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  • Tue Jun 6 2000

    Specialty Grass Repels Formosan Termites

    BATON ROUGE, LA.—Tucked away in a lab in Baton Rouge could be the long-awaited answer to pest management professionals' (PMPs') prayers—vetiver. Vetiver, a simple name for a potentially "miracle insecticide," is a fragrant grass ...

  • Mon Jun 5 2000

    Dow AgroSciences Speaks out on Dursban Issue

    INDIANAPOLIS, IND.--The following is a statement from Dow AgroSciences regarding the impending United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) release of its risk assessment on its cholrpyrifos products (including Dursban): Recent news...

  • Mon Jun 5 2000

    New ThermaCELL Mosquito Report Provides First-Ever National Forecast

    BOSTON, MASS.--Much of the country can expect significantly higher numbers of mosquitoes this summer. That prediction is the primary finding of the new ThermaCELL Mosquito Report, the first-ever national mosquito forecast. Conducted by the ...

  • Sun Jun 4 2000

    Pennsylvania Sets up WNV Network

    HARRISBURG, PA--According to a recent PR Newswire release, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Secretary James Seif has announced grants for nine Eastern Pennsylvania counties. The grants, totaling more than $1.7 million, will...

  • Sat Jun 3 2000

    High Waters Stall Blackfly Treatment

    HARRISBURG, PA.--According to a recent PR Newswire release, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Deputy Secretary for Water Management Lawrence Tropea Jr. announced that blackfly spraying has been suspended temporarily be...

  • Fri Jun 2 2000

    S.E.C.U.R.E. Offers Goodwill Promotion Plan

    WYOMISSING, PA.—As a “thank-you” to the 240 pest management companies that contributed a two percent investment to its original incarnation during 1987-1992, S.E.C.U.R.E. Insurance is rolling out its Goodwill Promotion plan. The plan gives ea...

  • Fri Jun 2 2000

    B&G Equipment Co. Launches New Logo

    PLUMSTEADVILLE, PA.—Since the 1960s, the B&G Equipment Co. has used a stainless steel compressed air sprayer as its logo to incorporate the history of the company. However, it recently launched a new corporate identity to clarify its technolo...

  • Thu Jun 1 2000

    Aventis Adds Sales Personnel

    MONTVALE, N.J.-Aventis Environmental Science has appointed six new representatives to its Professional Products sales team. Bill Best, based in Mullica Hill, N.J., will cover Delaware, Eastern Pennsylvania, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Southe...

  • Thu Jun 1 2000

    Kramer Cites Industry Influences

    GAINESVILLE, FLA.—In an address to approximately 200 attendees of the sixth annual Southeast Pest Management Conference at the University of Florida, Dr. Richard Kramer, director of technical services of American Pest Management, Takoma, Md.,...

  • Wed May 31 2000

    Bill May Regulate EPA’s Decision-making Methods

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—When Kathy Heinsohn, entomologist for Western Industries, Inc., walked out of Virginia Senator Charles Robb’s office in February, her fellow lobbyists didn’t think they had convinced the senator’s two assistants that Senate B...

  • Wed May 31 2000

    Powell Surmises Termite Foraging May Not be Random

    GAINESVILLE, FLA.—According to lab tests done by Tom Powell during his studies in entomology at the University of Florida, termite foraging may not be random, but, instead, follow a pattern. He notes that it’s not uncommon to only achieve “hi...

  • Tue May 30 2000

    Great Lakes Chemical Corp. Urges Support for Methyl Bromide Legislation

    WEST LAFAYETTE, IND.--Great Lakes Chemical Corp.'s May 2000 "Fumigation Fax" reports that in the past few weeks, bills have been introduced in the United States House (HR 4215) and Senate (S 4504) to take the methyl bromide phaseout...

  • Tue May 30 2000

    Dursban Risk Assessment is Due June 8

    INDIANAPOLIS, IND.--A Scripps Howard wire article reports that Dow AgroSciences chlorpyrifos products, Dursban and Lorsban, are under scrutiny by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). According to the article, Dursban (i...

  • Sun May 28 2000

    Ecolab Introduces Ant Program

    ST. PAUL, MINN.—Ecolab has unveiled its GroundForce ant program to prevent the pests’ entry into healthcare, hospitality, foodservice, food processing and other commercial facilities. Specifically designed to intercept ants and other crawling...

  • Sun May 28 2000

    Paige Provides Clues for White-Footed Ant Management

    GAINESVILLE, FLA.—Dr. John Paige, product and market development specialist from Bayer Corp., Vero Beach, Fla., offered information and tips for managing white-footed ants to attendees of the Southeast Pest Management conference at the Univer...

  • Sat May 27 2000

    Cockroach Challenge Wins Account

    EUGENE, OREG.—Picture this scenario. You are asked to bid on a housing complex that is totally overrun with German cockroaches. You lose the bid to a lower estimate, but refuse to quit. You propose a test, achieve complete control and are awa...

  • Fri May 26 2000

    NPMA and RISE Face Tough School Issues

    TUCSON, ARIZ.—For the past several months, the lobbying arms of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) and Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment (RISE) have been up to their eyeballs in education problems. The stress started t...

  • Fri May 26 2000

    Kramer Outlines PPMA Progress

    TUCSON, ARIZ.—Speaking at the United Producers, Formulators and Distributors Association’s recent annual meeting, the Professional Pest Management Alliance’s (PPMA’s) executive director, Steve Kramer, described his organization as “alive, alt...

  • Thu May 25 2000

    NPMA Appears on Today Show

    DUNN LORING, VA.--As part of the public relations efforts of its Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), the National Pest Management Association's (NPMA's) director of technical and field services, Greg Baumann, was a feature guest on ...

  • Thu May 25 2000

    FirstLine Gets Two Seals of Approval

    BATON ROUGE, LA.—The Louisiana Termite Bait Committee recently recommended removing FMC Corp.’s FirstLine and FirstLine GT Plus termite bait stations from its pilot program. The recommendation was then approved by the Louisiana Structural Pes...