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Shoo, fruit flies! Don’t bother me!

Flies can be a pesky pest, especially indoors. Although they may occur year-round, the usual abundance of ripening produce this season in many homes tend to attract more fruit flies. Fresh fruits and vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet, so don’t let fruit flies deter you from…
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Cooler weather brings fall insects

The onset of cooler temperatures often brings unwanted pests into our homes.  Several species of ants look to enter homes during colder weather to overwinter. Also, more pleasant temperatures outside bring people outdoors which can mean more interaction with wasps and yellowjackets.  The following article by Emily Cabrera, public relations…
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“Murder” Hornets not in Georgia

Collaboration of UGA Entomology Department, Center for Invasive Species and Center for Urban Ag A flurry of recent press coverage has created a surge of interest in the Asian giant hornet, Vespa mandarinia. The coverage is not traced to any recent event. The insect was found last September 2019 in…
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