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  • Thu Oct 1 2009

    Rodent Season Is Right Around The Corner

    Well, Fall is finally here and rodent season is right around the corner. However, perimeter pests such as ants, earwigs and spiders are still going strong in some areas as they try to move indoors. We have several good barrier products such as Optigard Flex, Temprid, MasterLine I MaxxPro®, or MasterLine Bifenthrin 7.9 that can be used to effectively control these pests and keep them from moving into the house. You can go onto PestWeb® and look under the Product Document section (MSDS and labels) to get a list of products that are labeled for this use. Under our cross reference catalogue you...

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  • Tue Sep 1 2009

    Improvements In Rodent Control Equipment And Baits

         September usually brings the last of the hot weather for the year. It is also the start of the rodent season for most regions of the country. Even though this year I’ve noticed that the weather throughout the country has been quite varied; hot in the South for the most part and cooler in the Northeast with record hot temperatures in the Northwest, I am sure we can expect the inward migration of rats and mice soon.      As you know, there have been improvements this past year in rodent control equipment and baits. Regarding the bait stations,...

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  • Tue Sep 1 2009

    New Online Training Course - IPM for Cockroach Control!

    Still having trouble with Cockroaches? Still pinning all your hopes on spraying? There is a lot more to effective management of cockroaches than just the use of insecticides. Investigate the world of Integrated cockroach management with our new online training course in Master Technician - #25 IPM for Cockroach Control. It is now approved for CE credits in many states, and is available for you on PestWeb.

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  • Sat Aug 1 2009

    PestWeb Newsletter Update

    Univar's goal is to always provide our customers with timely, key and updated information. We also want to be sensitive to the amount of emails you receive. So, we are spacing out the emails sent from Univar and starting with this month's PestWeb newsletter - this email will be sent to you on the 15th of each month. You can continue to expect the same news and information on a monthly basis.

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  • Sat Aug 1 2009

    Training Opportunities from Univar

    Training Opportunities from Univar The passing of Norm Ehmann earlier this year gave me time to reflect on the legacy of training Univar has with the pest control industry. For decades we have been leaders in this area, and are so today with education opportunities in many venues. In addition to regular seminars presented in person we are also leaders in electronic  training, and PestWeb offers a number of resources I hope you will take advantage of. Master Technician now offers 51 courses on topics like Safety, Termites, Bedbugs, Turf Pests, and many others, approved for CE credits ...

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  • Wed Jul 1 2009

    What's All This Talk About Facebook And Twitter?

    What’s all this talk about Facebook and Twitter?      The other day I asked myself, “is there no longer any good reason to avoid Facebook or Twitter?” The sites have crossed a threshold — they are now so widely trafficked that it’s fast becoming a routine aide to social interaction, like e-mail and cell phones with more than 200 million users. It’s only the most recent of many new technologies yet to come. Just think back 20 years ago when carrying a mobile phone seemed outrageous? Then as more people got phones, they became more u...

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  • Wed Jul 1 2009

    Find Out What Pests Are in the News!

    Do you ever wonder what issues are facing the pest management industry in other areas of the country, or for that matter in other parts of the world? On PestWeb we offer you the opportunity to view news articles from around the world that discuss the most current issues and pest problems others are facing. The industry in your area can be affected by what happens in other places, so to keep up with this in a convenient, up to the minute format, visit the Pests In The News resource on the home page of PestWeb. From Invasive Pests to Environmental Issues, many new articles are added every day.

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  • Mon Jun 1 2009

    CEU Credit Now In Massachusetts

    We are pleased to announce that license holders in Massachusetts can once again take the Master Technician online training courses on PestWeb. The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources established a new policy in 2009 that now requires the attendee of any CE approved course to receive the Massachusetts “Pesticide Training Certificate of Attendance” that is unique to each course approval. For electronic training this required some extensive new programming that is now completed, and our customers in Massachusetts may now once again avail themselves of the 50 courses in Master Te...

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  • Mon Jun 1 2009

    Mosquito Season is Here: Are You Ready?

        Last night we had our first outdoor meal of the season. Some close friends invited us over for a couple of steaks to help kick off the warm weather. Unfortunately, the mosquitoes were also celebrating their first meal of the season - us! You see, their back yard is rather large and lined with lots of bushes and trees, which offers a perfect resting place for the local mosquito population during the warm hours of the day.     After diving for cover indoors, I discussed some control options with them.  Along with a generous application of DEET, I explai...

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  • Fri May 1 2009

    Univar's MasterLine Products Are Valuable Addition to PMP Arsenals

        For 10 years, Univar has offered its own private label branded products – MasterLine. MasterLine has continued to be a valuable addition to PMP’s looking for quality solutions in the areas of Public Health (Vector), Ant and Termite Control, General Pest, Rodent Control, as well as equipment. I MaxxPro® & I MaxxPro® 2F Non-repellent termiticide/insecticide Odorless Proven efficacy Patented on-wood use Excellent control of termites and many ant species 5 year guarantee Bifenthrin 7.9 Reliable protection f...

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