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Contributor Patricia Hottel is technical director for McCloud Services. She can be reached at

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Bird control strategies for commercial accounts Posted on 25 Mar 2019 in the Birds & featured & Pest Talk & Sparrows categories.

Here are some recommendations from South Elgrin, Ill.-based McCloud Services on strategies for protecting your industrial and commercial accounts from birds. Read more»

Control fall invaders as cold weather approaches Posted on 05 Nov 2018 in the featured & Invasive/Occasional Species & Pest Talk & Technical categories.

Fall invaders can elevate beyond nuisance status, becoming a nuisance and contamination threat. Read more»

Is your food plant program FSMA-compliant? Posted on 22 Jun 2017 in the featured & Pest Talk categories.

McCloud Services, based in South Elgin, Ill., and serving Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee, Ohio and Wisconsin, is generating awareness on ways food facilities can build an effective... Read more»

McCloud Services recaps Pest Invasion 2016 Posted on 14 Jul 2016 in the Cockroaches & featured & News & Rats categories.

For many years running, South Elgin, Ill.-based McCloud Services has hosted an annual seminar specifically¬†geared toward pest management, environmental health and food safety professionals In late April, the event was... Read more»