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29 09, 2017

Pest Management Considerations After Flooding

The severe flooding parts of the country have experienced over the last couple of months had catastrophic effects on human health and property, and the aftermath can be just as devastating. In the days and weeks following a flood, pest problems can explode and compound the difficulties and challenges associated with recovery and rehabilitation. An [...]

24 07, 2017

Reduce Pest Attractiveness with Lighting Scheme Modifications – article by Bennett Jordan,Ph.D., BCE, excerpt from 2017 PRSM Best Practices

CHALLENGE Retail stores need lighting schemes that make potential customers feel safe and welcome. The problem is that shoppers aren’t the only ones brought in by a sharp display; night-flying insects are highly attracted to most types of lighting commonly used in and around stores. While the proverbial moths drawn to ‘flames’ might make up [...]

1 05, 2017

Tech Talk – Fruit Fly Management In a Commercial Setting

By Daniel Hill When handling fruit flies, how many times have you said to a commercial customer, “It’s a sanitation issue,” pointed out some things that need to be fixed or cleaned and left? If so, you should never do it again after today! I’d like to give you some tips and selling points, as [...]

7 10, 2016

Commercial Lighting Solutions to Combat Night-Flying Pests

Light Profiling Tips, Methods and Technologies to Use for Night-Flying Pest Control Outdoor lighting plays a big part in commercial pest control. In fact, the wrong lighting can actually attract night-flying insects. Moths, beetles, and other night-flying insects are not only annoying, but can contaminate products, repel customers, and attract more pests. When it comes [...]