Pest professionals should always follow the official Federal and respective State Government advice regarding COVID-19. The following article provides pest managers with the latest information, points to consider and links to gain further information.
The team at Podium share helpful insights on how to start effectively communicating with your customers using text messaging. Seven ways to start texting your customers today Is your business ready to start texting with your prospects and customers? If so, you’re on the right track – 90% of consumers prefer texting to…
With over 800 species in Australia alone, these insects are often found inside houses and are a favourite with children. Would you be able to identify a click beetle?
With almost 400 species in Australia, these bugs are best known for their shape and noxious chemical defences. Would you be able to recognise a stink bug? Green vegetable bug (Nezara viridula) shown above.
Dr Ben Hoffman, Principle Research Scientist with CSIRO, has been at the forefront of invasive ant programs for many years. Here he provides a summary of the current status of four active control programs tackling red important fire ants, browsing ant, electric ant and yellow crazy ant.
Summer is peak flea season – with the warmer temperatures and increased humidity a flea infestation can get quickly out of control. It has long been best practice to incorporate an insect growth regulator with adulticide in any flea treatment. However, new understanding on how Sumilarv impacts the various life stages provides pest managers with…
Suspend Flexx from Bayer is the innovative multi-purpose insecticide with unique carrier technology, which provides for high performance even on tough porous surfaces and flexible application rates. Having been on the market for just over a year, it’s worth recapping some of its unique properties and the benefits pest managers are seeing.
The Pest Ant Quick Guide is a one page summary showing photographs of the key pest ants, providing information on nest structure, number of queens, food preferences and recommended control strategies.
Cunning hunters with bulging eyes, a venomous beak, and a hunger for the flesh and fluids of other insects – and sometimes human blood. Would you be able to identify an Assassin Bug? Red tiger assassin bug (Havinthus rufovarius) shown above.
The organic/naturals trend continues in many areas of society. So what’s happening in the pest control market?