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Turn a rainy day into an educational opportunity

February 3, 2021 By
Talk to your customers about how the current weather trends in your region, including rain, may be affecting local pest pressure. Read more»
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Removing a cabinet kickboard can reveal extensive pet food debris, aka a food source for mice and stored product pests. PHOTO: MARK VANDERWERP

Kitchen secrets, Part II: Mice and SPP

February 3, 2021 By
Upon finding a rich supply of food, mice carry it off piece by piece and store it in a hiding place, where stored product pests may later find it and infest. Read more»
Deanna Kjorlien, President, Green Dog Pest Service, Gig Harbor, Wash., and one of her four-legged employees. PHOTO: DEANNA KJORLIEN

Adding a K9 budget line

January 26, 2021 By
Deanna Kjorlien, ACE, notes that pest management firms can benefit by adding K9 bed bug inspection to their service offerings. Read more»
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Review your knowledge of rats

January 25, 2021 By
See how well you and your team understand rats by answering these questions submitted by industry experts to test your knowledge. Read more»
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An ounce of precaution prevents a pound of resistance

January 22, 2021 By
Pest management professionals need to be aware that bed bug resistance is out there. Here is how to have a plan for not being part of the problem. Read more»
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An interview with a cockroach

January 22, 2021 By
Get to know the cockroach in this interview with a cockroach representative. The executive director of the Cockroach Promotion Board speaks out. Read more»
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Exterior pest inspections may require a change in direction

January 19, 2021 By
The winter months are a great time to focus on finding and communicating pest exclusion opportunities to clients to add value. Read more»
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Forget physician, heal thyself: PMPs, rodent-proof your vehicles

December 29, 2020 By
Dan Baldwin, BCE, shares his humbling experience of getting a mouse in his truck and why he suggests PMPs should pest-proof their own vehicles. Read more»
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2021 could be the start of something big

December 29, 2020 By
Consider these resolutions that can be adapted for your circumstances; perhaps one will strike a chord with you for 2021. Read more»
Adult specimens of the confused flour beetle (left) and the red flour beetle (right). PHOTO: DR. J.F. DILL

An interview with a red flour beetle

December 2, 2020 By
You can lose your mind, when cousins are two of a kind: Get to know the red flour beetle (Tribolium castaneum) — and the confused flour beetle, too. Read more»
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