Nearly 100 product suppliers and industry stakeholders traveled to Chicago recently to celebrate UPFDA’s 50th anniversary, participating in a combination of educational and social events, topped off by a final night banquet featuring Hall of Fame football player Dan Hampton.
On the Move! Merger and acquisition activity continues at breakneck speed as Terminix, Anticimex and Rentokil all purchased Top 100 companies in May. What’s next?
Invasive species is the cause of a unique pest problem.
A key piece of evidence when inspecting a structure for wood-infesting beetles is the insect frass left behind, as well as the size and shape of emergence holes.
Equipment and chemicals are important, but knowing how to analyze the problem, the people and the control approach are a service technician’s most valuable assets.
Today’s customers want hassle-free, one-stop shopping for their pest control services. What do you need to know to get started offering additional services?
Speaker inspires others to go from being A leader to THE leader.
If you have the wrong person answering your phone, it is costing you sales and new business each and every day.
Male jumping spiders court whomever, whenever, but females decide who lives or dies.
Moisture is key to fungus gnats’ survival. Here’s how to deal with these bothersome flying insects.
What’s the best approach for filth fly control in food facilities?
A guide to the flies and beetles that turn death into dinner.
Because they breed in such a variety of sites, technicians must be sure to inspect beyond the obvious.
Purdue University researchers describe how combining non-chemical control techniques will reduce the selection pressure that leads to resistance build-up in a bed bug population.
Bed bugs use histamines to identify good places to aggregate. But in humans, they can cause adverse skin and respiratory reactions.
The National Fire Sprinkler Association provides insights into how fire sprinklers work and some best practices for protecting the devices when using heat treatment for bed bug mitigation.
Care should be taken when examining suspected evidence of bed bugs to avoid misidentification. Here are some common pitfalls you’ll want to avoid to ensure you’re on the right track when conducting an inspection.
Strategies for ensuring that you are delivering the right message to the correct audience.
In-the-field tips for how PMPs can harness the power of heat for bed bug control.
A round-up of news and product information about bed bug control.