Justin O. Schmidt can personally tell you how the sting of 80 species feels. Here’s how he got ‘bitten’ by a love for insects and what drove him to remote places around the world to find stinging things.
J&J Exterminating defeats an infestation of red wasps on a hospital heliport by using a misting system in an innovative way.
From backyard beekeeping to planting flowers and gardens, everyone — including pest management professionals — can do something to help pollinators proliferate.
National Conference on Urban Entomology and Invasive Fire Ant Conference highlights.
PMPs find accessible ways to take quality photos without expensive equipment.
The chances of business success grow exponentially with the formulation of and adherence to a budget. Following are six steps to success.
Petri’s Positive Pest Control educates children on the pest control business through the Junior Achievement program.
Field crickets become abundant around structures in late summer and fall. Their eggs are laid in the fall...so guess what they’re up to now?
Veteran Marty Overline shares his experiences battling pests and reflects on the launch of PestVets.
U.S. Pest Protection is catching customers’ attention thanks to Eagle Steve.
A new pesticide renews one PCO’s faith in green products.
Terminix’s Stan Cope answered the public’s questions on Zika, mosquito myths and prevention via Twitter and Facebook.
Zika virus raises awareness about the threat of mosquito-borne diseases.
With awareness of mosquito-borne disease at an all-time high, more PMPs are considering mosquito control as an add-on service. Here’s how to make it work.
A review of mosquito news and product information from industry suppliers.
With a Zika pandemic in Puerto Rico, the Gates Foundation and the CDC rallies money and manpower in the battle against pesticide-resistant mosquitoes.
Excerpts from rodent expert Bobby Corrigan’s presentation during PCT’s Rodent Control Virtual Conference.
Pest exclusion is an old idea, but one that is gaining traction in the industry. Companies that specialize in exclusion may have an advantage for providing long-term, effective methods of keeping pests — especially rodents — out.
Boston’s EHS Pest Services works primarily at commercial accounts, servicing a variety of diverse locations — from grocery stores and restaurants to pharmaceutical research facilities and the city of Boston. And many of the company’s accounts include rodent work.
New research from Purdue University shows PMPs how to better attract rodents to bait stations.