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Can you smell that smell? Because I can’t

This season stink bugs have been in full effect. They are everywhere. What is funny about the stinkbug is that even though they aren’t harmful, they certainly are menacing, sour-smelly pests, and people want to get rid of them. I recently sat with an Inside Sales Representative, Brian, at Ehrlich Rentokil, to learn how he [...]

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Avoid Foreign Pests While Traveling

I’m not going to say everyone hates creepy crawly things – entomologists exist after all – but at least most of us do. We tend to deal with these creepy crawlies because at least we know what kind of pests we might expect to find in our own backyard. Traveling abroad, however, opens up a [...]

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Would You Like Flies With That?

How do you feel about government promoting eating insects as a protein source and not mentioning that bugs are part of the processed animal protein in your burger? That’s what a research project funded by the European Commission is touting as an alternative protein source. Backed by 3 million euros, and launched last fall by [...]

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Learn To Know Your Enemy

Pest management professionals have a difficult job. They have to be able to find and identify hundreds of different pests and determine the best course of action for ridding their clients’ homes and businesses of the offenders. The species they have to deal with varies depending on where in the country they’re located. For instance, [...]

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Occasional Invaders, Not Space Invaders

When my American colleagues started talking to me about occasional invaders, I must confess that I had no idea at first what they meant by this phrase. It sounded a bit like a science-fiction term and so I was trying to keep up with the conversation whilst racking my brain as to how this could [...]

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