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12 06, 2018

How to Keep Wasps Away from Your Business

Narrow-waisted, smooth and shiny, brightly-colored, and naturally aggressive, wasps are one of the top pests of the summer. It’s not uncommon to watch as employees and visitors take part in the summer ritual of swatting at and running from these stinging insects. If wasps are becoming a problem at your business, here are a few [...]

25 05, 2018

Tech Talk: The Invasive Turkestan Cockroach

By Christian Wilcox, ACE Dealing with invasive species in our industry has become more and more common. Some of the more notable ones, such red imported fire ants, Africanized honeybees, Asian lady beetles, brown marmorated stink bugs and Formosan subterranean termites, to name a few, have become common, if not even daily, occurrences for us [...]

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

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. [...]

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 [...]