Tag: University of Florida

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MGK study reveals why IGRs work

June 28, 2018 By
Let mosquitoes pick up where you left off, literally. A Rutgers University study published by PLOS: Neglected Tropical Diseases in late 2016 looked at the feasibility of what’s known as the “auto-dissemination” approach to mosquito control. The approach is based... Read more»
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UF’s Zika Challenge to Educate Faculty and Fla. Residents

July 5, 2016 By
The University of Florida’s (UF) Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences are holding a new Zika Challenge. As this is written, about a dozen members of the organization have signed up. The program is designed to help the institute’s faculty,... Read more»
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Dr. Koehler’s Four Decades of Service Earns Him Spot in Hall of Fame

October 15, 2015 By
When a person reaches age 68 and reflects on more than 40 years of highly successful service with one organization, it’s logical his thoughts start turning to retirement. But that’s not the case for the University of Florida’s (UF’s) Dr.... Read more»
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PMP Hall of Fame Spotlight: Dr. Phil Koehler

August 14, 2015 By
The Pest Management Professional (PMP) Hall of Fame Class of 2015 is comprised of Dr. Laurel Hansen, Dr. Phil Koehler, John R. Cook Sr. and Noad Corley. The magazine staff will induct these deserving candidates in an invitation-only black-tie dinner and ceremony in Nashville... Read more»

Difference Maker: Dr. Faith Oi

May 12, 2015 By
Dr. Faith Oi considers the hours she spends helping pest management professionals (PMPs) solve problems time well spent. After all, she’s the University of Florida’s (UF’s) director of Pest Management University (PMU), and director of the state’s integrated pest management... Read more»
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How Fumigation Solved a Spider Problem

April 28, 2015 By
Imagine fielding this call: Your prospective customer is The Federal National Mortgage Association, aka Fannie Mae. The lending institution recently took ownership of a $450,000 residence overlooking two holes on a golf course at Whitmoor Country Club in Weldon Spring,... Read more»

Roadtrip Roundup: 2015 FPMA Pest & Lawn Care Expo/PestPac User Conference

February 3, 2015 By
KISSIMMEE, Fla. — The 2015 Florida Pest Management Association (FPMA) Pest & Lawn Care Expo, an annual event, was held in conjunction with Marathon Data Systems’ PestPac User Conference, Jan. 19–23. Marathon holds the PestPac User Conference on both coasts,... Read more»

PMP Hall of Fame Profile: Dempsey R. Sapp Sr.

September 15, 2014 By
If the pest management industry had its own version of Mount Rushmore, Dempsey R. Sapp Sr. would be one of the four on it. The pioneer has been many things: a farmer, typist, WWII veteran, entomologist, pest control operator and... Read more»

New Transport GHP Insecticide Available from FMC

January 1, 2008 By
Pest management professionals (PMPs) have a new tool to combat ants and a broad range of other household pests more effectively — Transport GHP insecticide. Transport GHP, from FMC Professional Solutions, is a uniquely formulated product that provides fact-acting, long-lasting control.... Read more»
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