Tag: integrated pest management

Why you should be marketing to vacation homeowners

June 6, 2018 By
Helping owners of vacation home understand the benefit of year-round pest control can be a great revenue stream. Read more»
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Terminix introduces new mosquito treatment

June 4, 2018 By
Terminix launched a new product designed to combat mosquitoes in yards called Quick Guard Mosquito Service. Read more»
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UF study finds IGRs integral to mosquito control

May 23, 2018 By
A study from the University of Florida found that using insect growth regulators is a good way for PMPs to practice integrated pest management. Read more»

Mosquitoes: IPM practices reduce client confusion

April 4, 2018 By
Properly educating customers, along with a thorough inspection and treatment plan, will help lead to maximum mosquito control. Read more»
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How to price a bed bug job

March 7, 2018 By
Be sure you are charging enough for the work you are performing, especially for bed bug work. Your professional training, knowledge, skills and experience should demand top dollar. Here are some things to consider the next time you price a... Read more»
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5 questions with Allergy Technologies President Joseph Latino

February 1, 2018 By
" ... the Think Tank earmarked 2018 as the 'Year for Bed Bug Prevention.'" Read more»
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What your industrial accounts should know about IPM

December 27, 2017 By
Editor’s Note: Pest management professionals (PMPs) know that integrated pest management (IPM) relies on a mix of common-sense practices. But sometimes it’s difficult to convey the concept to your commercial and industrial customers. What follows is Take Care Termite &... Read more»
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Collins now host of Food Plants seminar

December 5, 2017 By
At the Hershey (Pa.) Lodge, June 5-6, 2018, Collins Pest Management Inc. is bringing together experts in the industry to share their knowledge with those interested in improving understanding of science-based integrated pest management (IPM) strategies and advancing their programs. During... Read more»
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Key pretreatment steps for IPM mosquito program

November 15, 2017 By
The pretreatment step is an important part of an integrated pest management (IPM) program for mosquito control — yet it’s often overlooked. Key steps include: Walk around and survey the property. Check the wind direction and potential drift issues, including... Read more»

Use available data to forecast pest populations

September 15, 2017 By
One of the hallmarks of the structural pest management industry is its willingness to incorporate science-based conclusions into decisions regarding treatment protocols and business models. This is illustrated in the industry’s willingness to embrace integrated pest management (IPM) principles as... Read more»
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