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Many thin-diameter trees were able to survive Hurricane Michael, whereas thicker trees snapped. PHOTO: DR. THOMAS SHELTON/USFS

Staying the course: U.S. Forest Service 2019 Termiticide Report

The U.S. Forest Service provides its termiticide testing report for 2019, a formal summary of the data collected during the 2019 field season. Read more»
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USFS Termiticide Report: Hurricane Michael ravages Florida test site

The U.S. Forest Service provides its termiticide testing report for 2018, despite the damage caused by the October 2018 hurricane. Read more»
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Web Exclusive: Vintage termiticide reports

May 23, 2018 By
Our May issue highlights the U.S. Forest Service’s latest report on termiticides. You can read the coverage here, but as promised in the “Word on the Web” section of our May issue, click here to view a PDF of a report... Read more»
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USFS Termiticide testing program reaches 80-year milestone

The U.S. Forest Service testing program has provided standardized test data on soil-applied termiticides for eight decades — and counting. Read more»
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USFS 2016 report marks new era for termiticide tests

In 2016, the USDA Forest Service installed a new test product for review. The number of products installed in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service (USFS) Termiticide Testing Program each year is cyclical. In recent years, the installation of... Read more»
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Web Exclusive: USDA-FS 2016 Termiticide Testing Program charts and analysis

As reported in “USFS 2016 report marks new era for termiticide tests,” the number of products installed in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service (USFS) Termiticide Testing Program each year is cyclical. In recent years, the installation of new... Read more»
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USFS presents 2015 termiticide report

Since the late 1930s, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service (USFS) Termiticide Testing Program has investigated various soil-applied termiticides for efficacy against subterranean termites. These studies were originally funded by the U.S. military in anticipation of action in the... Read more»
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The USFS Presents its Annual Termiticide Report for 2014

For a termiticide to reach the American market where it’s available for purchase by pest management professionals (PMPs), it must be federally registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Chemical manufacturers wishing to register their products as a termiticide... Read more»

USDA – Forest Service Termiticide Report for 2013

April 1, 2014 By , and
In the United States, termiticides are considered for federal registration by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) based, in part, on the results of five-year, small-plot field efficacy tests performed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service (USDA-FS). This work... Read more»
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USDA-FS Termiticide Report for 2012

February 1, 2013 By , and
Federal termiticide registration is based in part on field test efficacy data reported to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). These field tests evaluate termiticides for five years before consideration by EPA. The tests are conducted at four national... Read more»
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