Tag: stored product pests

Eliminate previously infested food to prevent spreading SPP

September 13, 2018 By
Take steps to remove previously infested food to help prevent spreading or continuing an infestation of stored product pests. Read more»
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Stored product pest identification is key

September 11, 2018 By
While you are busy locating the source of a stored product pest infestation, be sure to educate and inform your customers about the pest. Read more»
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McCloud finds success using mating disruption for Indianmeal moth infestations

August 9, 2018 By
Mating disruption is a common control method used for Indianmeal moth infestations in food facilities. Read more»
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Develop a pheromone monitoring program

July 24, 2018 By
Pheromone traps are an essential tool in stored product pest management. Read more»
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Quiz: How well do you know your stored product pests?

February 12, 2018 By
Pantry pests, stored food pests — no matter what terminology you use, the panic for your residential customers is nearly always the same. Read more»
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PMP interviews sawtoothed grain beetle

March 6, 2017 By
An interview with a sawtoothed grain beetle (Oryzaephilus surinamensis). Pest Management Professional (PMP): Thank you for taking the time out of your busy day to meet with me today. Sawtoothed grain beetle (SGB): I’ve got all the time in the... Read more»
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Stored product pests: Tips for locating source of infestation

December 1, 2016 By
Locating the source of an infestation may be more challenging than expected. To think out of the box, you must start with a bigger picture of the subject. When you’re searching for the breeding source of stored product pests, try... Read more»

Tips & Tricks: Stored Product Pest Control Offers Growth Opportunity

August 20, 2015 By
Supermarkets, food manufacturing facilities, food importers, pet food manufacturers and retail pet superstores are becoming more aware of pesticide residues in the products they sell. Similarly, consumers have become more demanding of the quality of the food they purchase and... Read more»
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Tips & Tricks: Monitor Stored Food Pest Infestations with Glue Traps

August 6, 2015 By
Pheromone glue traps are a great tool for monitoring stored food pest infestations and the success of your treatment. But often, glue boards containing these pheromones might not hold up to environmental conditions. They also can be inadvertently damaged by... Read more»

Tips & Tricks: Look Deeper to Solve Stored Product Pest Problems

July 23, 2015 By
When the basics of control still leave you with stored product pest problems at commercial accounts, look deeper to discover the source of chronic infestations: ⦁ Check between layers of paper backing on gondolas. ⦁ Inspect sign displays in food,... Read more»