The “Connecticut Tick Management Handbook”: A must-read and must-have!

Tick season is here, learn all about them.

Everyone has heard of ticks, but do you know all the different species and the many tick-associated diseases? A lot of people might ask “how do I identify ticks?” or “how do I know if a tick gave me a disease?”. The Connecticut Tick Management Handbook by the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station has the answers. Simply knowing the biology of a tick could help improve your control methods of the annoying and dangerous pest. 

The Connecticut Tick Management Handbook is a must-have if you are a professional applicator for ticks. It has all the ticks you might see on the job, how to identify them, the different types of diseases and how to control them effectively. No matter if you are applying in Connecticut or not, it’s the perfect handbook to have near you at all times.

What all does this handbook include?

This handbook includes basically everything you need to know about ticks. The tick biology, tick species, tick associated diseases, personal protection, and all types of management approaches. I mean, just look at the table of contents to get an idea.

Table of Contents for the CT Tick Management Handbook

Ticks could be bad this season

The ticks have arrived for this year and so have other pests. I was listening to the radio yesterday when the radio host told a story about how he was walking outside and lifted up his arm and he saw a tick on his arm! He mentioned that he hadn’t seen a tick on him in several years. Does this mean the ticks are coming out in full-force this season? If so, you need to be on the lookout and do your research in the Connecticut Tick Management Handbook.

Feel free to reach out and contact us with any questions. Don’t forget Stop the Bites! is an excellent natural control method for ticks anywhere. 

Have you used a tick handbook in the past? What experiences have you had with ticks? Comment below and share your story! 

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