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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 [...]

1 05, 2020

A Bird’s Favorite Six Spots at Your Facility

By: Madison Grimm Springtime often means increased pressure from pest birds. The best defense is prevention, through consistent maintenance of your facility. Birds are in search of food, shelter and a place to breed, and if your business provides even one of those three things, they may stick around and cause problems for your operations. [...]

24 04, 2020

Tech Talk: Structuring Your Training Programs for Success

By: Caroline Kirby Preparing a training program can be daunting. Luckily, there are countless resources out there to help you organize your thoughts. On my first day as training coordinator, I was handed two books to read and study. These books were “Telling Ain’t Training” by Harold D. Stolovitch and Erica J. Keeps, and “Preparing [...]