Tag: pesticides

These two unlabeled bottles led law enforcement in both Carolinas to pursue an illegal pesticide case that claimed the lives of a pair of pets. PHOTO: CLEMSON UNIVERSITY PUBLIC SERVICE AND AGRICULTURE

Multistate task force sets out to curb rising sales of illegal pesticides

October 3, 2019 By
Clemson University leads a new multistate task force to control sales of illegal pesticides after two pet dogs died in North Carolina. Read more»
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Maryland courts uphold pesticide ban in Montgomery County

July 15, 2019 By
After a nearly six-year fight to stop Montgomery County, Md.’s ban on the use of state-approved pesticides on private lawns, legal remedies to challenge the law have been exhausted. Read more»
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Why your rodent treatment failed

September 14, 2018 By
Analyze your challenges during a rodent infestation to ensure your treatment can be successful. Read more»
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NPMA advises PMPs to take action for Farm Bill

May 23, 2018 By
The National Pest Management Association reports that the U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass the 2018 Farm Bill. Read more»
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Flat roofs: An architect’s dream, a PMP’s nightmare

May 18, 2018 By
Flat roofs have become the “new normal” on many modern building designs, both residential and commercial. They’re becoming common for hospitals, hotels, restaurants, office buildings and warehouses. Although they look stylish and are less expensive to construct, they eventually leak.... Read more»
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Why the Farm Bill matters to PMPs

May 9, 2018 By
Why should pest management professionals (PMPs) care about the 2018 Farm Bill? If enacted as currently written, the Farm Bill would reinforce the exclusive authority of states to regulate the sale and use of pesticides. You may think Congress already... Read more»
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Herding pesticide e-commerce cats

April 11, 2018 By
Some industry insiders say trying to control online sales of illegal pesticides is like trying to herd cats. Read more»
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Attorneys weigh in on the Amazon-EPA FIFRA settlement

April 9, 2018 By
"Easy access to unregulated pesticide products — and the easy money to be made selling them — make this problem difficult to solve. " Read more»
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Illegal pesticides crackdown: Amazon-EPA settlement a symptom of online resellers violating FIFRA

The landmark settlement stemmed from Amazon allegedly allowing third parties to sell and distribute, from Amazon warehouses, imported pesticides not licensed for sale in the United States. Read more»
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Women in pest management: Karen Reardon

January 8, 2018 By
‘Rising’ up for professionalism Read more»
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