Tag: ant control

Ant Battles: Keys to a successful ant job

September 1, 2019 By
[SPONSORED CONTENT] Scott Monds, general manager of National Exterminating Co., offers a look at what tactics and tools his team relies on to successfully control ants in the Virginia area. Read more»

Ant management: Expect to help customers

August 5, 2019 By
Call in the pros, we advise anyone with a pest problem. But what expectations do you set once you arrive and assess your potential customer’s situation? Ants that manage to enter structures are seeking out water and food. To help... Read more»
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Ant control revenue weathers the storms

August 5, 2019 By
Our exclusive survey examines why ant management is such big business for pest management professionals with the weather changes. Read more»
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Purdue study fine-tunes baiting for pavement ants

June 11, 2019 By and
Blanket baiting as an initial treatment for pavement ants may be followed by target baiting ... to provide favorable customer satisfaction. Read more»
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For ants, focus more on nest, less on food

May 21, 2019 By
The most important step in nuisance ant control is not finding the food source. Instead, it’s crucial to locate and control the colony at its nesting site. Read more»
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Ant control — can we get an ‘A-Men’?

May 15, 2019 By
A Cleveland, Ohio-based pest management professional shares his experience with an acrobat ants infestation. Read more»
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Industry suppliers talk ant abatement tools, trends

May 8, 2019 By
Product manufacturers share what’s new — and their forecasts for 2019-2025 for ant abatement. Read more»

Team up with customers for better ant control

May 5, 2019 By
One of the core principles of IPM is that we should always make sure the customer cooperates in any pest management program we initiate. This is especially important when it comes to ant control. As with most other pests, we... Read more»
Dr. Eric Paysen, Technical Services Manager, Syngenta Professional Pest Management

Tips for better ant identification

April 1, 2019 By
Ant identification can be daunting, but using a high-quality hand lens is a great place to start. With practice, it is possible to identify most common species without magnification once familiar with general size, color and behavioral characteristics. Always have... Read more»
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Educate customers for successful ant management

March 31, 2019 By
Help your customers understand how ants get into their home to help the success of your ant control program. Read more»
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