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WHAT: Premise to Perimeter –Zoecon Unveils Latest Innovation and Details Mosquito Line
WHEN: Tue, Jun 28, 2016 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ED
DETAILS: Join Mel Whitson from Zoëcon Professional Products for an informational webinar presentation. Whitson will touch on a number of topics related to the company’s comprehensive lineup of pest control solutions. First, Whitson will introduce Precor® 2625 Premise Spray, explaining everything you need to know about this broad-label, water-based aerosol designed for quick knockdown and kill of adult-stage pests with long residual. He’ll also detail an introductory offer of a $1 per can/$15 per case rebate. Whitson will cover key information for PCOs to know in light of the growing concern over the Zika virus, including best practices and recommended products for perimeter treatments.
AMBLER, Pa. — Allergy Technologies released an updated Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for its ActiveGuard Mattress Liner. The company calls attention to its SDS expressing that ActiveGuard is consistent with a Category IV product by all routes of exposure and therefore no signal words or cautionary statements are required.
Joseph Latino, president of Allergy Technologies, noted, “We are proud to have one of the most innocuous SDSs in the industry today. This SDS was generated by an outside expert specializing in health-related documents for pesticide manufacturers.”
ActiveGuard Mattress Liners are made from special polyester fabric that offers sustained availability of permethrin uniformly over time and kills bed bugs through contact. ActiveGuard is used by hotels, cruise lines, medical facilities, colleges, in private homes, and by pest management professionals.
The new SDS can be downloaded here.
SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. — Daniel Scott Joins Agri-Turf Distributing as a territory manager calling on the pest control market for the greater Los Angeles region. Scott has over 25 years of experience in the pest management industry. He began his career as a service technician while still in college. Upon graduation, he was promoted to field supervisor, and later served as a service center manager, central division manager, and eventually as southern division manager for one of the largest pest control companies in California. He also managed his own pest control company.
Scott is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. He is a board certified entomologist (BCE), and holds a structural operators and a field representative license in California. Scott is a member of the Pest Control Operators of California, and is active in the association’s San Gabriel and San Fernando Valley Districts.
“It is a real privilege to introduce Dan Scott as the new territory manager for Agri-Turf Distributing. He has a wealth of experience in commercial, residential and industrial pest control, as well as the fumigation market. His product knowledge and industry experience make him an invaluable resource for our customers and our team,” said Agri-Turf President Rich Records. Scott is based out of the company’s southern California facility in Santa Fe Springs, California.
Formosan termites have been found at nine more locations in Riverside, a horticulture agent for Duval County told Jacksonville.com
The aggressive Formosan termites have been located by pest control companies over the last week, said Erin Harlow, commercial horticulture agent for the county’s extension of the Institute for Food and Agricultural Sciences.
A map of the locations shows a cluster of Riverside addresses west of Margaret Street and south of Park Street, blocks southwest of the Woman’s Club building at the Cummer Art Museum and Gardens. The potential demolition of that termite-ravaged building sparked the creation of the Jacksonville Formosan Termite Task Force, which held its first meeting Tuesday.
Since the news about the Woman’s Club building came in May, the Duval County Extension Office and local pest control companies have determined that the presence of Formosan termites is concentrated in Riverside, and that nests are evenly split between buildings and trees.
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(Damage to a nest of Formosan subterranean termites brings hoards of workers and soldiers with dark, oval shaped heads scrambling to repair the hole. Termites shown about 4 times actual size. Photo by Scott Bauer.)