Good Grief. 5 times as many hogs as people and now they're making ethanol big time - probably drawn all the flies from the neighboring states. Come to think of it, I haven't noticed as many this year as usual.
Just wait until the first hard freeze and we will be rid of the flies. Usually we have a hard freeze, which is below 32 for at least 2 hours, by the middle of September so that has made it a longer season.
The reason for more flies is the prime breeding ground they had in August and September. Typically these months are drier and hotter and fly larvae hatch and grow in wet soil, water puddles, mud etc. so when we have gotten all the rain we got late summer it prolongs to season even more, compounding it.
In any event, first freeze and their in the ground pushing up daisies so be patient my friends.
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