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Sniper Rat Control

Tweet If you think the rat problem in New York City is bad, it’s got nothing on Tehran, the capital city of Iran. In an effort to combat the city’s massive plague of mutant super rats, rats that are resistant to pesticides, the Tehran environmental agency has deployed ten teams of rifle equipped sharp shooters to take out the hard-to-kill rodents. Sniper Teams Assembled To Control Rats Pesticide resistant super rats, which have grown to be almost as big as the common house cat; have been running amuck throughout much of Europe and the Middle East. In order to better control these rats, the environmental agency of Tehran, Iran has… Read More

Friday Links Round Up of Pest Control News

Tweet Weekly Links For Pest Control News   What To Do If You Are Stung By A Wasp One of our biggest fears as pest control operators is being stung by a yellow jacket or wasp while on a service call. If such a thing happens, there are some steps that can be taken to help with any the affects. Be careful about possible allergic reactions. More… Hurricane Sandy And Its Aftermath Many Americans have been affected by hurricane Sandy, and the aftermath is leaving residents with pest and mold problems. More… Pest Control Tips for Checking Signs of Termite Damage Many houses are at risk of getting damaged by… Read More

We Will Never Forget

Sept 11 Memorial

Tweet   Tuesday, September 11th 2001 started off as any normal day for most of us in the world. We were eating our oatmeal, thinking about everything we had to get done for the day. We were taking our kids to school, and heading to our own jobs. A few of us were even waking up to greet a birthday or a wedding anniversary, but none of us had any idea it would be a day, and a date, etched on the memory of the world forever. Eleven years later, we all still remember that day. Most of us remember exactly where we were and what we were doing when… Read More

This Weeks Pest Control News

Tweet Fruit fly sex lives impact effectiveness of pest control strategies Scientists in Australia have been hard at work watching fruit flies mate to figure out how fly sex is affecting your food. During this process they are discovering more effective pest control strategies. For a great read, check out: http://nittygrittyscience.com/2012/09/06/fruit-fly-sex-lives-impact-effectiveness-of-pest-control-strategies/ Mosquitoes Plague the Northwest as West Nile Cases Increase Recent rains, warm weather, and high humidity have made mosquito control in the Northwest challenging. The number of foreclosed properties in the area, with their sometimes un-kept swimming pools and scattered backyard debris that’s collecting water, is making mosquito control more difficult. http://blog.pestcontrolceus.com/mosquitoes-plague-canyon-hills-neighborhood-as-west-nile-cases-increase/ New Kind of Ant Discovered in New York… Read More

Bed Bugs At UNL – What do bed bugs cost a University?

Tweet Recently the University of Nebraska-Lincoln underwent extensive investigation into its Bed Bug problem.  The University hired a K9 Inspection company to bring in the dogs to search 3,256 rooms and of those rooms they only found bed bugs in 197 rooms. Considering the major problems that we are having with Bed Bugs this number isn’t too bad and it’s encouraging to see that the university is doing what is necessary to keep this problem from becoming a nightmare to its students and staff. Although the numbers above are encouraging I’m sure the numbers associated with the cost are more discouraging to the universities bottom line especially when budget cuts… Read More