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Dr. Mark Mankowski is a research entomologist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service (USFS) Forest Products Laboratory, Durability and Wood Protection unit in Starkville, Miss.

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USFS Termiticide Report: Hurricane Michael ravages Florida test site Posted on 26 Jun 2019 in the featured & Technical & Termites categories.

The U.S. Forest Service provides its termiticide testing report for 2018, despite the damage caused by the October 2018 hurricane. Read more»

USFS Termiticide testing program reaches 80-year milestone Posted on 22 May 2018 in the featured & Termites categories.

The U.S. Forest Service testing program has provided standardized test data on soil-applied termiticides for eight decades — and counting. Read more»

USFS 2016 report marks new era for termiticide tests Posted on 26 May 2017 in the featured & Termites categories.

In 2016, the USDA Forest Service installed a new test product for review. The number of products installed in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service (USFS) Termiticide Testing Program... Read more»

Web Exclusive: USDA-FS 2016 Termiticide Testing Program charts and analysis Posted on 12 Apr 2017 in the featured & Pest Talk & Termites categories.

As reported in “USFS 2016 report marks new era for termiticide tests,” the number of products installed in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service (USFS) Termiticide Testing Program each... Read more»

USFS presents 2015 termiticide report Posted on 11 Apr 2016 in the Drywood Termites & featured & Invasive/Occasional Species & Termites categories.

Since the late 1930s, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service (USFS) Termiticide Testing Program has investigated various soil-applied termiticides for efficacy against subterranean termites. These studies were originally funded... Read more»

The USFS Presents its Annual Termiticide Report for 2014 Posted on 15 Apr 2015 in the featured & Invasive/Occasional Species & Termites categories.

For a termiticide to reach the American market where it’s available for purchase by pest management professionals (PMPs), it must be federally registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).... Read more»