Rodents

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Experts share rodent control tips more PMPs should try

March 20, 2019 By
We asked Pest Management Professional's columnists and editorial board members to share some rodents control tips that more PMP's should try. Here are some of their responses — including a few extra that didn’t make it into our March print edition. Read more»
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Rodent tales with Jacob Barnes, Barnes Wildlife Control

March 19, 2019 By
Jacob Barnes, owner of Barnes Wildlife Control, Dayton, Ohio, shares a tale of two rodent jobs and their challenges Read more»
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‘Haven to Heaven’ paints quirky picture of rodent control

March 13, 2019 By
The cover of the September 1954 issue of Pest Control magazine, as Pest Management Professional was known, was a departure from the usual serious portraits or specimen photographs. Rather, it showcased the work of Utica, N.Y.-based artist Edward Juergensen, and... Read more»
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Rodent exclusion is worth the effort

February 25, 2019 By
So, is it really possible to physically exclude mice by sealing up gaps and filling in holes? Read more»
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Rodenticide regulations may tighten in California

February 19, 2019 By
Rodenticides are on the radar of the California Department of Pesticide Regulation, the agency responsible for regulating the sale and use of pesticides. Read more»
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Test your rodent knowledge

February 7, 2019 By
Use these questions to see how much you really know about rodents. Questions for this rodent test were contributed by: Dr. Gary Bennett; Judy Black, BCE; Michael Broder; Doug Foster: Dr. Austin Frishman, BCE-Emeritus; Paul Hardy; Frank Meek, BCE; Dr.... Read more»
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Flea and tick control advised for all rodent work

February 4, 2019 By
Pest control is an effective way to protect public health. For proof, look no further than an article from the August 1960 issue of Pest Control magazine, as Pest Management Professional was known at the time, which focused on flea-... Read more»
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PMPs review remote monitors

January 28, 2019 By
Last February, our cover story dove deeply into comprehensive coverage on remote monitoring systems for rodent control. While devices that are either on or coming soon to the market vary somewhat in their features and processes, generally speaking, remote monitors... Read more»
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DeepSqueak decodes rodent speak

January 22, 2019 By
We know that mice and rats socialize and vocalize, but what are they really saying? Read more»
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Fiction: Crawley and the rats in the neighborhood

December 10, 2018 By
Publisher’s Note: This series — “The Adventures of Crawley McPherson, Bug Man” — is a work of fiction. Crawley McPherson and all other characters in this series are products of the author’s imagination or used fictitiously. All names, places, locations... Read more»
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