Tag: California


Truly Nolen promotes regional sales manager

September 19, 2019 By
Truly Nolen Pest Control promoted Leo Gomes to sales manager of the company's western region, with a focus on the Arizona and California service offices. Read more»
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Norway rat, illustrated for the Truman's Guide. (Art: North Coast Media)

California SPAR talks about what’s next

September 18, 2019 By
Our September issue is devoted to coverage of the close call pest management professionals (PMPs) had in California with a proposed ban of second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides (SGARs). In mid-August, a proposed bill known as AB 1788 was shelved for approximately... Read more»

Cats USA deploys ContraPest in Los Angeles

September 12, 2019 By
Los Angeles, Calif., will begin implementing SenesTech Inc.'s ContraPest solution in its current integrated pest management (IPM) programs. Read more»
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Mating temporarily blinds honey bee queens

September 11, 2019 By
New research from the University of California (UC) Riverside finds male honey bees inject toxins during sex that cause temporary blindness in queens. Read more»

Terminix acquires Desert Pacific Exterminators

September 9, 2019 By
Terminix International — a subsidiary of ServiceMaster — acquired Desert Pacific Exterminators, located in Yucca Valley, California. Read more»

California’s proposed rodenticide ban bill on hold

August 28, 2019 By
The California Ecosystems Protection Act, or bill AB 1788, that would ban the use of certain rodenticides in the state, has been put on hold for now. Read more»

Rodent Tales: Dale Shreve

August 19, 2019 By
Dale Shreve describes some of trickiest rodent control situations he's faced while working for Lenz Pest Control. Read more»
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From left are Rich Records of Agri-Turf Distributing, Aaron Rhoderick of Tri-West Ltd., Kristen Thompson of the American Cancer Society, Allen Gage of Tri-West Ltd., and Lon Records of Agri-Turf Distributing. PHOTO: AGRI-TURF DISTRIBUTORS

Agri-Turf raises $75K for cancer research

August 16, 2019 By
Santa Fe Springs, Calif.-based Agri-Turf Distributing raised $75,000 for the American Cancer Society at its fifth annual charity golf tournament. Read more»
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California moves closer to rodenticide ban

August 10, 2019 By
California's ban on second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides for use in the state, and first-generation anticoagulant rodenticides for use on state-owned property, is moving closer to becoming law. Read more»
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PCOC, Douglas Products sponsor website contest

July 29, 2019 By
Pest Control Operators of California (PCOC) and Douglas Products, the manufacturer of Vikane gas fumigant, sponsored a first-ever website contest. Read more»