Dan Gilrein from the Cornell Cooperative Extension in Suffolk County, NY wrote a two-part article for the Suffolk County Agriculture News summarizing results from the collaborative 4-Poster Tickicide Project. This project is a newly developed technology for tick management that works by applying a tickicide to the neck and head areas of deer that brush up against treated rollers when consuming corn bait. This technique has been significantly effective in reducing tick populations.
Click below to read both articles.
Part 1 (page 14): http://library.