In the Midwest, the oak leaf itch mites emerge in late July, but bites are more common in the fall, because that’s when people are in the leaves more, according to a Kansas State University publication.
In the Midwest, the oak leaf itch mites emerge in late July, but bites are more common in the fall, because that’s when people are in the leaves more, according to a Kansas State University publication. Mike Hutmacher File photo
In the Midwest, the oak leaf itch mites emerge in late July, but bites are more common in the fall, because that’s when people are in the leaves more, according to a Kansas State University publication. Mike Hutmacher File photo

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November 17, 2014 04:53 PM