Sponsored by Arrow Exterminators, PCT’s upcoming Million-Dollar Club Virtual Conference is scheduled for May 17. The event will focus on growth initiatives specifically for pest management firms in the $500,000 to $2 million range.
Healthy skepticism or outright mistrust? Here’s how you can boost your brand strength and customer loyalty among increasingly wary consumers.
They think you could do a great job protecting their health, safety and property. Are you letting them know that expert is you?
It’s not just a buzzword. Sustainability is here to stay. And products with reduced levels of active ingredient top the “wish list” of pest management professionals who feel that tightening regulations will reduce their ability to operate their businesses over the next five years.
Each ant species has its own habits and behaviors that need to be understood to find and treat colonies directly wherever possible. PMPs need to target treatments to sites where colonies are located or ants might enter the structure.
Two major groups of Formica have become nuisance pests when located near structures: thatching ants and field ants. They are similar in biology and identification but their nest construction differs.
Here are tips to help your food plant customers prevent and eliminate the industry’s No. 1 nuisance pest.
A new (and dominant!) ant species discovered in Ethiopia shows potential for global invasion.
Are you looking to get started in the bird control business? Here are nine tips from two of the industry’s leading bird control entrepreneurs.
Though the act of performing bird control falls under the realm of the pest control industry, the business side is much different than traditional insect control. Here’s what you need to be successful in the bird control game.
“See the geese in chevron flight, a-flapping and a-racing on before the snow;They’ve got the urge for going, and they’ve got the wings to go.”~ Joni Mitchell, The Urge for Going
University of Florida researchers have developed mosquito prediction models that will help PMPs develop targeted customer service and mosquito control strategies.
The number one conducive condition for mosquitoes is standing or stagnant water. Here’s what you need to do to help customers and employees find and remove such environments.
Government mosquito boards don’t just trap and count mosquitoes. They perform research, partner with universities, and educate residents on diseases and disease prevention. Here’s a brief history of how officials in Harris County, Texas, protect the public and industry from mosquitoes.
A UF/IFAS entomologist earns a $200,000 grant to help develop a rapid Zika detection test.