Archive for May, 2012

Exploring America’s #1 Nuisance Pest

May 31, 2012By

Exploring America’s #1 Nuisance Pest Ant Infestations are on the Rise, National Pest Management Association Survey Reveals “Exploring America’s #1 Nuisance Pest,” conducted by the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) and Dr. Laurel Hansen of Spokane Falls Community College and Washington State University, has found that ant infestations are on the rise across the country. […]

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The beauty of pollination

May 30, 2012By 0 Comments

The beauty of pollination

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Monster Bug Wars- Scorpion vs. Centipede

May 28, 2012By 0 Comments

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History of Bed Bugs

May 24, 2012By 0 Comments

History of Bed Bugs Bed bugs probably received their common name from their habit of feeding on humans while they sleep in their beds. Bed bugs have also been called “red coates,” “mahogany flats,” and “wall-lice.” Bed bugs have been a household pest issue for more than 3,300 years, dating back to ancient Egypt. They […]

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Avoid Bed Bugs This Memorial Day with Tips from NPMA

May 23, 2012By 0 Comments

Avoid Bed Bugs This Memorial Day with Tips from NPMA FAIRFAX, Va., May 22, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — As the AAA predicts an increase in travelers this Memorial Day holiday and people hit the road for vacation destinations around the country, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) reminds those travelers to stay vigilant and keep […]

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Monster ‘Fleas’ Put the Bite on Dinosaurs

May 22, 2012By 0 Comments

Monster ‘Fleas’ Put the Bite on Dinosaurs Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor Paleo-pests about 10 times bigger than today’s fleas may have sneaked up on a huge dinosaur, crawled onto its soft underbelly and taken a bite, likely a painful one, say researchers who have discovered fossils of the flealike organisms. “It would have felt […]

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Microgravity Mice

May 21, 2012By 0 Comments

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Pest Management in Commercial Facilities FAQ’S

May 18, 2012By 0 Comments

Pest Management in Commercial Facilities FAQ’S What are the most common pests that commercial food facilities encounter? Pests are attracted to sources of food, water and shelter – three things that restaurants and commercial food facilities provide in spades. Without taking proper preventative steps, restaurants and food service facilities could see populations of rodents, flies, […]

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Cockroaches Linked to Increased Asthma and Allergy Attacks

May 16, 2012By 0 Comments

Cockroaches Linked to Increased Asthma and Allergy Attacks National Pest Management Association reminds families of health risks associated with cockroach infestations FAIRFAX, Va., May 14, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — In recognition of National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, celebrated in May, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is reminding people that cockroaches can trigger asthma […]

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NATIONAL PEST MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION REPORTS RESURGENCE IN BEDBUG INFESTATIONS

May 15, 2012By 0 Comments

NATIONAL PEST MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION REPORTS RESURGENCE IN BEDBUG INFESTATIONS According to the National Pest Management Association, pest control companies are reporting a significant increase in the number of calls regarding bedbug infestations. Renowned hitchhikers, bedbugs catch rides in luggage, shoes, pant hems and any other mobile material.  Although there is no way to determine the […]

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