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Winter Weather and IPM

Winter Weather and IPM Winter weather is the perfect time to promote your IPM program! At this time of the year, people understand the concept better; the draft under the door, the leaky window or cold burst of air coming from the garage door. All are areas that could allow insects or rodents to enter [...]

By | 2012-01-09T21:48:57+00:00 January 9th, 2012|Training|Comments Off on Winter Weather and IPM

Bait Station Anchoring

Bait Station Anchoring Recently I was at a restaurant and found a bait station exposed out in the open and I was a bit disappointed. I put it back in its place next to the building and called the company; not to berate them but to remind them that cable anchors would have a been [...]

By | 2011-12-05T17:03:49+00:00 December 5th, 2011|Bait Stations|Comments Off on Bait Station Anchoring

A Simple Change for Pest Control Professionals

“Change is inevitable” as the quote goes, but in the Pest Control industry adapting to the changes that are caused by new laws and label changes seems to be a slower process for some. Examples of recent changes: the limitations and required documentation to use Fumitoxin (and its 100 ft. rule) and the Risk Mitigation [...]

By | 2011-11-01T16:12:35+00:00 November 1st, 2011|Regulations|Comments Off on A Simple Change for Pest Control Professionals

Rodent Control Tidbits

Posted on October 10, 2011 by azppo Rodent Control Tidbits In sports and in the workplace we need to know something about the competition to gain the edge. The same is true for rodent control. The more we know, the better we are at solving problems for our customers–whether it’s a large commercial facility or [...]

By | 2011-10-24T20:27:43+00:00 October 24th, 2011|Bait Stations|Comments Off on Rodent Control Tidbits

Bird Control Tips

J.T. Eaton & Co.: Bird Control Tips 1 Aug, 2011 By: James Rodriguez, J.T. Eaton & Co., Inc. *Published in PMP Buzz Online eNewsletter*  Bird repellents have been a longtime staple in the pest control industry. They’ve contributed to many success stories — and just as many failures due to misapplications. The goals of bird [...]

By | 2011-09-07T16:50:21+00:00 September 7th, 2011|Training|Comments Off on Bird Control Tips

Send your techs back to School!

The amount of training that’s available is incredible! Give a homework assignment to your techs for fun, prizes or just to improve their knowledge. It’s a great investment and gives them a better understanding of the importance of their job in society. Refreshing them with some of the basics of equipment, entomology, exclusion techniques, pesticide [...]

By | 2011-07-25T20:05:54+00:00 July 25th, 2011|Training|Comments Off on Send your techs back to School!

Keeping Your Customers Safe

Keeping your customers safe As pest control professionals, we climb into crawl spaces, roam around in basements full of spiders--and at times--attics and garages filled with rodent droppings. I’m thankful that we’re required to be trained for these situations and that we have access to the proper protective gear; however what about our customers? Are [...]

By | 2011-06-14T15:15:31+00:00 June 14th, 2011|Training|Comments Off on Keeping Your Customers Safe

EPA 50 Foot Rule

With Risk Mitigation protocol descending upon us, changing our baiting application to less than 50 feet away from the structure will be the “new” baiting procedure. Having an action plan in place to begin the conversion, and being aware of the various trapping stations, can save you money and may fit into your current program [...]

By | 2011-05-20T20:06:59+00:00 May 20th, 2011|Regulations|Comments Off on EPA 50 Foot Rule

EPA RMD Update

By now, most of us are familiar with the EPA’s Risk Mitigation Decision that was released in 2008. This post is to remind everyone that the deadline for bait changes is June 4. Before reminding everyone what that means, here is a recap of what the RMD entails for professionals and consumers. (This information is [...]

By | 2011-05-20T20:00:23+00:00 May 20th, 2011|Regulations|Comments Off on EPA RMD Update

Rodent Bait Station Safety: Soil

Rodent Bait Station Safety: Soil By James Rodriguez • Territory Manager, J.T. Eaton & Co., Inc. You wouldn't leave a bottle of pesticide on someone's porch, right? Not securing your bait stations appropriately for their environment is doing just that: It's the equivalent of leaving a pesticide where someone or something other than a rodent [...]

By | 2011-04-20T14:00:54+00:00 April 20th, 2011|Bait Stations|Comments Off on Rodent Bait Station Safety: Soil