Rodents

Technology in rodent control offers real-time information

August 31, 2018 By
Today’s technology includes trap detection systems, which provide real-time detection of rodent activity. A typical system alerts with text and/or email, identifying which rodent station was triggered, which allows for faster removal of the rodent. Real-time information about rodent activity... Read more»
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From the archives: Pest control for an atomic age

August 24, 2018 By
In 1951, the magazine offered a take on what would happen to radiation-exposed pests in a three-part article titled. Read more»
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Understand rodent food behavior

August 22, 2018 By
A rodent’s food choice can be directly influenced by availability, taste, texture and scents of other nearby food sources, which means rodenticides need to be able to mimic lots of different food types. Soft baits, for example, typically include a... Read more»
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6 tips for managing hard-to-control rodents

August 21, 2018 By
If setting a bait station or snap trap could solve all rodent situations, the public would not need us. Read more»
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PCOC study finds rise in rodents, bed bugs statewide

July 10, 2018 By
While ants continue to be California’s most frequently reported pest problem, the state is experiencing a significant upward trend in reports of rodent and bed bug infestations, according to a survey recently released by the Pest Control Operators of California... Read more»
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Wire-chewing woodchuck caught in police parking lot

June 26, 2018 By
Employees at the Madison Police Department had an unexpected culprit causing havoc in their parking lot. Read more»
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SenesTech, Bug Off Pest Control Center reach distribution agreement

June 11, 2018 By
SenesTech, Inc. announced a distribution agreement with Bug Off Pest Control Center for ContraPest, a non-lethal, rodent fertility control product for rat infestations. Bug Off will also market and sell ContraPest throughout the Greater New York area. Andy Linares, president... Read more»
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McCloud shares remote monitoring research, insights

May 31, 2018 By
Field-tested research from McCloud dives into the progress being made with remote monitoring systems in a case study. Read more»
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California sets up hotline to report nutria sightings

March 15, 2018 By
In 2017, nutria were discovered to have reappeared in California — a pets thought to be eradicated in 1960. Read more»
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Rodent control: Electronic sensor suppliers weigh in

March 13, 2018 By
This discussion will help PMPs better understand electronic remote monitoring systems. Read more»