Using select traits from native and wild plants, Texas A&M AgriLife researchers combine expertise in corn breeding and entomology to tackle some of the major problems in corn production in the United States. The two-year project, funded by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Competitive Grants Program for Crop Protection and Pest Management of …

Aug. 11 – MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Key EPA officials will visit South Georgia cotton farms Aug. 15-17 to hear first-hand how growers are tackling weeds and other control issues. cotton pests that threaten their viability. The National Cotton Council is coordinating farm tours as part of the Cotton Foundation’s 2022 educational outreach program, according to …

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Key EPA officials will visit South Georgia cotton farms Aug. 15-17 to hear first-hand how growers are tackling weeds and other threatening cotton pest management challenges their viability. The National Cotton Council is coordinating farm tours as part of the Cotton Foundation’s 2022 educational outreach program, according to an NCC press release. …

What: Webinar on using pressurized products to protect against pests When: August 17, 2-3 p.m. (EST) Description: sing Pressure Products to Protect Against Pests Pressure products have been invaluable tools for PMPs for over 60 years and can be used for almost any pest, in any location and in any situation. They offer ease of …

I love every part of my house, but my favorite place by far is my covered outdoor patio. As soon as the weather permits, I am the first to leave and the last to return. I love the fresh air, the view, and knowing which neighbors come and go. I like to hear the birds …

Navel Orangeworm. Photo: USDA Navel orangeworm (NOW) is one of the important pests that attract the attention of nut growers throughout the season. Although the economic damage may not be significant each year, the unpredictability associated with this pest makes it difficult for growers and PCAs to relax some of their pest management practices. Current …

Envestnet Asset Management Inc. reduced its stake in FMC Co. (New York Stock Exchange: FMC – Get a rating) by 48.9% in the first quarter, according to its latest filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The company held 99,204 shares of the basic materials company after selling 94,848 shares during the quarter. Envestnet Asset …

In cooperation with IAEA and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (CAM), scientists were able to use a nuclear-based Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) developed by the UN to eradicate the Mediterranean fruit fly, more commonly known as the fruit fly. Threatening farmers’ livelihoods The Colima outbreak, detected in April 2021 in the …

In cooperation with IAEA and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (CAM), scientists were able to use a nuclear-based Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) developed by the UN to eradicate the Mediterranean fruit fly, more commonly known as the fruit fly. Threatening farmers’ livelihoods The Colima outbreak, detected in April 2021 in the …

Through their work this summer in the College’s community gardens and student farm, Albion students from the Center for Sustainability and the Environment are developing flexible tools for professional and personal success. August 4, 2022 Installing the deer fence in the Albion Community Gardens (left to right): Professor Trisha Franzen; Sheridan Leinbach, ’24; Justin Loukotka, …

When Neil Baker’s wife Michelle looked out the kitchen window at breakfast earlier this year, she spotted something unusual towards the riverside apartments on the family farm in northern New South Wales. Not quite able to make out what it was, she took out a pair of binoculars to get a closer look. What she …

Insects like biting flies and cockroaches are not likely to spread the COVID-19 agent to humans, according to a recently published paper by Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists. Experts and public health officials now know much more about the spread of COVID-19, but concerns remain about how the virus spreads indirectly from human to human …

LOWELL — A resident of the Highlands neighborhood was so fed up with the rodent problem in her yard that she allegedly grabbed and bagged three of them to be picked up by the town’s animal control officer . Rats are a problem normally associated with downtown areas, but Councilwoman Rita Mercier said the pests …

The 31-year-old faces three counts of burglary at occupied accommodation and three counts of fraud. BRADENTON, Fla. — A man accused of impersonating a pest control officer to rob elderly residents of apartment buildings now faces charges in connection with three different burglaries, the Bradenton Police Department reports. Sean Frank, 31, of Pompano Beach, has …

Arizona State Retirement System has lifted its stake in Rollins, Inc. (NYSE: ROL – Get a rating) by 2.2% during the 1st quarter, according to its last filing with the SEC. The institutional investor held 61,635 shares of the business services provider after acquiring an additional 1,345 shares during the period. The Arizona State Retirement …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

A new market study from Marketreports.info, the Global Pest Control Market Inspect, is expected to experience tremendous growth in the coming years. Analysts also analyzed ongoing trends in Inspect pest control and growth opportunities in industries. These shareholders include the following manufacturers of outdoor advertising: Bayer, Adama, Rollins, FMC, Ecolab, Arrow Exterminators, BASF, Ensystex, Terminix, …

The biologics market for crop protection products has seen healthy global growth in recent years, but in Europe frustration persists with significant regulatory hurdles to successful product approval. Sixty years after Rachel Carson wrote her seminal work silent springhowever, there is optimism that there is finally a sea change in the deployment of more …

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — At her home in Rockford, Ill., 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 …

Secret Agent Pest Control & Wildlife Removal is a leading pest control company based in New York. In a recent article, the agency shared the reasons for hiring a professional pest control company. New York City-2022- Secret Agent Pest Control & Wildlife Removal, a leading pest control company, outlined the reasons for hiring a North …

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — At her home in Rockford, Ill., 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 …

“It’s more than just background noise. It’s very, very loud. It’s like being in a warehouse or some kind of industrial plant.” CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — A South Charlotte woman said she was forced to live in her one-bedroom apartment with mold, leaking pipes and booming industrial-size dehumidifiers despite attempts repeated to resolve issues with …

ARLINGTON, Ore. (AP) — Driving down a windy canyon road through northern Oregon pastures, Jordan Maley and April Aamodt are on the lookout for Mormon crickets, giant insects that can ravage crops. “There’s one right there,” Aamodt said. They are not difficult to spot. The insects, which can grow to over 2 inches (5 centimeters), …

Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd acquired a new position in Rollins, Inc. (NYSE: ROL – Get a rating) in the first quarter, according to the company in its latest SEC filing. The fund bought 7,889 shares of the business service provider, valued at around $277,000. Other institutional investors have also recently changed their positions in …

(L) FAW larvae feeding on maize. (R) The damage creates a windowing effect, similar to a hailstorm, as seen in the monocrop plot, compared to the healthy crop in the push-pull plot. (Photos: icipe) A new study uncovers the mechanisms by which icipe’s push-pull technology conquers the Fall Armyworm, currently one of Africa’s most devastating …

Daniel DePoli Liphatech has announced Daniel De Poli as its new Commercial Director for Latin America. De Poli will be responsible for expanding sales and marketing of Liphatech’s full line of rodenticides and bait stations in the Caribbean, Central and South America. “I look forward to strengthening and growing Liphatech’s business relationships with our channel …

IMAGE: 2022 JOINT ANNUAL MEETING Registrations are open for the 2022 edition Entomological Society of America (ESA), Entomological Society of Canada (ESC) and Entomological Society of British Columbia (ESBC) Joint annual meetingtaking place November 13-16 in Vancouver, British Columbia. The theme of the joint annual meeting is “Entomology as a source of inspiration: the insect …

A new study published in the journal CABI Agriculture and Bioscience highlights that pests, diseases and drought are the main challenges in the production of pumpkins and watermelons in Uganda. A series of recommendations are presented to help the country’s pumpkin and watermelon growers increase yields to improve their livelihoods and food security. The study …

If you have plants, you might get aphids at some point. They are one of the most common pests in gardens, and even though they are tiny, they can do a lot of damage to your plants. To keep your garden growing, here’s everything you need to know about these pesky little critters and how …

Picture this: you’ve planted milkweed, lemon balm, or California lilac, and you’re thrilled to see bees and butterflies fluttering through your garden. You feel good about feeding pollinators and love the life these plants attract to your garden. As you walk past your beds to check your tomatoes, you notice that they are covered in …

Funding to support new plant pest developments. Today is This Land of Ours. The oriental fruit fly (Bactrocera dorsalis) is a destructive agricultural pest in many parts of the world. It is a tropical species widespread in much of the continent of South Asia, neighboring islands and in Africa. The oriental fruit fly was first …

There “Urban Pest Control Market » the research examines the market estimates and forecasts in great detail. It also facilitates the execution of these results by demonstrating tangible benefits to stakeholders and business leaders. each company must anticipate the use of its product in the longer term. Given this level of uncertainty caused by the …

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! “Love is in the air” if you happen to live in a town infested with rats. After states like California restricted poisonous rodenticides, some cities are beginning to use a more humane way to control the rat population with birth control called ContraPest, the only state-approved fertility …

Nick Anderson, left, of Anderson Wildlife Solutions, and Gerrod Walker, owner of When Nature Calls Pest Control, released a statement on the recent acquisition. PHOTO: WHEN NATURE CALLS FOR PEST CONTROL Anderson Wildlife Solutionsbased in Monument, Colorado, acquired the Rockford, Illinois-based company When Nature Calls Pest Controlin the offices of Colorado. Gerrod Walker, owner of …

A Teesside housing company which has ended a free pest control feature for its tenants is facing growing criticism over the services it provides amid claims that staff morale is at ‘highest’ down “. The Local Democracy Reporting Service (LDRS) understands that Beyond Housing is considering contracting out some internal services such as grounds maintenance, …

NEW YORK – On May 26, New York City Councilman Eric Bottcher, who lives in the city’s Chelsea neighborhood and sees the city’s rat problems firsthand, introduced a bill requiring applicants for certain building permits to confirm that they have employed a pest control professional for their projects. Bottcher told the New York Daily News, …

© Pixel-Shot | Adobe Stock Editor’s Note: The following article was originally published in PCT’s Targeting Bed Bugs e-newsletter, which was sponsored by MGK. While an empty apartment may seem easy for bed bugs to deal with, it can sometimes be difficult to find the root cause of the problem, say some PMPs. Also, vacant …

In May, the British Columbia Ministry of Environment and Climate Change announced proposed changes that will restrict the use of second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides (SGARs). He’s accepting public comment on these changes until Sunday, June 19 at 11:59 p.m. PT on his website. The latest regulatory changes are expected will enter into force at the beginning …

As restaurants, travel, schools and workplaces return to business as usual and pandemic restrictions ease, pest control professionals are seeing an increased need for bed bug control. “Our bedbug calls are on the rise,” says Con Murphy, owner of Cranbrook Pest Control, which serves the Kootenay region of British Columbia. Even work in hotels and …

Randy Hobbs Bird Fence America Head Office has announced that veteran pest control professional (PMP) Randy Hobbs will be the new bird control specialist for the Canadian market. Hobbs will focus exclusively on bird opportunities. His role will be to support current clients in Canada and will also focus on new bird project opportunities. Hobbs …

A restaurant in HEREFORDSHIRE has been told it needs to improve during its latest food hygiene inspection. It is among the last companies noted by county inspectors. All businesses handling food in the county are regularly checked by local authority food hygiene inspectors. Companies are scored out of five, with five being the highest score …

The William Blair/PCO M&A Specialists Pest Index is a proprietary index of the monthly sales of 140 different US pest control companies in 30 states. For April 2022, the U.S. Total Pest Index increased 10.7% year-over-year. This shows a continuous deceleration from March to February. This index includes recurring and non-recurring income for residential pests, …