Lone Star Tick: Why Land Management (Not Just Climate Change) is Driving Boom
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.
Pest Management in Deer Farming: First Steps Toward Best Practices
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.
A Report from the Integrated Tick Management Symposium in Washington, DC
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 […]
Reduced Numbers of Deer can Lead to Fewer Lyme Disease Cases
Since white-tailed deer serve as the primary host for the adult blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis) — the vector for Lyme disease — scientists have wondered whether reducing the number of […]