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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. [...]

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 [...]

16 07, 2018

Top 5 Cockroach Prevention Tips

Cockroaches aren’t just a safety concern for businesses. The sight of just one cockroach in your facility, store or restaurant can be enough to damage your brand. Preventing cockroaches from entering your business in the first place is key to preventing an infestation. Following the below tips can help reduce the chance of cockroaches invading [...]

9 07, 2018

Tips to Protect Your Store Against Pests

Cluttered stock rooms are ideal for rodents and cockroaches. Well-planned and organized backrooms make it easy for your pest management provider to inspect for and prevent pests. You’ve hired a pest management provider, and have established a regular plan for pest control service at your store. But, there’s more to keeping your store [...]