Secret Site Map
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Home News NJPMA to Host Bed Bug Conference

NJPMA to Host Bed Bug Conference

The New Jersey Pest Management Association scheduled a conference for March 3 that will feature experts on all aspects of bed bug control.

| February 22, 2010

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Responding to the challenge of widespread bed bug infestations, the New Jersey Pest Management Association has scheduled a conference featuring experts on all aspects of the control and elimination of this pest.

“Bed bug infestations were so unknown until about five years ago,” says Leonard Douglen, Executive Director of the New Jersey Pest Management Association, “that the public and the industry was caught off-guard.”

“This pest had been largely eradicated using a variety of pesticides that had been available in the past, but after a number of them were banned from use by both consumers and pest control professionals, it was only a matter of time before these pests returned to pose problems.”

The conference is directed to the needs of executives and technical staff of NJPMA member firms and others concerned with the bed bug problem. It will be held on Wednesday, March 3, at the Radisson Hotel, 21 Kingsbridge Road, Piscataway, NJ.

It will begin at 8:30 a.m. when Dr. Changlu Wang of Rutgers University will be the first of several speakers when he discusses “Bed Bug Weaknesses, Updates and Field Research.”

Among the other speakers is Marty Overline of Aardvark Pest Control who will address the need for “The Complete Inspection”, followed by Jeff White of Bed Bug Central who will discuss “Bed Bug Treatments Using Pesticides.” Later White will also discuss “’Green’ Bed Bug Control.”

Stuart J. Polkowitz, esq. of Brach, Eichler, will discuss “Bed Bug Litigation and Contractual Obligations” and the conference will conclude with an update by Bruce Reinbold of the NJ Department of Environmental Protection.

“Bed bugs are like tiny terrorists,” said Douglen. “Not only do they bite people while they sleep, they destroy their peace of mind just knowing they’re around.”

 For more information contact Len Douglen at 800/524-9942.

 
 

Top news

Patented Portable Heat Injector System Introduced

The new heating system was created with significant input from pest control companies.

Terminix-Triad Adopts New Approach to Employee Recruitment

The company is using social media to attract potential employees and working with community colleges to raise awareness of pest control as a possible career path for students.

FMC Corporation to Acquire Cheminova

FMC Corporation announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Cheminova A/S, a wholly owned subsidiary of Auriga Industries A/S

Police Investigate Death of Jill Su, Wife of Dr. Nan-Yao Su

Davie, Fla. police have ruled the death of 59-year-old Jill Su a homicide, multiple news outlets report. Jill Su is the wife of noted University of Florida Entomology Professor Dr. Nan-Yao Su.

Climate, Genetics Can Affect How Long Virus-Carrying Mosquitoes Live

The longer a mosquito lives, the better its odds of transmitting disease to humans or animals, according to new research from the University of Florida.