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2011-03-07 07:30:00

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CleanBrands, a trusted leader in mattress, box spring and pillow protection, has teamed up with national pest control leader Orkin to take bed bug protection for homeowners to the next level. CleanBrands uses CleanRest covers featuring MicronOne fabric to protect millions of homeowners and consumers from allergens, dust mites, mold spores and bed bugs while they sleep. Beginning in spring 2011 at select retailers, every consumer purchase...

2011-03-04 00:00:29

ISOTECH Pest Management, Inc., a provider commercial, municipal and residential pest control and extermination services, is now ramping up its heat treatment offering with state of the art equipment and training, as well as continuing in its quest to develop industry best practices for use of Heat Treatment to kill pests. Brea, CA (PRWEB) March 3, 2011 ISOTECH Pest Management, Inc., a provider commercial, municipal and residential pest control and extermination services, is now ramping up...

2011-02-24 00:00:44

Richard Stevenson Jr., co-president of Maine-based Modern Pest Services, will head to Washington D.C. next month to meet with his fellow members of the National Pest Control Management Association's Blue Ribbon Bed Bug Task Force. Brunswick, ME (Vocus/PRWEB) February 23, 2011 Richard Stevenson Jr., co-president of Maine-based Modern Pest Services, will head to Washington D.C. next month to meet with his fellow members of the National Pest Control Management Association's Blue Ribbon Bed Bug...

2011-02-09 00:01:21

Nearly two dozen innovators in the field of weed science were honored during the society's annual meeting, including three who received prestigious Fellow awards. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) February 8, 2011 This week during its 51st annual meeting in Portland, Oregon, the Weed Science Society of America(WSSA) honored nearly two dozen individuals from academia, government and private industry for their outstanding contributions to the field of weed science. "These are true innovators who are...

2011-02-05 00:00:41

USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture has restored weed management as an important priority within its competitive grants program for plant health and crop production. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) February 4, 2011 Today the Weed Science Society of America applauded a decision by the USDA to fund vital research involving the management of weeds and invasive plants. USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has budgeted $23 million for competitive grants during 2011 in...

2011-02-02 19:00:43

Fifteen members of the Entomological Society of America (ESA) gave presentations at the "Second Annual National Bed Bug Summit: Advancing Towards Solutions to the Bed Bug Problem," held by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Washington, DC, February 2, 2011. The meeting focused on what is being done to combat bed bugs, the importance of educating consumers, improvements in prevention and control techniques, controlling bed bugs in schools and public housing, and on the state of...

2010-12-29 13:59:02

Study evaluates aesthetic, economic impacts, finds organic alternative effective Traditional turfgrass management programs rely heavily on the use of synthetic pesticides and fertilizers. In response to increased public scrutiny and legislation, organic and biological alternatives are becoming more accepted, but research indicates that these alternatives have not been widely adopted by either homeowners or the lawn care industry. Results of a new study that compared common but disparate...

2010-12-15 00:00:40

Sponsoring Educational Workshops and Providing Information on Controlling Bed Bugs Northbrook, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) December 14, 2010 USBedBugs.com, the leading provider of pesticide-free bed bug prevention and protection products, is proud to sponsor Safer Pest Control Project as an IPM Hero in its mission to stop bed bugs in their tracks by using integrated pest management. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a proven method of pest control that emphasizes simple, inexpensive prevention...

2010-10-04 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- With temperatures dropping, we aren't the only ones looking forward to a cozy bed at the end of the day; pests and rodents are also on the prowl for a place to call home. During National Inspect and Protect Week, RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment) © will give homeowners the tools they need to prevent pests from finding a home in and around their own this fall and winter season. Dedicated to raising awareness of the...

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2010-09-28 05:25:00

Bed bugs aren't the only pest invading mid-Atlantic states this year: stink bugs are now posing a serious problem, causing damage to fruit and vegetable crops that has reached critical levels, the New York Times reported on Sunday. Although they don't bite, the brown marmorated stink bugs (Halyomorpha halys) are a hassle for homeowners "” particularly if they are stepped upon, causing the emission of a strong skunk-like odor. However, stink bugs pose no known health dangers, and even...