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Educate customers for successful ant management

March 31, 2019 By
Help your customers understand how ants get into their home to help the success of your ant control program. Read more»
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Choose, apply insecticides correctly for ant control

March 30, 2019 By
Traditional insecticides can still play an important role in ant management. First, locate ant trails, nests or mounds and areas where ants may be expected to forage. From there, it’s all about choosing the most appropriate insecticide and applying it... Read more»
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Dr. Reid Ipser, Director of Technical Services, Nisus Corp.

Prevent ant intrusion

March 29, 2019 By
Ants — the social pests that forage, grow and harbor in every land environment — are still the industry’s No. 1 pest. As the winter months continue, many species will hibernate and stay dormant. When spring arrives, though, colonies will... Read more»
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4 key treatment sites for better ant control

March 28, 2019 By
Different ant species require different treatments, thanks to unique character traits, so be sure to properly identify the invaders before you start a control plan. To help identify different ant species, PMPs should plan on thoroughly inspecting their clients’ homes... Read more»
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Dr. Jamel Sandidge, BCE Research Entomologist, Rockwell Laboratories

Choosing the best bait for ant control

March 26, 2019 By
Ant baits have become a major tool in the battle against structure-invading ants. But how do you choose the best bait for the situation? As a pest management professional (PMP), I used a technique I called the “Peanut Butter and... Read more»
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Casey Prewitt, Neogen

2 tips for solving ant issues

March 25, 2019 By
Keep these two basic tips in mind when solving ant issues. Read more»
Dr. Janis Reed, BCE, Technical Services Manager, Control Solutions Inc.

Try something new for better ant control

March 20, 2019 By
My best advice for problematic ant infestations is to try something different. Read more»
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2019 PMP Survey Challenge

January 23, 2019 By
EXTENDED DEADLINE: Entries are now being accepted through Tuesday, April 30 The 2019 PMP Survey Challenge! We’re inviting you, the pros, to join in a friendly competition for some truly amazing prizes ($500 gift card anyone?). Here’s how the PMP Survey... Read more»
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Ant behavior could help humans

December 13, 2018 By
A new study finds that the key to antibiotics resistance in humans could lie in how ants function within their colonies. Published in February by the Royal Society, the article is titled “External immunity in ant societies: sociality and colony... Read more»
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Build a strong ant program

November 13, 2018 By
Take a measured approach to gain control over ant infestations. Read more»
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