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Oregon Pest Control News: Farmers Turning to IPM to Reduce Pesticide Use

Each summer, filbert moth larvae hatch and burrow into filbert shells, eat the nut and use the shell as safe place to develop. This damaging act can render an entire crop inedible, as it only takes three bad nuts to fail a quality test at a processing facility. To prevent the larvae damage, Eugene farmers […]

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Light Bulbs Insects Aren’t Attracted to? Welcome to the Future of LED Lights

Lights with blue and white wavelengths are great for light therapy, helping you feel more awake…and attracting bugs. Oregon and Washington pest control service companies are buzzing about the findings that researcher Travis Longcore with the University of Southern California discovered during a study with the electronics company Royal Philips. Discoveries in Pest Control, Oregon […]

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Have You Seen an ‘Old-House Borer’ Beetle?

The Oregon Department of Agriculture wants to know if you’ve seen an “old-house borer” beetle (Hylotrupes bajulus). First detected in 2013, Oregon pest control service companies warn that this beetle is not like others that feed on stressed or dead trees; it eats dry seasoned wood. In regards to pest control, Oregon researchers have only […]

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This One’s for the Bees! Oregon Agriculture Officials Place Restrictions on Pesticides

In the early summer months of 2013, an estimated 50,000 bumble bees dropped dead under the trees at a Wilsonville retailer. The bees represented a loss of over 300 bee colonies. A similar incident occurred a few days later when residents found hundred of dead bees in downtown Hillsboro. When it came to pest management, […]

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What Eden Pest Control is Up to During December

As friendly reminder about pest management, Washington and Oregon residents should keep in mind that certain pests are more likely to affect your home during the cold winter months. December is when residential pest control technicians stay busy with the following targeted services: Rodent-related inspection, prevention and control. Spider egg sac removal to prevent a […]

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Marmorated Stink Bugs Making a Stink in Oregon

Oregon pest management companies have found themselves busy with calls from orchardists and vintners during this fall season because of the alarmingly high number of brown marmorated stink bugs that have moved into Ashland and nearby areas since 2004. Because they love to eat fruit, the non-native insects have the potential to do some serious […]

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Eden Pest Knows Bugs: Hobo Spiders Have Horrible Eyesight

Residential pest control experts share that Hobo Spiders (aka, Aggressive House Spiders) are part of the funnel web spider family and spin seemingly flat webs made of silk threads layered horizontally that form a funnel-like abode at one end. When it comes to pest control, Oregon and Washington residents should know that Hobo Spiders, despite […]

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Climate Change Forces Mountain Pine Beetle to Migrate to the Pacific Northwest

Climate change impacts more than just polar bears and ocean animals; it’s also causing insects like the mountain pine beetle to migrate to new lands. Commercial pest control services share that the beetle’s favorite food are pine trees, especially mature lodgepole pine trees. Consequently, coniferous trees throughout the Pacific Northwest have fallen victim to the […]

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Portland Pest Management Plans to Live By

Home maintenance includes cleaning the roof regularly, clearing gutters, pruning trees and shrubs around your home and so on. However, an essential part of home maintenance that homeowners often neglect is pest management. Portland pest management companies often make house calls because the owners failed to follow create and follow a simple pest management plan. […]

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