08/04/2017Effective mosquito management for PCOs in California
It goes without saying that California experienced wetter than usual weather this past winter. Combined with the potential for mosquito-borne diseases like the Zika and West Nile viruses, many California residents are wondering if they need to take additional steps to protect themselves from the increasing threat of mosquitoes. Read more »
06/23/2017Get extra leverage by incorporating an insect growth regulator
My initial reaction when insect growth regulators (IGRs) first appeared in urban pest management was, "why bother? Just knock out the entire population with a conventional insecticide." Then results started coming in from the pest management professionals: using IGRs along with conventional residual insecticides gave better control and fewer callbacks. Success brings attention, and today most of us understand the importance of IGRs as a critical tool in solving many arthropod situations. Read more »
06/23/2017Control ticks, fleas and mosquitoes with the proven protection of SecureChoice
With more than 30,000 cases reported every year, the number of people with Lyme disease has tripled over the past two decades.1 Recently, there have been cases of rarer tick-borne diseases like the Powassan virus, a potentially deadly disease that can be transferred by a tick in as little as 15 minutes.2 Read more »
06/23/2017Why should your business invest in a tick and flea service?
The past year has produced a flurry of national attention on the dangers of tick- and flea-borne diseases. While Lyme disease and, most recently, the Powassan virus grab most of the headlines, other tick-borne diseases include babesiosis, ehrlichiosis, relapsing fever and Rickettsial infections like Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Read more »