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2011-09-08 20:37:26

A new, open-access article (DOI: 10.1603/IPM11003) in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management describes the background, usage, and value of the Legume Integrated Pest Management Pest Information Platform for Extension and Education (ipmPIPE). The goal of the Legume ipmPIPE is to identify causes of losses (yield, quality, economic) in legumes and assist producers in minimizing those losses by implementing integrated pest management of pathogens and insect pests. Legume ipmPIPE leverages a...

2011-09-08 20:03:23

A new, open-access article (DOI: 10.1603/IPM11001) in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management describes the origin, function, successes, limitations, and future of the Soybean Rust Pest Information Platform for Extension and Education (PIPE). Soybean rust (SBR), a potentially devastating disease of soybean caused by the fungus Phakospora pachyrhizi Sydow, was first detected in the continental United States in the fall of 2004. Beginning in 2005, the SBR-Pest Information Platform for...

2011-07-01 00:17:45

If It's Summer, It's Time for Carpenter Ants. July is the month of peak activity for carpenter ants. These ants are known to forage up to 100 yards, establishing colonies inside your home. Carpenter ants seek out moist, decaying wood to establish and expand their nest. Homeowners can take proactive steps to remove the likelihood of an infestation. But if there is an infestation,contact contact a pest control professional immediately. Otherwise, the colony will continue to expand and...

2011-05-07 00:00:03

Modern® Pest Services is pleased to announce that it has a new four-legged warrior in its fight against bed bugs, Sherlock, its first bed bug detection dog. Brunswick, Maine (PRWEB) May 06, 2011 Modern® Pest Services is pleased to announce that it has a new four-legged warrior in its fight against bed bugs, Sherlock, its first bed bug detection dog. The addition of the dog takes the company's bed bug program to a new level and is part of the ongoing expansion of that program in...

2011-05-04 00:00:02

Assured Environments will be hosting a Property Management Symposium, this Wednesday, May 4th. The free symposium will be held at the Harmonie Club on 60th Street in Manhattan and there is still time to register. The purpose of the event is to educate attendees - property managers, board members, property management companies, and hotels with tenants - about the latest issues in pest management. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 Assured Environments, the largest professional pest control...

2011-04-26 00:00:26

In recognition of its expertise and leadership in the pest management field, Assured Environments has been asked to participate in a number of exciting activities to educate others about its approach to pest control, demonstrating its expertise and leadership in the pest control field. Assured Environments is both flattered and proud to receive the attention of leading companies in the United States and overseas. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 25, 2011 In recognition of its expertise and...

2011-04-01 10:00:00

Applications will be accepted through April 22, 2011 DAVIS, Calif., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California is offering assistance to California farmers to combat the European Grapevine Moth (EGVM). In this second year of the program, NRCS is offering Integrated Pest Management (IPM) tools to prevent isolated pest finds from becoming a widespread infestation. Eligible farmers are those located within 500 meters of a...

2011-03-22 07:00:00

DAVIS, Calif., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI), a leader in natural product innovation for pest management, announces the signing of a major Distribution Agreement with Syngenta Crop Protection AG, the global leader in crop protection. Syngenta will exclusively distribute MBI's award winning biofungicide Regalia in specialty crop markets throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Regalia will complement Syngenta's comprehensive fungicide portfolio,...

2011-03-17 19:56:02

A novel way of bringing sustainable, pesticide-free processes to protect stored rice and other crops from insects and fungi can drastically cut losses of stored crops and help increase food security for up to 3 billion daily rice consumers. In 2006, Maria Otilia Carvalho, a researcher from the Tropical Research Institute of Portugal had an ambitious goal: to cut the huge losses of rice "“ a staple food crop for half of humanity "“ due to pests, without using toxic pesticides that...

2011-03-16 15:32:00

ATLANTA, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins Inc., a nationwide consumer services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today that the company, through its wholly owned subsidiary Orkin, has established a new international franchise in Shanghai, China. This franchise is Orkin's first in China. "The commercial growth that China continues to experience both nationally and through the establishment of operations by numerous foreign companies provides us with a tremendous opportunity to...