Stinging Insects’ IPM: Yellow-Jackets, Hornets, and Wasps

Yellow-jackets, hornets, and wasps can seem frightening, however, if left alone they will usually leave people alone as well. All of these stinging insects are actually considered beneficial insects, because…

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How to Submit Ticks in Michigan

Ticks are bloodsucking parasites that are often found in tall grass and brush. There are more than 850 species of ticks worldwide, at least 100 can and do transmit more…

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Just Salt & Water, Right?

The COVID-19 Pandemic has created a lot of fear and uncertainty in the world these past few months. With a whirlwind of breaking news & headlines, it can be hard…

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Trade Secret

Glyphosate-based weed killers have been circulating in the news for awhile now. From residues found in children's cereals to a historic court case between Monsanto and a groundskeeper, the debate…

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Dow Shalt Not Kill

I'd like to introduce myself, I am Gage DeVries. I've been a contributing to Safe Solutions informally for many years as being the grandson to Rosalind Tvedten (founder) and Stephen…

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