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Honeycomb Ranch

Tom Howell Phone: 541-946-1231


36929 Row River Road Website:

Cottage Grove OR 97424 Email: [email protected]

Service Categories: structural commercial school

landscape residential golf course


We specialize in the removal of all types of stinging insects (honey bees, yellow jackets, hornets, wasps, bumble bees, etc) without the use of chemicals.

What is your definition of Integrated Pest Management (IPM)?

Education and then informed action.


Is pest management performed on a specific schedule?

Pest management is done on an as-needed basis for stinging pests.

How are pest problems identified?

Identification of the presence of insects in a location that could be harmful to humans.

What practices do you use to prevent and/or control pests?

We use mechanical removal.


Do you use biological controls?



Do you use borates?


Do you use synthetic chemicals?


What are the top 10 pesticides you use/sell/recommend?

None. In rare instances I'll use Raid Flying Insect Killer (resmethrin) to discourage a few stragglers. This is done only with the home owner's approval.

If pesticides are used, how much are used per year of each?

About two cans of Raid Flying Insect Killer (resmethrin) per year.

Does your company perform habitat modification?


Do you use any physical or mechanical controls?

Bagging the nests, vacuum, etc.

What type of fertilizers do you use/sell/recommend?



What do you usually use/sell/recommend for addressing:

termites N/A

cockroaches N/A

fleas N/A

carpenter ants N/A

fire ants N/A

ants (indoor) N/A

crabgrass N/A

dandelions N/A

How do you evaluate effectiveness of your pest management

The Extension Service has been recommending people to me for years, as they do not receive complaints.


Marge Dillon: 541-344-1325; Kimberly Dunn: 541-687-6830