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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 [...]

25 11, 2019

Tech Talk: Making Sure Pet Food is Not Pest Food

By Anna Berry, B.C.E. Unlike many of the pests we protect food from, stored product pests (SPP) live in the food they are consuming. They do not travel from a safe harborage to a food source and then return back to their harborage — the harborage is the food source. The living preferences of species [...]

21 10, 2019

Tech Talk: The Timing of Deploying IGR Applications

By Christian Wilcox, ACE Although the subject of this article is the use of Insect Growth Regulators (IGRs), its true purpose is to highlight the importance of knowing your target pest’s biology, particularly its reproductive cycles. This is a much different way of looking at pest situations. Most products we use have applications based on [...]