Late last summer, Randy Glover thought he was going to die; at times, he wanted to die. The resident of rural Billings, MT, was suffering from West Nile virus (WNV). There were times in the hospital I wanted to ask the nurse for a gun, says Glover...
Spinosad application is a useful addition to a tick-control program, say researchers at USDA-ARS Knipling-Bushland U.S. Livestock Insects Research Laboratory
Regardless of where you live, or the type of fly control you want to implement, working with your neighbor is worth exploring. Right now, the industry
Since July 2006, greater sage-grouse deaths from West Nile virus have been reported in Oregon, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, Montana, South Dakota, North Dakota and Wyoming.
drought conditions can actually increase the challenge of parasites
At the turn of the century, the fever tick (Boophilus microplus and Boophilus annulatus), which carries a disease known as "Texas fever," wiped out 90% of cattle herds in affected areas and brought an end to historic cattle drives. Due to the...
The use of insecticide ear tags for fly control isn't as simple as producers once thought. Attention to detail helps.