How do Bugs Survive the Winter?

As the temperature drops and the snow falls, we all seem to have our minds on the cold and forget about the bugs. They bother us so much in the other seasons but where do they disappear to in the winter? The truth is, they pretty much do disappear. Different kinds of bugs have different […]

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 […]