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Pest Control Legislative Day 2013 Highlights

Every year, pest control professionals ascend on our nation’s capital to raise awareness with their legislators about important issues impacting the pest control industry. National Pest Management Association (NMPA) Legislative Day 2013, in Washington DC, offered pest control professionals the opportunity to build stronger relationships with a new-look Congress. NMPA Legislative Day 2013 In Washington … Read More

Stink Bug Population Up 60% This Fall Season

A Stink Bug Invasion As sure as the leaves change a vibrant red, orange, and yellow each fall, stink bugs make their way inside homes to escape the cooling weather. According to Michael Ruapp, entomology professor at the University of Maryland, 60 percent more of these stinky invaders will be flooding our homes this fall.… Read More

A $1 Million Commitment To Pest Control

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A Commitment To Pest Control The University of Illinois in Champaign, along with its researches and scientists, are now supporting pest control efforts worldwide thanks to a very generous donation from a former alum. Roy Barker, a former graduate student at the University of Illinois, donated just over $1 million to establish an endowed faculty… Read More

Kudzu Bugs Hurting American Soybean Farmers

If you live in the Southeast United States, you’ve likely become acquainted with the relatively new invading kudzu bug, which was brought here from Asia in 2009. Homeowners say they can’t seem to get rid of these bothersome insects, which can frequently be found on their homes and cars during the fall and spring months.… Read More

Halloween, Celebrating the Good Bat.

The Bat is a Fellow Bug Exterminator As a general rule, bats are not very popular with people, regardless of any benefits the pest management experts say they provide. Too often, bats are perceived by the general public, as dangerous, ugly and frightening. But, what most people are not aware of, is that those “hideous”… Read More