, and it doesn’t look good. Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania mapped out the bed bug trends over a span of four years (2008-2012) to see if […]

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

With the long winter behind us, you may have started to see some sluggish stink bugs around your home. Known as the brown marmorated stink bug, this pest is not native to the states. The first stateside sighting of this insect was in Pennsylvania back in 1998. Since then these pests have spread throughout the continental United […]