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When midges appear, customers seek control

September 21, 2020 By
Judy Black, BCE, responds to a pest management professional who is getting customer complaints about midges on lakeside houses. Read more»
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An odorous house ant that has yet to darken “clearly” stands out among other workers as they feed on gel. PHOTO: DR. KAREN VAIL

Study: Environmental modifications reduce OHA numbers

September 17, 2020 By
Evaluating changes in the population of odorous house ants (OHA) and the cause was the focus of a recent study at the University of Tennessee. Read more»
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Data drive recommendations for roof rat control

September 16, 2020 By
A study funded by the Pest Management Foundation shed light on data-driven approaches that PMPs can use to improve their treatment methods for roof rats. Read more»
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PMP survey: Cockroaches persevere

September 2, 2020 By
A pandemic is no match for cockroaches, as PMPs answer customers' calls for control. Find out more from the results of our 2020 Cockroach Management Survey. Read more»
A rice weevil noshes on a corn kernel. PHOTO: CLEMSON UNIVERSITY - USDA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SLIDE SERIES, BUGWOOD.ORG

Test your stored product pest knowhow

August 31, 2020 By
Answer these questions submitted by industry experts to test your knowledge about stored product pests (SPP) and infestations. Read more»
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An interview with an eastern yellowjacket

August 25, 2020 By
Something to sting about: Get to know the eastern yellowjacket (Vespula maculifrons). Read more»
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Study examines landscape’s impact on pests

August 24, 2020 By
A recent research study in Auburn, Ala., shows that landscape features influenced the likelihood of infestation by common pests. Read more»
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Invest in training: Realize the whys behind what we do

August 24, 2020 By
Industry training and education are an investment, not an expense, and Dan Baldwin, BCE, offers insight and advice for a recently promoted tech. Read more»
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Roundup: Latest technology for optimum rodent control

August 11, 2020 By
Because of this season’s spike in rodents across the country, we’ve rounded up a number of the latest technologies for optimum control. Read more»
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Many thin-diameter trees were able to survive Hurricane Michael, whereas thicker trees snapped. PHOTO: DR. THOMAS SHELTON/USFS

Staying the course: U.S. Forest Service 2019 Termiticide Report

The U.S. Forest Service provides its termiticide testing report for 2019, a formal summary of the data collected during the 2019 field season. Read more»
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