A New Discovery of Rare â€˜Headless’ Ladybug It is said that if a ladybug lands on you it is a sign of good luck. This old myth proved to be accurate when a Montana State University student discovered a new species of ladybug that appeared to be headless. Ross Winton made the discovery in aRead More
The Culture of the Negotiated Pest Control Transactions Here’s a great blog for us pest control operators that explores the art of negotiating prices among different cultures, and how American’s are catching on. There’s a great take home lesson at the end on setting prices while still being able to negotiate with potential and existing customers.Read More
Pest Control Held to New Standards New legislation has been passed in Annapolis, MD banning toxic pesticides within 25 feet of schools, daycares, government buildings, and waterways. Starting July 1, 2013 pesticides will only be used in emergency infestations. This new legislation is following the same pest control approach of other cities like nearby Washington,Read More
Spring bugs are jumping, even in Canada, today’s blog post is from Environmental Pest Control out of Toronto Canada. What pests are moving in Toronto this spring, try the carpenter ant and bed bug.
While a number of venomous animals paralyze prey as live food for their young, the Emerald Cockroach wasp is slightly different, in that it initially leaves it’s cockroach victim mobile; and modifies it’s victim’s behavior in a very unique way. As early as the 1940s, female Emerald Cockroach wasps have been used as natural exterminators,Read More
Researchers say that a chemical found on the golden orb web spider silk, has proven to be extremely effective at keeping invading ants at bay, and could one day make a very useful natural ant control agent. Golden orb web spiders are a common species of spider, discovered all around the world, especially in tropicalRead More
A number of of so-called â€œbio-controlsâ€ have been released in Florida in the last few years, to help in the fight against damaging invasive plants and pest control problems. The newest insect control plan recommended by scientists, is to release squadrons of genetically modified male mosquitoes into an area of Key West FL, that isRead More
How unoriginal? Blah, blah, blah… who really cares? Like I can’t go get my own crazy eight ball. Anyways… Here is what you can expect from the bug world in 2011…
Bulwark Exterminating denies all reports of organic pest control methods that they could be testing that might cause such an occurrence. “Bulwark will make no formal statements on the the 311 degree high in Phoenix reported by ABC, even if it were beneficial for pest control the evidence that would suggest our involvement is circumstantial at best.”
Electronic Pest Control devices may be a good idea and have really good intentions, but its similar to a grandson putting fruit in a cookie tin for Santa,… its just fruitless. Federal Trade Commission put out a warning to consumers against electronic pest control devices claims to control insects.