Tag: integrated pest management

Dr. Janis Reed, BCE, Technical Services Manager, Control Solutions Inc.

Try something new for better ant control

March 20, 2019 By
My best advice for problematic ant infestations is to try something different. Read more»

On The Fly relocates to Pikesville

February 26, 2019 By
On The Fly Pest Solutions established its permanent home on Church Lane in Pikesville, Md., to better service customers in Baltimore and the surrounding counties. “Since moving here, we were touched by the warm welcome we received and are excited... Read more»
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Insects Limited holds IPM workshop

February 25, 2019 By
Insects Limited is offering a two-day workshop about integrated pest management (IPM) in museums and historic houses. The workshop will be held March 11-12 at Insects Limited’s main office in Westfield, Ind. Co-taught by a pest management professional and a... Read more»
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Rodent exclusion is worth the effort

February 25, 2019 By
So, is it really possible to physically exclude mice by sealing up gaps and filling in holes? 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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Dr. Faith Oi: Education and research fuel the fire

January 14, 2019 By
Dr. Faith Oi guides entomology students, school faculty and pest management professionals on the reasons pest control is vital to public health. Read more»
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IPM for stinging insects

December 11, 2018 By
An important part of any integrated pest management (IPM) program is prevention. When it comes to stinging insect IPM for bees, ground bees and yellowjackets, a pre-emptive inspection for voids around the property is a must. The common behavior of... Read more»

Texas A&M’s IPM Experience House

December 7, 2018 By
In April 2017, the Dallas-based Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service unveiled the newly constructed Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Experience House, designed to be a working classroom where pest management professionals (PMPs) can gain experience in settings similar to where they... Read more»

5 questions with Larry Pinto

October 2, 2018 By
Our question-and-answer session this month focuses on Larry Pinto, who with his wife and fellow entomologist, Sandy Kraft, has published “Techletter,” a bi-weekly training newsletter for pest management technicians, since 1985. Based in Maryland, Pinto has authored or co-authored more... Read more»
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Why inspections for vacation homes are different

June 18, 2018 By
Walking into the kitchen one day, a homeowner notices a few ants. They call you, the pest professional, to treat the home. But what if it’s a vacation home that the homeowner only visits on the weekends, during a certain... Read more»