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Massachusetts eyes creation of commission to study rodenticides

September 18, 2019 By
California isn’t the only state dealing with activists opposed to the use of rodenticides. In Massachusetts, the state legislature’s Joint Environment Committee recently examined HB 3714, an act to create a special commission to study the effects of rat poison... Read more»
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WorkWave announces conference dates

March 15, 2019 By
The WorkWave User Conference, now part of the IFS World Conference, will run from Oct. 7-10 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Mass. The event brings together industry thought leaders, as well as IFS and WorkWave executives, customers and... Read more»
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Syngenta extends qualification period for six states

March 29, 2018 By
Because of the snow storms that have impacted the Northeast in March, Syngenta is extending the Qualification Period for the 2018 PestPartners 365 Program and Cockroach Gel Bait Bonus to affected pest management professionals (PMPs) living in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New... Read more»
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Robbins celebrates 30 years with Ransford

January 19, 2016 By
Ransford Environmental Solutions Office Manager Trish Robbins recently celebrated 30 years of service to the company, based in Worcester, Mass. “Ransford has become the company it is today thanks to Trish’s hard work,” says Maria Richmond, owner of Ransford Environmental... Read more»
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Braman helps Coats for Kids campaign

November 16, 2015 By
Braman Termite and Pest Elimination, based in Agawam, Mass., has collected more than 50 winter coats from employees and other local businesses in western Massachusetts to donate to the Coats for Kids campaign. They will continue collecting until Jan. 8,... Read more»
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Massachusetts Faces Tick Trouble, Despite Harsh Winter

April 21, 2015 By
Tick-borne illnesses are a concern in Massachusetts, where the winter’s heavy snow may have saved the insects from freezing to death during record low temperatures. Lyme disease is just one illness ticks carry. The Powassan virus also is transmitted by ticks,... Read more»
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Salem, Mass. battles rat population explosion

February 1, 2013 By
Salem, Mass. is less worried about depleting its snowplowing budget this winter than the rodent-control budget, which has been completely spent on the city’s recent rodent population explosion. Salem health agent Larry Ramdin told The Salem News the rodent explosion... Read more»
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