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Top 4 cockroach management strategies

August 22, 2016 By
An effective cockroach management strategy requires more than one approach. I have three favorite cockroach-related expressions: 1. Cockroaches come from cockroaches. Clutter, lack of customer cooperation and poor sanitation make it difficult to gain control, but the persistence of cockroaches... Read more»
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Q&A: E-newsletter, outdoor and Facebook advertising

August 15, 2016 By
Q: Is an e-newsletter important to my online marketing strategy? A: Yes. Using this medium is both cost-effective and profitable, growing your business by increasing revenue and referrals using your existing customer base. An e-newsletter not only increases lead generation and... Read more»
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Tips and Tricks: ‘Start with the Insect’ When Dealing with Stored Product Pests

June 18, 2014 By
Of the more than 30 species of beetles that infest stored products, only a few are considered serious pests. Some, like the rice weevil and lesser grain borer, are far larger pests in farm-stored grain than might be seen in... Read more»
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Tips and Tricks: How to Make a Bedding Inspection

May 21, 2014 By
With bed bug infestations rising at an alarming rate, proper bedding inspections have fast joined the front line of defense in protecting and preventing against the establishment of this insidious pest into expansive infestations. To minimize bed bug incidents, pest... Read more»
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Tips and Tricks: 10 tips for installing stainless steel bird spikes

October 1, 2013 By
By Chrissy Hansen Technical Writer, Bird-X, Inc. One of the most effective, long-lasting, low-maintenance bird control solutions is the stainless steel bird spike. Stainless steel bird spikes have been used for years on buildings and structures worldwide to prevent pest... Read more»
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Tips and Tricks: Six steps to bed bug success*

May 1, 2013 By
By Bob Hickman, Market Development Specialist, BASF Pest Control Solutions We encourage pest management professionals (PMPs) to inspect, to gather the information that leads to good decisions; to prescribe a treatment strategy to achieve specific goals in the account and... Read more»
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Four tips for better bed bug control

April 17, 2013 By
By Dr. Bob Cartwright Technical Manager, Syngenta Professional Pest Management  Bed bugs can be a difficult pest to control, even with the best chemistry. When treating for these pests, here are a few key things to keep in mind: •... Read more»
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Tips and Tricks: 5 tips for bed bug success

March 4, 2013 By
By Chris Swain Technical Service Manager, MGK As a technician, I found these five tips to be extremely useful when treating bed bugs. Following these tips are a great way to reduce your callbacks: 1. Be a detective. When inspecting... Read more»
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Tips and Tricks: Technology is no replacement for knowledge

February 13, 2013 By
By James Rodriguez, Western Territory Manager Technology can assist you in many ways when facing a stored food pest infestation — but it’s no replacement for knowing the pest, its abilities and life cycles. Today, we can search our industry... Read more»
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Tips and Tricks: FMC Professional Solutions

February 13, 2013 By
By Brian Mount, BCE, Urban Product Development Lead As most pest management professionals (PMPs) know, grain weevils are a persistent and worldwide problem, one that often sends homeowners into a panic. Here are six facts about weevils, and how you... Read more»
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