Pest Control

Protecting Children from Pesticides

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    According to the EPA every year approximately 75,000 children in the USA are poisoned by house hold pesticides. Most of the poisonings are due to improper storage of chemicals.

    A study showed almost 50% of homes with children had poisons stored in an unlocked area below 4 feet high. In homes without children pesticides were found unlocked and below the 4 foot safety level 75% of the time.

    Even if you do not have children it is important to store your chemicals safely …

    Ants How to get rid of them

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      There are many different varieties of ants but when they enter your home all of them are unwanted guests. Understanding what attracts them inside is just as important as getting rid of them. Before using any pesticide in the home you should read and follow the directions closely. Outdoor Chemicals should only be used outside and you should limit pesticide use to a minimum in all areas.

      Common Ants are found every where. They come in a variety of sizes and colors …

      How To – Bird-proof Your Home Before Spring

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        It is nice to have birds around the house but getting them inside your home or in places they will cause trouble is not a lot of fun.

        Most Birds prefer to live as high up as they can and if your neighborhood is relatively new or lacking trees they may decide living in your eves and attic is better then subjecting their family to lower bushes and trees.

        You can’t really blame them for this …

        How To – Getting Rid of Fruit Flies

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          Fruit Flies are one pest that you don’t want in your kitchen.  Although they won’t cause you direct harm like a bee sting the tiny pests breed quickly and can destroy your fresh fruit.

          Fruit flies come in many different varieties and for farmers it is a special concern.  Although they known for attacking bananas and grapes they will lay their eggs in more then 400 different types of plants.

          One female Mexican fruit fly can …

          How To – Should I use Beer To Kill Slugs?

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            Everyone has probably heard this tale about using a bowl of beer in your garden to attract pests like slugs.  What is the real truth about this and should you give it a try?

            Its probably not a great idea to use this method if you really value your plants.

            The truth is you are probably more likely to get your cat drunk then really cure your pest problem with bowls of beer throughout your …

            Directory of State Pesticide Information

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              NOTICE
              This information constantly changes as outside websites update their information.
              DO NOT RELY ON THIS INFORMATION FOR EMERGENCY USE.

              If you have an emergency ALWAYS Call 911 or the appropriate Emergency Hot-line in your area.

              Also Read the label on the Chemical and it should list Emergency Information about how to treat people that have come in contact with the product until trained emergency help can arrive. 
               

              Alabama
              http://www.agi.state.al.us/
              http://www.agi.state.al.us/Word/PPPM.htm

              Department of Agriculture
              Division of Plant Protection and Pesticides
              PO BOX 3336
              Montgomery, AL 36109-0336
              (334) 240-7171

              Alaska

              http://www.state.ak.us/dec/eh
              http://www.state.ak.us/dec/eh/pest

              Alaska Department of Environmental …

              Directory of Governmental Resources and Offices covering Pesticides

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                Directory of Governmental Resources and Offices covering Pesticides

                Alabama
                 http://www.agi.state.al.us/
                 http://www.agi.state.al.us/Word/PPPM.htm
                Department of Agriculture
                Division of Plant Protection and Pesticides
                PO BOX 3336
                Montgomery, AL 36109-0336
                (334) 240-7171

                Alaskahttp://www.state.ak.us/dec/eh

                http://www.state.ak.us/dec/eh/pest

                Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation
                Environmental Health
                500 S Alaska St
                Palmer, AK 99645-6340
                (907) 745-3236

                Arizonahttp://agriculture.state.az.us
                http://agriculture.state.az.us/ESD/esd.htm

                Arizona Department of Agriculture
                Environmental Services
                1688 W Adams
                Phoenix, AZ 85007
                (800) 223-0618
                (602) 255-3664
                (602) 542-3579

                Arizona Structural Pest Control
                9545 East Double Tree Ranch Rd
                Scottsdale, AZ 85258

                Arkansas
                http://www.plantboard.org/
                http://www.plantboard.org/pesticides_licensing.htmlArkansas State Plant Board
                Division of Feeds, Fertilizers and Pesticides
                #1 Natural Resource Dr
                PO BOX 1069
                Little Rock, AR …