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Eddie’s Corner: Mosquito Problems and Control

By Eddie Ayers, County Extension Agent, April 13, 2015

Mosquito2015 has provided its share of wet cold weather, but as we move into warmer weather hopefully we can start to do more outside activities. This is good news as it is much more fun to be outside than inside the house, but that also means more contact with mosquitoes. Not only does the mosquito have a painful sting, they can also transmit disease. The disease that has gotten the most press is West Nile virus, but that does not usually occur until later in the year. In addition to transmitting human diseases, the mosquito can also infect pets with heartworm larvae.   Continue reading