A proof-of-concept study shows the potential of feeding wild white-tailed deer corn treated with moxidectin, a derivative of ivermectin that eliminates ticks. Deer are key hosts in tick lifecycles, and systemic treatment could aid in reducing tick abundances. And, unlike ivermectin, moxidectin in deer meat may be safely consumed with no required delay.
Meet Bethany McGregor, Ph.D., veterinary entomologist, expert in Culicoides biting midges, and subject of the next installment of our "Standout Early Career Professionals" series.
Warmer winters are allowing lone star tick populations to expand northward in the U.S., but a new analysis of historical trends argues land management and deer numbers are the primary factors.
A new report in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management details the top pest-management concerns and practices in the relatively new deer farming industry in the United States.
By Richard Levine In May 2016, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Entomological Society of America (ESA), the IPM Institute of North America, and the North Central […]