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Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 - Mason County Journal - Page A-21 MASTER GARDENERS he Master Garden- clinic has been receiving many samples of larvae and adult stored- food insects from homeowners. It is not uncommon for these insects to find their way into our grains, dog food, cereals and other foods stored in pantries By JEANNE and cupboards. REHWALDT Some common pest descriptions and management op- tions follow: Carpet beetle and hide beetle (Dermestidae): These closely related beeries are about one-eighth of an inch long, brown and oval-shaped. They feed on a variety of stored prod- ucts, such as cereals, seeds, spices, tobacco, dried fruits and nuts, dried skins, feathers, and preserved animal prod- ucts. Management: Lo- cate and destroy the source of the infesta- tion. Place infested materials in the freezer for three or four days to kill pests, then discard them. Thoroughly clean shelves and storage areas. Attachments for some types of vacuum cleaners are useful in removing food particles that might have be- come lodged in cracks. Clean surfaces with soap and water. Where freezing and vacuum- ing are not appropriate or adequate, treatment by a qualified profes- sional might be re- quired. Cigarette beetle (Lasioderma PAIN MANAGEMENT, WEI(iHT LOSS, MASSAGE THERAPY newmanfamilychiro.com (360) 426-3886 FRIDAY Gentle tai chi, 8 a.m., 8:45 a.m. Fabric-donation sorting, 9 a.m. to noon Open line dance, 9 a.m. toll a.m. Mason County Senior Activities Association is offering a members- only movie at Shelton Cinemas. Cost is $3.50 at the theater. THURSDAY MONDAY 4 p.m. Gentle, restorative Gentle tai chi, 8 a.m., Senior assistance and yoga, 8:05 a.m., donation 8:45 a.m. information, 10:30 a.m., of $1 suggested Hula-hoop fitness, second Tuesday of each EZ Crafters, 9 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. month noon Kazoo band, 8:45 a.m.,Bridge, 12:30 p.m., Intermediate/advanced 11 a.m. participants are asked to line dancing, 9 a.m. Beginning line sign up at least one clay Jokers Rule, 9 a.m. to dancing, 9 a.m. beforehand. noon Mexican train Gentle tai chi, Blood-pressure dominoes, 10 a.m. 12:45 p.m. checks, 10:30 a.m. Pinochle, 12:30 p.m. Bridge, 12:30 p.m., Mah-jongg, 1 p.m. WEDNESDAY participants are asked to Gentle tai chi, 8 a.m., sign up at least one day TUESDAY 8:45 a.m. beforehand. Foot care by appoint- Hula-hoop fitness, Gentle tai chi, ment, second and fourth 8:30 a.m. 12:45 p.m. Tuesdays of the month,Kazoo band, 8:45 a.m., Mah-jongg, 1 p.m. $19 11 a.m. Bingo, 1 p.m. Gentle, restorative Beginning line yoga, 8:05 a.m. dancing, 9 a.m. Sewing circle, 9 a.m. to Intermediate/advanced serricorne) and Drugstore beetle (Stegobium pani- cum): These small (one-tenth of an inch) beetles are pests of stored products. They might feed on any organic material, in- cluding grains, cere- als, book binding and pages, and spices. Management: Sani- tation is critical. Inspect all organic materials in the structure and dispose of infested ma- terials. Insect growth regulators are effective for long-term manage- ment. Pyrethrum is not effective. Fumigants line dancing, 10 a.m. Mexican train dominoes, 10 a.m. Pinochle, 12:30 p.m. Unless otherwise not- ed, all events take place at the Mason County Senior Activities Associa- tion Center at the Pavilion at Sentry Park, 190 W. Sentry Drive. Call 426- 7374 for more informa- tion. Some events require membership to the senior activities center. are sometimes used by and condiments. licensed professionals in Management: Thor- commercial warehouses, oughly clean shelves Confused flour and storage bins. In- beetle (Tribolium con- spect all food contain- fusum) and red flour ers, and discard those beetle (TriboHum found to be infested. castaneum): Small, Dry pet food, nuts and dark to light brown or dried fruit often are in- reddish brown, these rested. Store food only hard-shelled insects are in containers that can also about one-eighth of be closed tightly. Do not an inch long. They breed and feed in flour, cereals see page A-28 Award-win~ir~j, naUonally known Call for Parties, e.eeH ,,.-- i Meetings, Receptions rrcJ , I &special SHELLFISH Occasion Lunches DAILY C Xinh t I (360) 427-8709 Open 5pm to 9pro Thurs, Frm, Sat I [] Downtown Shelton, Comer of 3rd and West Railroad Z I Newman Family practic Sarah Newman, DE Work Injuries Car Accidents , Wellness Care Accepting Medicare and most Insurances OPEN 6 DAYS A WEEK 2211 Jefferson Street, Shelton WA 98584 0 I L DIST. CO LUBRICANTS COMPANY We deliver We carr kerosene Located at Sanderson Y Industrial Park 427-8084