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

Treat stinging insects based on group size

April 29, 2019 By
Hymenopteran pests can range from a solitary bee to a group of ants. Some are pollinators as well. Regard each “group” as a separate entity, and consider the following: Flushing aerosols are good for solitary individuals. Foam solutions with residual... Read more»
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5 questions with Ed & Joe Sheehan

November 20, 2018 By
Ed Sheehan and his son Joe separately each built successful pest control companies. After 27 years of running Checkmate Exterminators, Ed sold his company to Terminix International in 1998. At the time, Joe, who had worked part-time for Checkmate since... Read more»
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Colony hosts No-Shave November shave-off

December 9, 2016 By
Dec. 5 was the big shave-off — although in some cases, just a nicely groomed trim — for eight employees of Brooklyn-based Colony Pest Management: Darrell Alston, Chris Gill, Carl Headley, Gil Ramos Pacheco, Ernie Rodriguez, Norman Root, Colony founder... Read more»
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Well, that stinks

September 2, 2015 By
For years, technicians have been reminded that wearing cologne or smoking cigarettes around ant baits isn’t a great idea, as the odors can interfere with bait success. A new study from the University of California-Riverside finds that ants are even more sensitive... Read more»
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did you know? Termites

June 1, 2013 By
Every termite has a job — a reproductive termite, soldier or worker. Primary reproductive termites include the king, queen and swarmer. The king and queen are the colony’s founders and are responsible for increasing its population. When weather conditions are... Read more»
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