2017 Jun

MSU Researchers Continue to Study, Monitor Tawny Crazy Ants

The team at Mississippi State University has been implementing a multi-pronged approach. Mississippi State University researchers are continuing to study a “crazy” creature found in Mississippi’s coastal counties.   The tawny crazy ant, also known as Nylanderia fulva, is a non-native ant species that has been found in the southern United States, including Hancock, Jackson and [...]

2017 Apr

Bug off! Professional and DIY ways to rid your home of fleas

Fleas are hilarious in the old cartoons. In a famous Pink Panther episode, he walks through a carwash to try and get rid of one that is driving him crazy. Daffy Duck’s Fantastic Island (1983) featured a fully functional flea circus, complete with roller coaster and Ferris wheel. But in real life, there’s nothing funny [...]

2017 Mar

How to Spot and Treat Termites

Every year, termites cause billions of dollars of damage. They eat away at building foundations, get inside walls, chomp on joists and studs and even nibble at furniture if they get inside. I can say from personal experience that it is downright creepy to discover that termites have gotten into your house, especially because it [...]