Tag: rodents

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Experts share rodent control tips more PMPs should try

March 20, 2019 By
We asked Pest Management Professional's columnists and editorial board members to share some rodents control tips that more PMP's should try. Here are some of their responses — including a few extra that didn’t make it into our March print edition. Read more»
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Rodent tales with Jacob Barnes, Barnes Wildlife Control

March 19, 2019 By
Jacob Barnes, owner of Barnes Wildlife Control, Dayton, Ohio, shares a tale of two rodent jobs and their challenges Read more»
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Mechanic discovers rabbit under PMP editor’s car hood

March 7, 2019 By
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) recently released data on how rodents and wildlife are likely to get into vehicles this winter. Little did I know how close to home this report would hit. In late January, a day after... 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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Rodenticide regulations may tighten in California

February 19, 2019 By
Rodenticides are on the radar of the California Department of Pesticide Regulation, the agency responsible for regulating the sale and use of pesticides. Read more»
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Top 10 U.S. cities for vector pests this winter

February 14, 2019 By
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) released its bi-annual Vector Sectors list, naming the top 10 U.S. cities most likely to experience increased pressure from vector pests, like rodents and cockroaches, for the rest of the winter. As vectors of... Read more»
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Flea and tick control advised for all rodent work

February 4, 2019 By
Pest control is an effective way to protect public health. For proof, look no further than an article from the August 1960 issue of Pest Control magazine, as Pest Management Professional was known at the time, which focused on flea-... Read more»
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Fiction: Crawley and the rats in the neighborhood

December 10, 2018 By
Publisher’s Note: This series — “The Adventures of Crawley McPherson, Bug Man” — is a work of fiction. Crawley McPherson and all other characters in this series are products of the author’s imagination or used fictitiously. All names, places, locations... Read more»
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Video: Josh Duhamel traps mouse in ‘Today’ show green room

April 10, 2018 By
NBC’s Today show cohost Al Roker shared a video on Instagram of actor Josh Duhamel catching what Roker calls “the green room mouse.” Duhamel trapped the mouse in a disposable coffee mug. He is seen accidentally dropping the mouse, but... Read more»
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California sets up hotline to report nutria sightings

March 15, 2018 By
In 2017, nutria were discovered to have reappeared in California — a pets thought to be eradicated in 1960. Read more»
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