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French Researchers Develop New Bed Bug Collecting Device


Researchers believe they have developed a tool that will aid research on bed bugs, ESA reports. More

Available EPA Grant Addresses 'Bed Bugs in Rural Alaska'


EPA is prepared to award a grant of up to $100,000 to help Alaska Native Village communities fight bed bug infestations. More

New Bed Bug Guide from Stephen Doggett Available in the U.S.


‘Do You Have Bed Bugs?’ is a help guide for the identification of bed bug infestations. It is now available through Bioquip Products. More

Bed Bug Awareness Week to be Held June 7-13


The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA) will be marking Bed Bug Awareness Week to coincide with the start of the summer travel season. More

Man Burned Trying to Kill Bed Bugs Inside Rental Car


Police say a Long Island man set his rental car ablaze while trying to kill bed bugs inside the vehicle. More

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Fastest Growing U.S. Cities in West And South, Census Bureau Reports

Most cities with populations above 100,000 in those regions grew significantly between 2000 and 2010, and 2010 and 2013, according to the bureau's report, which was released last week.

New Bee Survey Released

Losses of managed honey bee colonies were 23.1 percent for the 2014-2015 winter but summer losses exceeded winter numbers for the first time, making annual losses for the year 42.1 percent, according to preliminary results of the annual survey conducted by the Bee Informed Partnership, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Apiary Inspectors of America.

Terminix Announces Top Mosquito Cities Based on Twitter Complaints

According to research by Terminix, the worst whining about mosquitoes came from Goodland, a small town in the northwest corner of Kansas. Terminix searched through approximately 200 billion tweets posted in 2014 to determine which United States city is most pestered by mosquitoes.

White House Releases Pollinator Action Plan

The Strategy, released last week, and its accompanying science-based Pollinator Research Action Plan outline needs and priority actions to better understand pollinator losses and improve pollinator health. These actions will be supported by coordination of existing Federal research efforts and accompanied by a request to Congress for additional resources to respond to the pollinator losses that are being experienced.

Legislative Day Video Coverage

More than 325 pest control industry professionals traveled to our nation’s capital in March for NPMA Legislative Day 2015, lead-sponsored by FMC Professional Solutions. In the day-plus of activities, PCOs attended sessions on important industry-related issues and heard from prominent national speakers before heading to Capitol Hill to meet with their congressional representatives. In addition to news articles, PCT’s coverage includes video interviews.