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14 05, 2020

The “Murder Hornet” and the Impact of Invading Pests

By: Bennett Jordan, Ph.D., BCE, PCQI, and Madison Grimm “Murder hornets,” more commonly known as Asian giant hornets (Vespa mandarinia), have been generating lots of buzz (pardon the pun) on social media and in the news, following a reported finding of two hornets in Washington State. With countless pieces of information circulating through these channels, it [...]

31 03, 2020

Women in Pest Management

By: Madison Grimm Pest management has long been characterized as a male-dominant field, yet we continue to see more women take on field-based and office roles in the industry. To close out Women’s History Month, women at Copesan discuss their experiences, what they enjoy about working in pest management and their advice for industry newcomers. [...]

19 08, 2019

How Three-Dimensional Inspection Techniques Enhance Your Services

By Madison Grimm When a patient goes to a hospital with an allergic reaction, the doctor will likely attempt to look at all the factors around the reaction in order to determine the cause. By looking at the allergic reaction from a three-dimensional perspective, the doctor is able to consider all possible causes and provide [...]

28 06, 2019

Tech Talk: Education on Pest Prevention When Repurposing Food

By Pat Hottel It is estimated that in the U.S., about 40 percent of all food produced is wasted. It makes both environmental and economic sense to find alternative uses for our food wastes to reduce this high percentage. For commercial food facilities, this can include repurposing of certain types of food. Food that is [...]