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Podcast: Adam Villareal on the Importance of Understanding Generational Differences

News Coverage

Villareal, president of Insight Pest Solutions, Raleigh, N.C., discusses insights he's gained from studying generational differences, and how he's applied this information to the day-to-day operations of his business. More

UF/IFAS Mosquito-Feeding Study May Help Stem Viruses

Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes bite male birds nearly twice as often as they bite females, a finding that may help scientists understand how to stem some viruses from spreading to humans, new University of Florida research shows. More

Technicide Introduces Techni-Baiter System

Supplier News

The Techni-Baiter baiting system is a product that service professionals can use to save on bending and kneeling. More

Environmental Pest Service Expands to Orlando

News Coverage

The company, formerly Arrow Environmental Holdings, closed seven merger deals in December. More

Viking’s Willix Earns A.C.E. Certification

People

James Willix of Viking Pest Control, Bridgewater, N.J., recently earned Associate Certified Entomologist status from the Entomological Society of America. More

Mosquito Joe Holds its Largest Training Event to Date

Supplier News

Forty new franchisees attended training at the Mosquito Joe headquarters in Virginia Beach, Va. More

McCloud Aquatics Has New Owner; Relocates HQ

People

Phil McCloud purchased the company from his brother, Chris. The company also relocated its headquarters to Elburn, Ill. More

Ants Being Studied for Ability to Handle Traffic

Ants

In an NPR interview, physicist Apoorva Nagar discussed how he thinks studying ants reveal clues to reducing highway traffic jams. More

Bill Clark Pest Control Recognizes Longtime Employee

News Coverage

Gwen Owens, who this year marks her 40th year with BCPC, started out as a technician and now works with some of the company's largest commercial and industrial clients. More

John Paige Announces Annual 'Beast Feast' Gathering

Industry Events

Scheduled for March 2i, this is a combination dinner and fundraiser for the Epilepsy Foundation of Florida. More

Chicago Tops Orkin's List of 'Bed Bug Cities' for 2014

Bed bugs

Chicago tops the 2014 Bed Bug Cities List for the third year in a row. The list, released by Orkin, ranks the cities by the number of bed bug treatments Orkin performed from January to December 2014. More

Alberta Launches Rat Hotline

News Coverage

The province has set up a toll-free number to report rats in an effort to keep the destructive rodents out of the province, CBC reports. More

Ruebeling Named New FPMA President

People

Keith Ruebeling, owner of Fort Myers, Fla.-based Larue Pest Management, has been appointed to serve as the 68th president of the Florida Pest Management Association (FPMA). More

Rea Named SVP of BASF’s Crop Protection Business in North America

Supplier News

Paul Rea has been with BASF since 2001 and has held a number of positions within the company. More

UCR Study Examines Chemicals That Insects Use to Communicate and Survive

Ants

A method devised by UC Riverside scientists isolates new chemicals that could be exploited to control pest species. More

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Chicago Tops Orkin's List of 'Bed Bug Cities' for 2014

Chicago tops the 2014 Bed Bug Cities List for the third year in a row. The list, released by Orkin, ranks the cities by the number of bed bug treatments Orkin performed from January to December 2014.

Bora-Care Now Comes with 30-Year Limited Warranty for PCOs

Nisus Corporation announced that it is offering the Bora-Care 30-Year Limited Warranty to pest control companies who register treated homes and inspect them annually.

UCR Study Examines Chemicals That Insects Use to Communicate and Survive

A method devised by UC Riverside scientists isolates new chemicals that could be exploited to control pest species.

UGA-CAES Announces 2015 Webinar Schedule

The University of Georgia CAES Extension, in cooperation with the DI Group @ Georgia College, announces the 2015 ‘Getting the Best of Pests’ webinar series. Beginning in February, every month a leading research scientist or consultant will give a two-hour webinar presentation on topics of importance to pest management professionals.

Bill Clark Pest Control Recognizes Longtime Employee

Gwen Owens, who this year marks her 40th year with BCPC, started out as a technician and now works with some of the company's largest commercial and industrial clients.

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