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2014-09-29 16:22:28

Arrow Exterminators Offers Tips to Keep Pests from Crashing Tailgates This Fall ATLANTA, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Football season is here and for many fans that means weekends filled with tailgating fun. While most tailgaters are prepared to deal with opposing fans wanting to crash the party, other pests aren't usually top of mind. Delicious food, snacks and desserts combined with warm weather attracts real pests like wasps, mosquitoes, flies and ants....

2014-08-26 12:22:49

Taking Simple Actions Can Help Stop Invasive Species WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) advises those who are planning to hike or camp this Labor Day to remember a few simple actions to help stop the spread of 15 invasive, Hungry Pests. These non-native insects, animals, plants and diseases devastate America's crops, trees and plants, and are mostly spread by humans. Because they don't have natural predators...

2014-08-12 23:06:00

Rodent Guys Pest Control is a top rated extermination company in Southern California specializing in rodents such as rats, gophers and squirrels. Rodent Guys' new office will support Big Bear Lake, Lake Arrowhead, Crestline and surrounding mountain community. Big Bear Lake, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Rodent Guys Pest Control announced today they have opened a new sales office in Big Bear Lake at 41304 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315. The new office will offer pest control...

2014-08-01 23:01:19

What happens when you have a determined mother battling to protect her child from the harmful effects of chemicals and allergens in her home? Learn more about Susan Fries a.k.a. "The Termite Lady." Mission Hills, CA (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Susan Fries a.k.a The Termite Lady has been around the pest control business for over thirty years. Inspired and motivated by her son who suffered from symptoms of chronic asthma, Sue Fries approached the pest management industry like only a...

2014-06-09 23:10:48

Elm Seed Bugs are new to the Boise area and the U.S., and can enter homes in alarming numbers. A few simple treatments can help residents keep their homes pest-free this summer. Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Barrier Lawn & Pest is providing four tips for Boise residents to help them get rid of Elm Seed Bugs this summer. This new invasive species can be a nuisance for Idaho home owners, and can be present in large numbers. However, taking the proper steps can eliminate these...

2014-06-03 23:00:48

Growing residential mosquito spraying franchise will showcase its turnkey franchise system for potential Southeastern U.S. franchisees. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Mosquito Shield Franchise Corporation will introduce its innovative mosquito and tick control franchise opportunity to prospective franchisees at Jacksonville’s two-day Franchise & Business Opportunities Expo to be held at Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center. The regional event, which offers prospective...

2014-05-27 23:00:32

Residential mosquito and tick control franchise offering proven results and turnkey operation will present at Charlotte expo. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Mosquito Shield Franchise Corporation will introduce its innovative mosquito and tick control franchise opportunity to prospective franchisees at the two-day Franchise and Business Opportunities Expo held at the Metrolina Tradeshow Expo in Charlotte, NC. The regional event, which offers prospective entrepreneurs a chance to meet...

2014-05-26 16:20:42

The Orkin Man predicts this season's top pest offenders MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 26, 2014 /CNW/ - While spring might mean warm weather and the arrival of the highly anticipated Canadian summer, for many it also marks the start of an annual battle with Mother Nature's most annoying pests. According to Orkin Canada's Pest Report of 1,010 Canadian homeowners, most Canadians surveyed are anticipating pests to be a problem this summer. In fact, the Pest Report found that many respondents...

2014-05-26 12:30:18

ESA Risk analysis finds savings for homeowners and local governments of excluding invasive pests like the emerald ash borer outweigh added cost to imported goods The emerald ash borer (Agrilus plantipenis), a recent insect immigrant to North America carried in with the wooden packing material of imported goods, is projected to cause over a billion dollars in damages annually over the next decade. International standards now require expensive fumigation or heat treatment of wood pallets...

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2014-05-21 10:23:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A large international team of researchers has announced the successful sequencing of the Nevada dampwood termite genome, according to a new study in Nature Communications. The study team said that not only is the genome crucial for understanding the social insect, it also provides information that could be used for more effective pest control. "The termite genome reveals many unique genetic targets that can be disrupted for better...


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