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NPMA releases ‘Vector Sectors’ list

August 17, 2018 By
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has released a new Vector Sectors list of the Top 10 U.S. cities with the greatest risk for increased pest pressure from vector pests, including ticks and mosquitoes. As vectors of disease, these pests are... Read more»
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Nature-Cide: Granular Insecticide

August 17, 2018 By
Nature-Cide Granular Insecticide is labeled for tick control, as well as for several other crawling pests and emerging larvae. The water-activated formula, which has 25(b)-exempt status, can be applied in the rain. It also can be added to fertilizer for... Read more»
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Syngenta: SecureChoice Tick Assurance Program

August 3, 2018 By
The SecureChoice Tick Assurance Program from Syngenta features Demand CS insecticide to help reduce outdoor tick populations around customers’ properties on a 90-day treatment cycle. Demand CS contains iCAP technology, which contains exclusive microcapsules designed to be picked up by... Read more»
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FlyFoe seeks mosquito, tick control franchisees

May 24, 2018 By
FlyFoe, a mosquito and tick control company, is a franchise new to the pest management industry. Founded by Mark Kushinsky, CEO of the franchised MaidPro, FlyFoe launched the business in Boston, Mass. FlyFoe franchise will operate independently from Kushinsky’s service franchise; however, many current franchisees have... Read more»
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Rockwell Labs: EcoVia MT Mosquito & Tick Control

May 16, 2018 By
EcoVia MT Mosquito & Tick Control is among the latest of Rockwell Labs’ research-based botanical insecticides, featuring naturally derived active ingredients. It is exempt under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) 25(b) provision. EcoVia MT is designed for... Read more»
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Nature-Cide: Insecticidal Dust

March 28, 2018 By
Made in the USA, this new formulation of Nature-Cide controls bed bugs, ants, fleas, ticks and other labeled pests with lasting residual. Ingredients include geraniol, cornmint oil, diatomaceous earth, sodium bicarbonate, calcium silicate and calcium carbonate. The product is registered... Read more»
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Control Solutions Inc.: Cyzmic CS

March 23, 2018 By
Cyzmic CS is a slow-release, microencapsulated formula containing lambda-cyhalothrin and CSI’s CapVantage technology. CapVantage allows immediate release of some capsules for quick knockdown, while other capsules are made to diffuse the active ingredient over a period of weeks, giving Cyzmic... Read more»

Web Exclusive: How to safely and properly remove a tick

March 14, 2018 By
There are many old wives tales and folklore surrounding the correct way to remove a tick that has embedded itself into your (or another animal’s) skin. Living in the south, the at-home techniques I’ve heard over the years range from... Read more»
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Control Solutions Inc.: Tekko Pro

February 12, 2018 By
Tekko Pro is an insect growth regulator (IGR) with two modes of action. Control Solutions Inc. uses the power of Combination Chemistry to formulate a product with both a juvenile hormone analog (pyriproxyfen) and a chitin synthesis inhibitor (novaluron). Together, these prevent the formation... Read more»
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UCR, UC Davis to launch vector center

August 14, 2017 By
With an $8 million grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, researchers from the University of California’s Riverside and Davis campuses will launch the Pacific Southwest Regional Center of Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases later this month. The... Read more»
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