Blog Posts in the Category of "Stinging Insects "

a fuzzy africanized honey bee pollinating in a garden on an eastern texas property

Are Africanized Honey Bees a Problem in East Texas?

July 11, 2019

Africanized honey bees are a hybrid bee, a cross between African honey bees and European honey bees that we’re all used to. They were created in Brazil in the mid-1900s by researchers who were trying to increase honey production. Some of these bees escaped from a Brazilian researcher in 1957 and they have slowly made their way north. They have been seen in most Texas counties.... Read More

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a large yellow jacket in attack position on a texas property one sunny summer day

Tips For Preventing Yellow Jackets In Summer

June 19, 2019

Spring is well underway, and we’re nearing summer. During this time, you may start to notice flying insects around your yard. The heat and sun have brought out the bugs! It’s important to identify stinging insects when you see them because of the dangers they pose. Yellow jackets look similar to bees in that they are black and yellow. Their bodies, however, are much slimme... Read More

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