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Dr. Dina Richman

Tips & Tricks: Indoor, Outdoor Control of Fleas and Ticks

March 11, 2016 By
For indoor flea and tick control, concentrate on areas where pets are most active and use a product that can be applied as a broadcast, spot and/or crack-and-crevice treatment. Outside, fleas and ticks are found mainly alongside paths, trails, roads... Read more»
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Scott Brown

Tips & Tricks: How to Manage Fleas and Flies

March 10, 2016 By and
When managing fleas, the best offense is a good defense. Applying an aerosol containing a residual insecticide with an insect growth regulator (IGR) is a common flea treatment. To ensure a winning outcome, get the customer involved by making sure... Read more»
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Headshot: Sandra Sleezer.

Tips & Tricks: Treating for Ticks

March 9, 2016 By
It might not be necessary to treat an entire outdoor area for ticks, which often can be found in shaded and high-moisture areas. You can drag for ticks with a large white cloth to find the hot spots in the... Read more»
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Dr. Reid Ipser, Director of Technical Services, Nisus Corp.

Tips & Tricks: Combat Fleas, Flies and Ticks

March 8, 2016 By
For fleas, concentrate on areas where pets most often rest. Spot treat those areas with a residual insecticide. Flies are associated with sanitation. Clean surrounding conducive conditions. Flies can also originate from agricultural farms and seek conducive breeding conditions inside... Read more»
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Tips & Tricks: How to Combat Fleas, Flies and Ticks

March 3, 2016 By
Sanitation is the best way to reduce filthy fly numbers, but getting customer cooperation to help reduce breeding sites can be a challenge. Full Dumpsters can provide all the necessary resources for some flies to develop. Read more»
Dr. Dina Richman

Tips & Tricks: Cockroach Control Checklist

February 25, 2016 By
To control cockroaches, consult “Dina’s Cockroach Control Checklist”: ___Place sticky traps around suspected areas of infestation. A thorough inspection, including trapping, will inform the best methods of control. ___Indoors, spray a residual liquid insecticide where cockroaches have been identified. A... Read more»
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Dr. Reid Ipser, Director of Technical Services, Nisus Corp.

Tips & Tricks: IPM Approach to Cockroaches

February 19, 2016 By
An integrated pest management (IPM) approach is the most effective method to control cockroaches. Chemical use should not be assumed as a successful standalone method, particularly in severe infestations. Sanitation and exclusion can be just as important. Most pest cockroach... Read more»

Tips & Tricks: Gel Bait and German Cockroaches

January 21, 2016 By
There is little doubt that gel baits are a primary tool to control German cockroaches. However, there are some situations where it might not make sense to simply apply more gel. If gel deposits placed on the last service call... Read more»
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John Foley Jr

5 questions with… John Foley Jr.

January 11, 2016 By
John Foley Jr. is the founder and CEO of interlinkONE, and CEO and CMO of sister company Grow Socially. Forbes magazine recently recognized him as the 15th Most Influential CMO on Social Media. We asked Foley, who presented “Untethered Marketing:... Read more»
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Peter Leyden

A Look at Changing Technology with Peter Leyden

January 6, 2016 By
Peter Leyden is founder and CEO of Reinventors, a network of innovators who use group video to conduct online interviews and roundtable discussions about how to “reinvent” America. He frequently gives presentations about new technologies and trends. Leyden began his... Read more»
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