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There are so many amazing things about summer – barbecues, pool parties and picnics, to name a few. But every year the mosquitoes buzz around, threatening to ruin our good time. Not only can mosquito bites cause unsightly itchy, red bumps, but they can also transmit serious diseases and viruses, such as malaria, dengue fever, …

By Bonnie Coblentz MSU Extension Service STARKVILLE, Mississippi — Following last year’s major outbreak of fall armyworm, hay growers must be careful not to overlook another major pest — the Bermuda grass stem maggot — when monitoring armyworms. While farm armyworms attack hay fields, residential lawns, golf courses and more, the non-native Bermuda grass stem …

ST. LOUIS – Thompson Street Capital Partners (TSCP), a St. Louis-based private equity firm, announced the acquisition of Alliance Commercial Pest Control by PestCo Holdings, a TCSP portfolio company. Located in Tinton Falls, NJ, Alliance provides commercial and residential pest control services in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. With the support of PestCo’s team …

PHOENIX, Ariz. – Burns Pest Elimination has announced the promotion of longtime employee Monica Chesley to Director of Commercial Sales. She has worked in the company since 1995. During her 27 years at Burns, Chesley has focused heavily on sales and management responsibilities. As Director of Commercial Sales, she will be responsible for overseeing business …

Dan Antonelli, CEO of New Jersey-based ad agency KickCharge Creative, says there’s a common battle being fought in business, regardless of industry: the battle for people’s attention. And what helps a company win this battle? Upper marking. Antonelli gave attendees to the recent ServiceTitan Hall of Fame event lots of tips on how great branding …

Working to improve the environment by switching to hybrid vehicles Ogden, Utah, July 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Hawx, a national pest control company, is committed to being an industry leader in using hybrid vehicles to power its fleet. The company was previously known for its partnership with One Tree Planted in which he planted a …

Dan Antonelli, CEO of the New Jersey-based ad agency KickCharge Creationasserts that there is a common battle fought in business, regardless of industry: the battle for people’s attention. And what helps a company win this battle? Upper marking. Antonelli gave attendees to ServiceTitanat its recent Hall of Fame event, lots of tips on how great …

By: Rebecca KonopkaCarter County Extension Officer With summer in full swing, lawn and garden maintenance is a top priority for many homeowners. However, pests can be a real obstacle to the success and health of your lawn and garden. The most common group of lawn pests in Kentucky are white grubs. While it’s normal to …

Guwahati, July 27 (IANS): Integrated pest management (IPM), as well as integrated nutrition management (INM), are the way forward for tea plantation sustainability, experts have suggested. Dr Somnath Roy, head of the department of entomology at the Tocklai Tea Research Institute, based in Jorhat in eastern Assam, said that in tea plantations there is …

Greg Baumann The Atlantic Legal Foundation President and President Hayward D. Fisk appointed Greg Baumann to the Foundation’s Advisory Board. Baumann is the Vice President of Global Regulatory and Technical Services for Nisus Corp.an American chemical manufacturer headquartered in Rockford, Tenn. Baumann has more than four decades of experience in federal and state regulation of …

India is the second largest producer of wheat and rice, the world’s main staple foods. Agriculture is the backbone of India’s economy and has witnessed impressive growth over the past few decades. Especially in the Indian context, agriculture and health are crucial sectors. The real impact of 5G on the common man will be through …

If you’re looking to start your own pest control business in Florida, then you’re in luck. This blog post will provide you with all the information you need to get started, including certifications, education requirements, and more. It’s important to do your research before starting a business, and pest control is no …

Universities have an economic impact An economic analysis of the impact of international agricultural research and development conducted by US universities shows a good return on investment. Every dollar invested over the past 40 years has provided a return of $8.52 in economic impact, according to agricultural economists at Kansas State University and the US …

Africa’s agricultural sector has long been a vital economic player and source of food to feed the continent’s growing population. Yet, in a world where the effects of climate change are rampant, the agricultural industry has become littered with unruly pests that threaten agricultural production and lead to catastrophic financial ruin worth billions of dollars. …

With summer in full swing, lawn and garden maintenance is a top priority for many homeowners. However, pests can be a real obstacle to the success and health of your lawn and garden. The most common group of lawn pests in Kentucky are white grubs. While it’s normal to have larvae in your lawn, too …

Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. removed its position in shares of Rollins, Inc. (NYSE: ROL – Get a rating) by 0.3% in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor held 136,083 shares of the business services provider after purchasing an additional 342 shares during the …

Now is the time to be aware of which pest species do well in hot, dry conditions. While much of the state is experiencing sustained dry weather, now is a good time to consider a few pest species (two insects and a mite) that can do just fine with drought-stressed plants, this which could cause …

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The list of Pi Chi Omega Scholars is long. Since awarding its first scholarship to Dr. Bobby Corrigan in 1976, Pi Chi Omega has provided over $240,000 in financial support to entomology students. Pi Chi Omega is happy to announce it to you, the list goes on. Having awarded 165 scholarships over …

Another great national brand that ranks high on our list of the best pest control suppliers is Orkin. Orkin is particularly suitable if you need immediate service. If you call before 2 p.m., Orkin says it’ll come the same day. Additionally, Orkin offers a full range of treatments for all types of parasites. This includes …

MCKINNEY, Texas — FieldRoutes has announced the launch of its enhanced e-commerce platform. FieldRoutes reports that it is the only fully integrated end-to-end e-commerce solution available in the industry. Its online service purchase functionality – now updated with a more modern user experience – allows pest control customers to book and schedule services on the …

FAIRFAX, Va. — The National Pest Management Association’s public policy team asks NPMA members to visit their congressional representatives when they are in the district in August. This call to action seeks to make a final push to gain congressional support for HR 7266, which would codify the federal pesticide preemption (as part of the …

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Integrated Pest Management Market – Forecast 2022 to 2027” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Integrated pest management involves the application of various methods including biological, chemical, cultural and physical control, etc., to get rid of pests like weeds, pathogens, vertebrates, invertebrates, etc. . The attacks of pests in the agricultural …

A national government study found that the herbicide glyphosate was present in more than 80% of urine samples. The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey examined 2,310 urine samples representing the US population, with about a third of the samples coming from children, ages six to 18, according to ABC News. Glyphosate, which is the …

Ants in the hallway or earwigs in the closet? If these common pests make you feel uncomfortable, you’re not alone. It’s normal for insects to enter your home in the summer, but you don’t have to let them stay! Common bugs that cause trouble Ants Cockroaches crickets Earwigs Fleas (especially if you have four-legged friends) …

Woman Sees Rats Bigger Than A Palm Tree In Boon Lay Stall, 1 Ramp On Restaurant Feet When we dine out, we implicitly believe that the food we eat is prepared in a sanitary environment. That’s why it can be shocking to see rats scurrying into the very establishment where we eat. So imagine the …

As the tropical rains increase in Costa Rica throughout the year, so do the insects – and for the gardener, this can cause problems. Most gardeners these days are looking for products that are safe to use in the garden. So this is a collection of natural insect repellents that you might find useful and …

Advertising Tim Mendonca FRESNO, July 8, 2022 – Allied Grape Growers (AGG) has appointed Tim Mendonca as a full-time Grower Relations Representative in the Central Valley. It will cover the east side of Fresno County and the area south of the highway. 180 to Kern County. As a member of the Grower Relations team, Mendonca …

DUBLIN, July 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The “Integrated Pest Management Market – Forecast 2022 to 2027” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Integrated pest management involves the application of various methods including biological, chemical, cultural and physical control, etc., to get rid of pests like weeds, pathogens, vertebrates, invertebrates, etc. . The attacks …

The citrus gall wasp is doing the rounds and seems set to expand its vacation options to include both the north and south of our state. Rachelle Johnstone, a researcher with the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, said the pest was well established in the Perth metropolitan area and had been found more …

One of the surest ways to grow organically is to sell new services to existing customers, and one of the most successful add-on services that PCOs have had success with is mosquito control. Five years before the global outbreak of COVID-19, the Zika virus emerged as the last mosquito-borne virus. In 2016, when more than …

Shane Blair – Minnesota Department of Agriculture It’s weed season and with it comes the importance of being aware of invasive plants in the field. For example, Palmer’s pigweed is a fast-growing annual weed that harms row crops and can increase production costs for farmers already facing high input costs. Palmer’s pigweed has developed resistance …

RALEIGH, NC (WTVD) — A leaf that smells like burnt peanut butter might not sound quite so delicious, but for the invasive spotted lanternfly, the Tree of Heaven is one of its favorite food sources. That’s why the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is treating him with a spray that they hope …

Acquisition Expands Massey Services Presence in Northeast Florida Market ORLANDO, Florida., July 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Massey Services, a leader in the pest control industry, today announced the acquisition of Peninsular Pest Control Service Inc. Peninsular Pest Control, also known as “Critter Gitter”, is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. The company provides residential and commercial pest …

Family-owned business jumps from 15th to 13th place on PCT magazine’s 100 Best Companies list, revenue up 36% from 2020 Logan, Utah, July 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Fox Pest Controla top provider of sanitation and pest prevention services, ranked #13 on Pest Control Technology (PCT) magazine’s list The 100 Best Pest Control Companies in 2022rewarding …

Inspire Investing LLC has acquired a new stake in Rollins, Inc. (NYSE: ROL – Get a rating) in the 1st trimester, Holdings Channel.com reports. The fund bought 10,232 shares of the business services provider, valued at around $359,000. A number of other institutional investors have also increased or reduced their stake in ROL. CWM LLC …

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INDIANAPOLIS— At her home in Rockford, Illinois, Rita Davisson said “one or two” mice she normally sees during the waning winter months “have turned into more than 10 or 15” over the past two years , and scientists say the warmer weather might have something to do with it. The 66-year-old said the influx prompted …

Roses are a treasured crop in the greenhouse and nursery industry and a consumer favorite year after year. The plant’s inherent flexibility makes it suitable for growing as cut flowers, patio decorations or for transplanting into the garden. Unfortunately, a myriad of insects and diseases are often waiting to spoil their elegance and beauty. However, …

Data Bridge Market Research analyzes that the pest control market projects a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.30% over the forecast period from 2022 to 2029. Pest control is a means used to manage and destroy different species. These products are used to kill insects such as ants, bedbugs, chicks and some other reptiles …