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  • Wed May 27 2015

    Atlanta Tops Orkin's List of Top Mosquito Cities

    The list ranks cities by the number of mosquito customers serviced in 2014. | May 26, 2015 ATLANTA -- Atlanta tops Orkin's list of Top Mosquito Cities for the second year in a row. The list ranks cities by the number of mosquito customers...

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  • Wed May 27 2015

    Industry Icon Blanton Whitmire Dies

    Whitmire, whose contributions to the pest control industry include founding Whitmire Research Laboratories (a BASF legacy company) and developing the innovative “crack and crevice” aerosol technology, died on Sunday, at 97. ST. LOUIS, Mo. —...

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  • Wed May 27 2015

    Four Rentokil Brands Team Up to Serve Community

    Eden, Alpha Ecological, Ambius, and Green Choice colleagues provided in-need items to the Ronald McDonald East House in Portland. | May 26, 2015 PORTLAND, Ore. — The Ronald McDonald East House in Portland posted on their Facebook page ear...

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  • Sat May 23 2015

    Exosect Announces New Chief Technology Officer

    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. Losses of managed honey bee colonies were 23.1 percent ...

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  • Sat May 23 2015

    A Child’s H.O.P.E. Selling Coffee for Haiti Relief

    The Raleigh Jenkins-led charitable foundation is raising funds to support the construction of a self-sustaining facility in Haiti to teach children how to eventually support themselves. | May 22, 2015 HOUSTON – The hopeless images of youn...

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  • Sat May 23 2015

    NPMA Announces PesTech³

    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. Losses of managed honey bee colonies were 23.1 percent ...

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  • Sat May 23 2015

    New Updates Announced for ‘PMP Summit to Success’

    | May 22, 2015 ORLANDO, Fla. — 888PestControl, sponsor of the June 29-30 ‘PMP Summit to Success,’ announced the first day of the event will focus on the use of organic/natural products, including pest management in food production facilitie...

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  • Sat May 23 2015

    Nicotinoid and Fungal Disease Team up to Break Down Termites' Tough Defenses

    Purdue University research shows that a small amount of nicotinoid pesticide substantially weakens termites' ability to fight off fungal diseases, a finding that could lead to more effective methods of pest control. | May 22, 2015 WEST LA...

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  • Sat May 23 2015

    ESA Announces New ACEs/BCEs for May 2015

    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. Losses of managed honey bee colonies were 23.1 percent ...

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  • Fri May 22 2015

    Podcast: Stuart Herman Discusses His Company's EcoCare Program

    Cities with populations above 100,000 in those regions grew most between 2000 and 2010, and 2010 and 2013, according to the bureau's report, which was released Wednesday. The National Pest Management Association is recruiting qualified indi...

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  • Fri May 22 2015

    Dodd, Hazelwood Honored at 65th Annual Technicians’ School

    RALEIGH, N.C. – The 65th Annual Pest Control Technicians’ School drew more than 800 PMPs to the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention earlier this year, with industry representatives taking time to honor two of the North Carolina Pest Manage...

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  • Fri May 22 2015

    Ehrlich to Host 'Pestaurant' at Faneuil Hall

    Ehrlich Pest Control announced it will host its second annual Pestaurant in Boston on June 3 at historic Faneuil Hall in Sam Adams Park. | May 21, 2015 As part of the festivities at this summer's Pestaurant event in Boston, edible insects...

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  • Fri May 22 2015

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

    Fastest Growing U.S. Cities in West And South, Census Bureau Reports Cities with populations above 100,000 in those regions grew most between 2000 and 2010, and 2010 and 2013, according to the bureau's report, which was released Wednesday. ...

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  • Fri May 22 2015

    Catseye an Albany Times Union '2015 Top Workplace'

    | May 21, 2015 ALBANY, NY — Catseye Pest Control announce that they have made the Albany Times Union 2015 list of Top Workplaces. These awards are presented annually to businesses in New York’s Capital Region who create positive work enviro...

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  • Thu May 21 2015

    AIBI-CS Achieves IFS Accreditation and BRC Five-Star Rating

    | May 20, 2015 AIB International Certification Services (AIBI-CS) recently received ANSI accreditation to offer IFS audits and earned BRC’s esteemed five-star rating. After a detailed and lengthy accreditation process, AIBI-CS is now approv...

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  • Thu May 21 2015

    Marathon Data Systems Hosts Pestpac Educational Roadshow

    The roadshow will make several U.S. stops including Phoenix, Dallas and Atlanta. | May 20, 2015 NEPTUNE, N.J. — Marathon Data Systems announced it will be hosting “Pave the Road to Success,” a multi-city informative roadshow educating cur...

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  • Thu May 21 2015

    Fire Ants Among Nature's Top Excavators, Researchers Report

    The fire ant’s digging prowess taps the same concepts behind kids’ building blocks, according to a new study that looks at the micro-mechanics of their ability to move giant particles in tiny spaces. | May 20, 2015 Nature’s top excavator ...

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  • Wed May 20 2015

    White House Releases Pollinator Action Plan

    The Strategy, released today, 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 coord...

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  • Wed May 20 2015

    UF/IFAS scientists zero in on Brown Dog Tick Control

    Phil Kaufman, an associate professor of veterinary entomology at UF/IFAS, is one of several investigators who have just published two studies. One shows the tick is resistant to the most commonly used chemical applied directly between the dog...

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  • Wed May 20 2015

    Terminix Announces Top Mosquitoes 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 Stat...

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