Yearly Archives: 2012

Africanized Bees Kill Two South Florida Dogs

Local10.com (South Florida): Africanized Bees Kill Two South Florida Dogs SOUTH FLORIDA – A swarm of Africanized bees went on the attack, killing two family pets while their pregnant owner stood by helplessly. “The nest was like inside the fence … Continue reading

Posted in Pest Control | Tagged | Comments Off

1 Additional Case of WNV Brings Duval Total to 29

FirstCoastNews.com: 1 Additional Case of WNV Brings Duval Total to 29 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Duval County Health Department confirmed an additional case of West Nile Virus Tuesday.  The newest case brings this year’s total to 29. The health department … Continue reading

Posted in Pest Control | Tagged | Comments Off

Hiring a South Florida Pest Control Company

Hiring a South Florida Pest Control Company   Choosing a pest control professional to share in identification and treatment responsibilities for a possible pest infestation is an important decision for your business. The recommendations provided below will help you to … Continue reading

Posted in Pest Control | Tagged | Comments Off

Information on Rugose Spiraling Whitefly

Information on Rugose Spiraling Whitefly http://palmbeachcountyextension.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/img_11463.jpg?w=300&h=225 Rugose Spiraling Whitefly – Customer Information Sheet In March, 2009, a whitefly (Aleurodicus rugioperculatus Martin: Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), was collected in Miami‐Dade County from gumbo limbo. This was the first report of this insect on … Continue reading

Posted in Pest Control | Tagged | Comments Off

Hulett Environmental Services ~ Pest & Termite Control

Family owned and operated for over 40 years, Hulett provides the friendly, personalized service you expect from a family business while still remaining the leader in the latest pest prevention and control technology. Our services are available all over the … Continue reading

Posted in Pest Control, Termite Control | Tagged | Comments Off

Florida researchers offering advice on crazy ants

Florida researchers offering advice on crazy ants GAINESVILLE — University of Florida researchers are still working on strategies for controlling crazy ants found so far in 20 Florida counties, but they’re offering some preliminary advice. They advised homeowners on Thursday … Continue reading

Posted in Pest Control | Tagged | Comments Off

The Pest Detectives

Download “The Pest Detectives,” a free children’s eBook that teaches children about bugs, entomology and the pest management profession.

Posted in Pest Control | Tagged | Comments Off

Strategies to control crazy ants taking shape for UF/IFAS researchers

Strategies to control crazy ants taking shape for UF/IFAS researchers GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Their name is comical, but when crazy ants infest a neighborhood it’s no laughing matter. The fast-moving, invasive insects are present in Florida and several other Gulf … Continue reading

Posted in Ant Control, Pest Control | Tagged | Comments Off

Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs (Cimex lectularius(L.)) Appearance Bed bugs are reddish brown in color and are wingless. They are roughly oval in shape and become swollen after a blood meal. Bed bugs are dorsoventrally flattened (thin), and this means that they can … Continue reading

Posted in Pest Control | Tagged | Comments Off

Termite Meme

Posted in Termite Control | Tagged | Comments Off

Photo Contest Deadline is December 5

Photo Contest Deadline is December 5 Don’t forget to submit your best photo to PCT by Dec. 5 for a chance to win $500. PCT’s annual Best Pest Photo Contest is your chance to be recognized alongside your peers for … Continue reading

Posted in Pest Control | Tagged | Comments Off

INVASIVE PEST SPECIES: A GROWING PROBLEM FOR HOMEOWNERS

INVASIVE PEST SPECIES: A GROWING PROBLEM FOR HOMEOWNERS Hulett Environmental reminds homeowners to be cautious of insects of foreign origin  Invasive species, or insects of foreign origin, continue to grow in population, causing major issues for American homeowners. Hulett Environmental … Continue reading

Posted in Pest Control | Tagged | Leave a comment

Termite Meme

Posted in Termite Control | Tagged | Leave a comment

Identifying Your Spider Infestation: Venomous or Not?

Identifying Your Spider Infestation: Venomous or Not? Dr. Jim Fredericks Most of us grab for the nearest newspaper as a weapon or call the bravest person in our household at the first sight of a spider. Forget about identifying whether … Continue reading

Posted in Pest Control, Spider Pest Control | Tagged | Leave a comment

Hulett Environmental Services ~ Lawn Care

Posted in Lawn Care | Tagged | Leave a comment

The mark of excellence in pest control

What Is QualityPro QualityPro is an initiative designed to increase professionalism in the pest management industry. This dynamic program certifies companies based on comprehensive standards. Known as “the mark of excellence in pest control,” the QualityPro designation can be achieved … Continue reading

Posted in Pest Control | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hulett Environmental Careers

Posted in Pest Control | Tagged | Leave a comment

UF/IFAS research: Typical populations of bedbugs can cause harmful blood loss in humans

UF/IFAS research: Typical populations of bedbugs can cause harmful blood loss in humans GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For years, bedbugs have been turning up in sometimes odd and random places, such as subways, movie theaters, dressing rooms and schools, but scientists … Continue reading

Posted in Pest Control | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The praying mantis

The praying mantis story of love may not be romantic , but there is certainly drama! About half way through copulation, the female reaches back and rips the head off her male partner. She then eats his head while the … Continue reading

Posted in Pest Control | Tagged | Leave a comment

2012 Photomicrography Competition

Newborn lynx spiderlings! These spiders live on plants and flowers, waiting for the right moment to pounce on their prey. The agility and speed they display when hunting are often compared to those of the lynx. The image won the … Continue reading

Posted in Pest Control | Tagged | Leave a comment