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  • Thu Aug 27 2015

    Trump Cockroach Wins NJPMA’s 17th Annual Derby

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — A highlight of this last week’s New Jersey Pest Management Association’s 68th annual Clinic, Trade Show & Clambake was the annual the 17th annual “Running of the Roaches,” NJPMA’s annual Madagascar hissing cockroach race...

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  • Thu Aug 27 2015

    Bubba Watson's Ant Hill Argument

    Despite living in underground communities, ants are not considered by the PGA Tour to be burrowing animals. That is the lesson professional golfer Bubba Watson recently learned during the recent PGA Championship. At hole No. 5, Watson's bal...

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  • Thu Aug 27 2015

    New: PCT Service Technician’s Inspection and Identification Manual

    VALLEY VIEW, Ohio — Whether you have well-worn copies of the two previous Service Technician’s manuals or you are hearing about them for the first time, the newest book in the series, The Service Technician’s Application and Equipment Manual,...

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  • Fri Aug 21 2015

    CNN: Mutant Lice are Probably Coming

    According to a recent report from CNN, newer generation lice-fighting chemicals are an option if the usual treatments fail, but they are often more expensive. A number of parents are taking their children to "nitpickers," who manually remove ...

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  • Fri Aug 21 2015

    Bell Introduces Ditrac Ground Squirrel Bait

    Madison, Wis. — Bell Laboratories recently introduced new Ditrac Ground Squirrel bait, with the multi-feed, first-generation anticoagulant Diphacinone. It can be used for the control of the California Ground Squirrel in California, Oregon, ...

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  • Fri Aug 21 2015

    Batzner Wins Top Choice Award

    NEW BERLIN, Wis. — When it comes to providing protection from pests, Batzner is the best according to Milwaukee Journal Sentinel readers. Batzner Pest Control said it is proud to announce that the firm has been named the top pest control prov...

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  • Fri Aug 21 2015

    Video: Silencing the Buzz

    UF/IFAS scientists recently cautioned the public to remain vigilant about West Nile Virus (see related story). In the following video, UF/IFAS Entomologist Dr. Roxanne Connelly says there are three types of mosquitoes you want to avoid.

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  • Thu Aug 20 2015

    Syngenta Plans Divestment of Flowers Seeds Business

    Basel, Switzerland — Syngenta announced on Aug. 19 its intention to divest its premium Flowers seeds business from its Lawn and Garden operating unit. Divestment would enable the new entity to play a leading role in the consolidation of the h...

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  • Thu Aug 20 2015

    Environmental Pest Service ranked No. 1,055 on 'Inc. 5000'

    SARASOTA, Fla. — Environmental Pest Service is ranked No. 1,055 on Inc. magazine’s 2015 “Inc. 5000,” a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States based on revenues Sarasota-based Environmental Pest Service, a compa...

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  • Thu Aug 20 2015

    Baltimore Sun: Baltimore to Buy Trash Cans for All Households for Rat Control

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  • Thu Aug 20 2015

    Podcast: Matt Frye on 'Tracking Troublesome Rodents'

    Matt Frye, Community IPM Extension Educator at Cornell University New York State IPM Program, and his research team have been collecting rodents throughout New York City to determine if they carry a flea species capable of transmitting plague...

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  • Wed Aug 19 2015

    National MS Society Recognizes Eric Scherzinger

    Cincinnati, Ohio — The prestigious Cincinnati Leadership Award was presented Aug. 11 to a select group of individuals who have made significant contributions to their profession and community. A ceremony was held at Cincinnati’s Taft Center t...

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  • Wed Aug 19 2015

    Anyone for a Centipede Vodka?

    Trying to capitalize on what some believe is the future of food, ThailandUnique.com is an online marketplace offering unusual insect specialty foods, drinks and gifts. One of the company’s offerings that has piqued the collective interest o...

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  • Tue Aug 18 2015

    NJPMA’s 68th Annual Clinic, Trade Show & Clambake to be Held This Week

    LIVINGSTON, N.J. — The New Jersey Pest Management Association will host the state’s largest gathering of pest management professionals at its 68th Annual Clinic, Trade Show & Clambake on Aug. 20 at the Cook College campus of Rutgers Universit...

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  • Tue Aug 18 2015

    Win an 'Ant-Man' T-Shirt from PCT

    PCT has been covering the release of the summer blockbuster “Ant-Man,” the latest insect-inspired superhero to hit the big screens. Marvel Studios provided PCT with a media kit that included a very cool “Ant-Man” T-Shirt. Fill out and submit ...

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  • Tue Aug 18 2015

    M&A Podcast Series: Terminix

    In the following podcast, Jason Bailey, vice president, mergers & acquisitions at ServiceMaster (parent company of Terminix), discusses a variety of issues related to the company's M&A involvement, including how newly acquired companies have ...

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  • Sat Aug 15 2015

    Pi Chi Omega Announces New Executive Staff

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Pi Chi Omega announced that as of Aug. 1, 2015, the organization will be managed by Cooper Coron & Associates (CCA). CCA was formed in 1994 to provide complete association management services, including: accounting, boa...

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  • Sat Aug 15 2015

    EPA Proposes Stronger Pesticide Standards

    WASHINGTON — On Aug. 6, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed stronger standards for pesticide applicators who apply “restricted-use” pesticides. These pesticides are not available for purchase by the general public, require...

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  • Sat Aug 15 2015

    Officials Blame Increase in Rodents for Plague Spike

    KUSA - Experts say an increase in the rodent population may be to blame for an uptick in plague cases in recent years, KUSA reports. According to the state health department there have been four human cases of the plague in Colorado in 2015...

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  • Sat Aug 15 2015

    Interactive Map Shows Worldwide Ant Species Distribution

    Antmaps.org is a website featuring a series of interactive maps showing where each of the world's 15,000-plus known ant species and subspecies roam. The overview shows the total number of species found in each country or region. Researchers...

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