Secret Site Map
Friday, November 28, 2014

Home News Ten Pest Control Companies Sponsor ‘Bed Bug Strategies’ Workshop

Ten Pest Control Companies Sponsor ‘Bed Bug Strategies’ Workshop

Regional News

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.
 

Top news

NPMA Announces Opening for Director of Regulatory Affairs Position

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is seeking a qualified regulatory affairs professional to direct the day-to-day management and execution of NPMA’s federal and state regulatory affairs programs

Ehrlich Selected to Protect National Landmarks

The company has been selected by the National Park Service to install and maintain effective termite control systems for 14 national historic sites in the Delaware Valley, including Independence Hall.

NC State: Warmer Temps Limit Impact of Parasites, Boost Pest Populations

Research from North Carolina State University shows that some insect pests are thriving in warm, urban environments and developing earlier, limiting the impact of parasitoid wasps that normally help keep those pest populations in check.

Fruit Flies Learn From Others, Researchers Say

When female fruit flies have to decide where to lay their eggs, they take their lead from what they see most others in their group do, new research shows.

May Berenbaum Receives New Species of Cockroach Named After Her

During Entomology 2014, ESA’s annual meeting in Portland, Ore., Dr. Berenbaum was presented with specimens of a new cockroach named after her.

x