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April 17, 2014
Controlling Blow Flies
Blow flies lay their eggs on animal remains and spread disease. To
control blow flies, it is important to remove dead animals, dispose
of them properly and use effective insecticides when necessary. Read
more in this FREE online resource. Also available in Spanish.
April 16, 2014
Houseflies can be a large problem after a disaster as they lay eggs and
develop on rotting organic matter. This FREE online resource explains
how to suppress housefly populations around homes and businesses. Also
available in Spanish.
April 15, 2014
Dealing With Storm Damaged Trees
Defective trees often cause damage when storms occur in urban areas. After a
natural disaster, many tree care and removal companies offer their services. It is important to know how to choose the right person or company for the job.
April 14, 2014
Hantavirus Case Prompts Precaution Reminder
The Texas Department of State Health Services offers precaution information after a Texas Panhandle resident recently developed hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, or HPS.
April 14, 2014
Can These Trees Be Saved?
Are you underestimating the life of your trees after disaster has struck? What at first glance may look
like mortal wounds are not necessarily fatal to a tree. Learn when to say goodbye and when to
nurture your trees back to life in this quick read. Also available in Spanish.
April 11, 2014
Evacuation “Grab and Go” Box
Don’t wait until a disaster strikes! Use this Texas A&M AgriLife Extension resource to be fully prepared and learn what should be included in your family’s evacuation grab and go kit.
April 10, 2014
USDA Sign-Up Date for Farmer & Rancher Disaster Assistance Programs
Farmers and ranchers can sign-up for disaster assistance programs, reestablished and strengthened by the 2014 Farm Bill, beginning Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
April 9, 2014
Texas Forest Service Dispatch Tracker
Use the Dispatch Tracker to find out where and when the Texas Forest Service has been dispatched within a 24 hr period.
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