PCT’s annual Bed Bug Virtual Conference will be held next month.
Donors like Orkin help the arthropod zoo in Philadelphia reopen after more than 7,000 creatures in the collection were stolen.
Public health, tax reform among issues PCOs took to Capitol Hill as part of NPMA Legislative Day.
PMPs small and large are coming together via a variety of Facebook groups and face-to-face events — and all are lifted up by the sharing of knowledge.
Biologist James Beck wins $500 from PCT for his photo of the beetle Strategus aloeus.
Do you want to maximize your R.O.I.? Concentrate on what you’re good at and stop focusing on your weaknesses.
PMPs must locate trails to effectively place baits. Ants will not find baits that are placed at random locations; therefore, you must place the bait where you know it will be discovered by ants.
These ants may not be “crazy,” but they might drive you and your technicians insane!
Researchers learn how two land-dwelling ant species paddle through water.
A best guess isn’t good enough when it comes to identifying ant species in the field. PMPs share how to improve your ID odds so you can achieve better control.
PMPs are finding success using proactive approaches that require them to “think like an ant.”
No two bird jobs are the same, which makes this work challenging and fulfilling.
A review of bird products for the professional pest control industry.
No single aversion tool or method of bird or wildlife control will work long-term, particularly if the habitat is otherwise appealing and population pressures are high. The best outcomes are achieved when short-term scare tactics are followed up with habitat and behavior modification.
Perimeter pest control is the PMP’s first line of defense against all pests, including public health pests.
Preventing tick attachment and feeding, and rapid removal of attached ticks are critically important.
Pest control and public health are intricately related. Because of pest control, dollars are saved, lives are spared and quality of life is enhanced every day.