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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...

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...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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