DIRECTOR’S REPORT January 2019

Winter weather continues to keep mosquito activity to a minimum.  Consequently, adult mosquito populations were not high enough to require ULV truck or airplane treatments during January.  Total rainfall during January (3.23 in) was near the ten-year historical average (4.09 in) for the month.  Average January temperature (51֯ F) was also near the ten-year historical…

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DIRECTOR’S REPORT December 2018

December and January are as close as we get in South Louisiana to downtime in the mosquito abatement business.  Colder weather means reduced mosquito activity and slower mosquito development times.  Consequently, field operations to control mosquitoes grind to a halt at this time of year.  Adult mosquito populations were not high enough to require ULV…

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DIRECTOR’S REPORT October 2018

Traditionally the driest month of the year in South Louisiana, October was wetter and warmer than the ten-year historical average for both parameters. Total rainfall during October (6.07 in) was markedly higher than the ten-year historical average (1.89 in) for the month.  The continued temperature and rainfall of late summer has produced a few nuisance…

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