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  • Wed Apr 5 2000

    Orkin Roach Ad May Bug TV Viewers

    ATLANTA, GA.—According a Business Wire article,even though a recent television commercial from Orkin Pest Control was not an April Fools' Day prank, consumers deceived by the ad say the joke is on them. The 15- and 30-second spots, titled &qu...

  • Tue Apr 4 2000

    Bayer Appoints Market Manager

    KANSAS CITY, MO—Bayer Corp. Gardem & Professional Care has announced the appointment of Steve Ehart as its new general insect control manager. A member of the Bayer team since August 1997, Ehart begins his new position this month. He is based...

  • Tue Apr 4 2000

    AgraQuest Discovers Bt Enhancer

    DAVIS, CALIF—According to a PR Newswire article, AgraQuest announces the discovery of a novel natural product that enhances the effectiveness of Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt), a commercial bioinsecticide. The company recently filed United Stat...

  • Mon Apr 3 2000

    CPMA Announces 2000-2002 Officers

    TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA—During the recent Canadian Pest Management Conference (CPMA), the 2000-2002 officers and board of directors was announced. They include Don McCarthy, president; Verne Gilpin, vice president; Rene Menard, secretary; An...

  • Mon Apr 3 2000

    Pestcontrolmag.com Unveils Redesign

    CLEVELAND, OHIO—PEST CONTROL magazine's Web site, www.pestcontrolmag.com, has received a facelift. Visitors who log onto the site will find a more easily navigated, searchable interface that is user-friendly and full of information. "...

  • Sat Apr 1 2000

    California DPR Hosts Pesticide Data Conference May 8

    SACRAMENTO, CALIF.—The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) will host a public conference May 8 on California's unique pesticide use reporting system. The all-day conference will include presentations on DPR's Pesticide Use...

  • Fri Mar 31 2000

    VW&R Acquires Turf Industries

    AUSTIN, TEXAS—Van Waters & Rogers, Inc. (VW&R) has just announced that it has acquired Turf Industries, Inc. of Dallas and Houston, Texas. Turf Industries joins VW&R's Professional Products & Services (PP&S) business unit, which services the ...

  • Fri Mar 31 2000

    Public Comment Period Begun for Draft PRN

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—On March 29, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a Federal Register Notice of Availability -- with a 60-day public comment period -- of its draft Pesticide Registration Notice (PRN) on indoor re...

  • Fri Mar 31 2000

    Phosphine Corrosion Study Completed

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—As detailed in the current issue of the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) Methyl Bromide Alternatives newsletter, a Phase II study of phosphine's corrosive effects on metals has been completed. The article...

  • Thu Mar 30 2000

    Rockwell Introduces D-Sect Station

    MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.—Rockwell Laboratories Ltd., a new company founded to develop and market products exclusively for the professional pest management industry, has launched its first product--the D-Sect Baiting and Monitoring System. T...

  • Thu Mar 30 2000

    Bird Web Site Tracks Migration

    PHILADELPHIA, PA.—According to a PR Newswire release, beginning March 31, a coalition consisting of The Academy of Natural Sciences, National Audubon Society, Clemson University Radar Ornithology Lab, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Geomarine and...

  • Wed Mar 29 2000

    Research Boat Capsizes, Kills Three

    BAHIA DE LOS ANGELES, MEXICO—The Associated Press reports that a boat carrying nine college researchers sank off the coast of Baja California in rough seas, killing three people and prompting an international search for two others. The art...

  • Wed Mar 29 2000

    PCOC Members Donate Services to YMCA

    SAN DIEGO, CALIF.—Two weeks ago, members of the San Diego District of the Pest Control Operators of California (PCOC) laid hundred of yards of colorful tarps to prepare the Jackie Robinson Family Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) for a...

  • Tue Mar 28 2000

    CPCA Becomes CPMA

    TORONTO, CANADA-At the Canadian Pest Control Association (CPCA) annual convention held last week, board members voted to offficially change the association name to the Canadian Pest Management Association (CPMA). This year's convention, he...

  • Mon Mar 27 2000

    J.T. Eaton Offers Rodent Seminar

    TWINSBURG, OHIO—J.T. Eaton & Co., Inc. introduces a one-hour training seminar, "Developing a Rodent Management Program." Designed for pest management professionals (PMPs), it covers basic facts about rodents, the major species and a...

  • Mon Mar 27 2000

    LaFave, Grade, Join Bell

    MADISON, WIS.—Scott LaFave and Kurt Grade recently joined Bell Laboratories, Inc., as technical sales representatives. Based in Orange County, Calif., LaFave's territory includes Arizona, southern California and Las Vegas, Nev. Grade is based...

  • Sun Mar 26 2000

    Orkin QA Manager to Teach Course

    ATLANTA, GA.—The National Restaurant Association (NRA) Educational Foundation has announced that Dr. William Lawrence, Jr., quality assurance manager for Orkin Pest Control, is authorized to teach its ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certific...

  • Sat Mar 25 2000

    Studies Report on Pesticides and Perceived Risk

    BROOKFIELD, WIS.—According to a recent Copesan IPM Update newsletter, a study by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) has concluded that 77 percent of people polled believe that eating pesticide-treated foods increases cancer ris...

  • Fri Mar 24 2000

    Wesiburger Announces Southeast Manager

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—David Sirles is managing B.&D.A. Weisburger’s new Southeast field office. A 10-year veteran with the insurance broker, Sirles will service company clients in Alabama, Kentucky, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia ...

  • Fri Mar 24 2000

    National Home Repair Web Site Is Unveiled

    DEL MAR, CALIF.—JoeFixit.com is a Web site that allows homeowners the ability to schedule an appointment online from a broad mix of home improvement and repair services, including pest management. The site was launched in the San Diego, Calif...