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Ten Pest Control Companies Sponsor ‘Bed Bug Strategies’ Workshop

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The workshop, held last week in Des Moines, Iowa, was for apartment owners and managers.

| June 9, 2011

DES MOINES, Iowa — Ten pest control companies from Central Iowa sponsored the “Bed Bug Strategies” workshop for apartment owners and managers, June 7, at the Izaak Walton League, Des Moines, Iowa.

Speakers included Dr. Stuart Mitchell, PestWest; Dr. Donald Lewis, entomologist for the State of Iowa; James Dotson, Bayer; and Jeff Lipman, attorney and judge. The speakers addressed how to manage bed bugs on a budget.

Approximately 50 attended the first of several planned seminars. As the bed bug problem continues to escalate the need for education becomes even more critical.

Sponsor companies included ABC Pest Control; Cyclone Pest Management; Diam Pest Control; Orkin; Midwest Pest Management; Ridd X Pest Control; Rite-Way Pest Control; Smart Pest Solutions; Superior Pest Control; and The Bug Man.

The sponsors also were grateful to host the Izaak Walton League and the following companies: PestWest, Bayer, Financial Forms and Carpenter Uniform.
 

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