Tips and Tricks

Dr. Reid Ipser, Director of Technical Services, Nisus Corp.

What to focus on when dealing with flying insects

March 4, 2019 By
A flying insect can be a grasshopper, a fly, a moth or a wasp. Some species are strong flyers and travel long distances. Focus on two areas when dealing with these pests: Where flying insects originate. Where flying insects rest.... Read more»
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Product Development Manager, AMVAC Environmental Products

Control flying insects with a multi-method program

March 3, 2019 By
Effectively controlling flying insects like flies, gnats, mosquitoes and moths is best accomplished by developing a program that includes physical, cultural and chemical control methods. Many products are available to control these pests in the various environments they inhabit. In... Read more»
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Dr. Cassie Krejci, Animal Health Technical Field Specialist, MGK

Tips for successful house fly control

March 2, 2019 By
Successful house fly control requires a multi-pronged approach. Read more»
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3 steps to limiting inside fly populations

March 1, 2019 By
Follow these three steps to limit fly populations and give your customers some relief from these nuisance pests. Read more»
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Educate customers on threat of birds

February 27, 2019 By
Successful nuisance bird control involves addressing the issue quickly; however, many customers seem to delay because they don’t see birds as a threat. Read more»
Noel McCarthy, VP Advertising, Noble Pine Products Co.

Resolutions for common bird control issues

February 26, 2019 By
Here are some practice-proven approaches to help you resolve the more common issues you may encounter. Read more»
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Bird control is IPM

February 25, 2019 By
Bird control is the ultimate exercise in integrated pest management Read more»
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Dan Kramer, Technical Director, Avian Enterprises

Break bird’s sense of security

February 11, 2019 By
Birds are creatures of habit, keenly aware of their environment. They are intimately familiar with their surroundings, and respond quickly to both positive and negative changes in their world. To take advantage of that, nerve and intestinal irritants create a... Read more»
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Use IPM to recommend solutions

January 28, 2019 By
Flying insect control can be challenging because of the wide variety of pests, but a technician should always be prepared to recommend a solution. To do this, the technician should know the type of insect and whether it’s possible to... Read more»
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Dr. Nicky Gallagher, Technical Services Manager, Syngenta Professional Pest Management

Take safety measures when removing stinging insects

January 25, 2019 By
Removing bees and other flying and stinging insects is an important service that requires implementing safety measures, including wearing personal protective equipment (PPE). A bee suit that covers exposed skin should be used and inspected on a regular basis for... Read more»
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