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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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Cockroach control toolbox options

February 6, 2019 By
Product manufacturers share what’s new, what’s coming, and their forecasts for 2019-2025. 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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Shoe treads are perfect cozy spots for bed bugs to hide in and hitchhike. PHOTO: PAULA KALBLI, ROASE PEST SOLUTIONS

Prevent bed bugs from spreading with shoes

January 25, 2019 By
Bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) continue to rank as one of the most important pests for the industry. Despite the regularity with which we encounter and work with bed bugs, it’s important to remember that these pests are successful because they... Read more»
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5 bed bug resolutions for 2019

January 21, 2019 By
What New Year’s resolutions can you make to improve your year in bed bug management? Read more»
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AP&G ramps up investments in equipment, people and intelligent pest management solutions

January 16, 2019 By
AP&G has changed a lot more than its headquarters address. Prompted by years of steady sales growth, AP&G’s move in 2016 from Brooklyn, N.Y, to Bayonne, N.J., enabled the company to place its operations under one roof — and streamline,... Read more»
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Making treatments near a community garden

January 4, 2019 By
Q: I’m considering bidding on a hotel that has a community garden right next door. What should I be concerned about? —APPREHENSIVE IN OMAHA A: There may be fewer concerns than you think. Of course, there are always visions of wild-eyed, torch-bearing... Read more»
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Are you among the ‘Walking Dead’ at cockroach accounts?

January 2, 2019 By
The American public has had a fascination with zombies for decades, with the TV show “The Walking Dead” serving as just a recent example of this phenomenon. But while the zombies of TV and horror movies are fictional, in the... Read more»
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12 tips for cockroach hunting

December 29, 2018 By
Be a better cockroach hunter. Read more»
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Schedule termite inspections 24/7, online

December 27, 2018 By
Homeowners, business owners and real estate agents seeking termite inspectors typically want immediate results. That’s why one family-owned pest management company created and launched TermitePro.us, a website that lets customers schedule termite inspections online. “We saw this as a basic... Read more»
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