1:5:10:365 EcoTip Blog

August 27, 2008

:240 EM Power

Filed under: :240 EM Power — Tags: , , , , , , , , , , — John Banta @ 12:16 am

Welcome to today’s 1:5:10:365 Tip for becoming a better steward for our home and planet environment.

1:5:10:240 EcoTip:Manure management is an important step in controlling flys. Adding bacteria to manure piles, composters and pet waste disposal systems (:239) helps it break down faster.

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Suggested Review: :239

EM-Power is a bacteria supplement that can be used to help break down manure. It is available from ARBICO-organics.

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August 15, 2008

:228 Solar Fly Trap

Filed under: :228 Solar Fly Trap — Tags: , , , , , — John Banta @ 12:55 am

Welcome to today’s 1:5:10:365 Tip for becoming a better steward for our home and planet environment.

1:5:10:228 EcoTip: This fly trap uses a yeast based bait to attract the flies into the trap where they are killed by dehydration from the sun.

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Suggested Review: :226, :227

This fly trap is available from ARBICO-organics.

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August 13, 2008

:226 Fly Control

Welcome to today’s 1:5:10:365 Tip for becoming a better steward for our home and planet environment.

1:5:10:226 EcoTip: Tiny parasitic wasps can be used as a biological fly control. The wasps lay their eggs in fly maggots, which are then killed as they serve to incubate new wasps. The wasps are very tiny and harmless to people. This is an excellent from of control for horse and livestock areas.

image courtesy of ARBICO

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Parasitic wasps for fly control are available from ARBICO-organics.

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