Every fall, like clockwork, insects as well as spiders are driven indoors as the weather starts to cool here in Denver and throughout Colorado. And although most house infesting spiders in Colorado are not dangerous, they are not necessarily a welcome addition to the household.
So why are they making their way indoors? Spiders are generally content outside, where they feed on other insects caught in their webs, but when fall arrives they must seek out shelter in order to survive the winter.
Published on 10/19/2011
Where is your business headed? And who’s going to get you there? Fourth-generation members of the Cook and Treleven families discuss how they’re leading their pest management businesses into the future — and what roles they’re playing.
The National Pest Management Association’s annual Pest World convention begins today, October 19, 2011 in New Orleans.
Posted on www.pctonline.com 10/19/11
By Jeff Weier
Stored product pests, a.k.a. pantry pests, should be placed on a "public enemy" list. When they are allowed to infest foods, primarily whole grain-based processed foods such as wheat, corn and oats (to name a few), they do costly damage to our nation's food supply. They've been known to contaminate foods in fields before harvest, foods in transport, foods stored in warehouses and in homes. They've also been known to infest machinery and pipes in large food-processing plants as well as the food found there.
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