Pest Control News

  • Bird-X Sales Team Attends PestWorld 2016 in Seattle, WA

    During the third week of October, Bird-X account managers flocked to Seattle, Washington for PestWorld 2016; a four-day tradeshow put on by the National Pest Management Association (NPMA). PestWorld is an all-encompassing tradeshow, putting new information and products into the hands of everyone within the Pest Control community. PestWorld gives participants the opportunity to learn about ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • European Commission funds € 3 million project to eliminate rodenticide use

    The European Commission has decided to fund the laser fencing project against unwanted animals “LIFE Laser Fence”. Within the timespan of three years and a budget just over €3 million the aim is to eliminate rodenticide use, decrease crop losses by half and create awareness for the negative effects of chemicals and their impacts on the environment in Europe. The project is a ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • First varroa treatment approved for use in Australia

    Apiguard, the organically-approved varroa control treatment from Vita (Europe) Ltd, has just been approved for use in Australia. It is the first varroa control product to be approved by the Australian authorities. Based on thymol and delivered in a slow-release gel, Apiguard is extremely easy to use and very effective in controlling varroa populations. It is a proven worldwide success, has been ...


    By Vita Europe Limited

  • Wind Turbines Cause Rising Number of Bird and Bat Fatalities

    Wind power is one of the cleanest and safest methods of generating renewable energy. Due to the steady increase in price of nonrenewable sources, wind turbine use has increased 25% in the past decade.i While its growth has helped reduce carbon emissions and pollution, this green source of energy comes at a cost: these massive blades, slicing the air at close to 200 miles per hour, serve as ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • Bird-X Products “Show” Up at National Theatre of Costa Rica

    As a company that’s been in business for over 50 years, being a part of history has been the norm. But this time, Bird-X helped preserve history at the National Theatre of Costa Rica. In April, Fuera Aves PRO, part of the JAMUVI Group of companies, installed 300 meters of Bird-X’s bird shock track system, ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • Bed Bugs: More Than An Irritating Inconvenience

    Bed bug infestations can happen anywhere. Bird-X Inc., leading brand for humane pest control solutions worldwide, reviews a blog touching upon two recent bed bug cases. Bird-X’s blog released on February 24th, 2016 discusses the problems bed bugs cause for people ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • Bird Infestation Causes Problems for Food Facilities

    For food establishments, pest birds may affect the ability to comply with strict food safety guidelines. Bird-X Inc., provider of humane pest and bird control solutions worldwide, discusses a recent blog concerning the problems of bird infestation and ways to avoid it. ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • Britain’s ‘Super Rat’ Epidemic Continues to Grow in Number, Immunity, and Size

    Millions of super rats are predicted to populate Britain, as they are building immunity to over-the-counter rat poisons. Bird-X Inc., leading brand in humane pest control solutions, addresses a new blog clarifying the event. Bird-X’s recent blog published on February 1st, 2016, clarifies the two main factors that make up a ‘super rat’ – the ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • Emergency Plan Initiated by the U.S. Government to Contain a New Type of Bird Flu

    With the discovery of a new bird flu virus, farm and health officials are making great efforts to contain the disease before it spreads any further. Bird-X Inc., leader in bird control solutions worldwide, discusses a new blog referencing the situation. According to Bird-X’s recent blog published on January 20th, 2016, actions against bird flu are currently being taken. ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • EPA Recognizes City of Dallas and Partners for Collaborating to Fight Asthma Triggers

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized the City of Dallas and the Health and Wellness Alliance for Children for their collaboration to improve children’s health in the Dallas area. The groups are bringing together a variety of stakeholders to reduce environmental triggers for the 60,000 children in Dallas with asthma. “Protecting children’s health takes ...

  • Biodiversity slows spread of pesticide resistance

    The ability of organisms to adapt to toxic chemicals like pesticides is essential for their survival, but also an agricultural annoyance. This study shows that interactions between different species can delay the development of pesticide resistance and therefore suggests that biodiversity supports effective pest management. When pest species are exposed to toxic chemicals, like pesticides, they ...

  • Free Healthy Homes Workshop April 14 - 15 in Dover, Del.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Delaware’s Health and Social Services – Division of Public Health’s Office of Healthy Environments, and the American Lung Association of Delaware are sponsoring a two-day workshop, Essentials for Healthy Homes Practitioners Course, for public health and housing practitioners who assess homes, or treat people with housing-related ...

  • Border Security: EPA’s increased FIFRA import enforcement initiative

    Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C) is pleased to host a complimentary webinar on recent compliance and enforcement issues regarding the importation of pesticides under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) 2014 revisions to its Notice of Arrival (NOA) form (EPA Form 3540-1), coupled with EPA's increasing scrutiny of ...


    By Acta Group

  • Antimicrobial Pesticides Discussed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses the different types of antimicrobial pesticides.     According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), antimicrobial pesticides are substances or mixtures of substances used to destroy or ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Factors affecting farmers’ adoption of Integrated Pest Management

    Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a sustainable approach to reduce pesticide use and risks of adverse effects on human health and the environment. However, its adoption by European farmers cannot be based only on mandatory regulation by the European Union, a new study suggests. The research identified four key factors driving IPM adoption; including market forces, policy instruments and ...

  • EPA's Supplemental Distribution Enforcement Actions Are Buzzing: How to Avoid Getting Stung

    Wednesday, July 23, 2014 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (EDT) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has made good on its intent to focus enforcement efforts on Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) supplemental distribution, resulting in several settlements with significant penalty assessments. The Acta Group's affiliate, ...


    By Acta Group

  • Pest Management for Sustainable Season Extension

    Having trouble with pests in your greenhouses and high tunnels? Interested in learning more about using biological control to manage them? Read SARE's new fact sheet, Sustainable Pest Management in Greenhouses and High Tunnels, to learn how beneficial insects can protect crops in ...

  • EPA’s Supplemental Distribution Enforcement Actions Are Buzzing: How to Avoid Getting Stung

    Wednesday, July 23, 2014 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (EDT) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has made good on its intent to focus enforcement efforts on Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) supplemental distribution, resulting in several settlements with significant penalty assessments. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C) recently issued a ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Asthma Awareness Month 2014: NIH Continues its Commitment to Asthma Research

    May is Asthma Awareness Month, and the National Institutes of Health emphasizes the scientific progress being made in asthma research, from basic science, such as how lung cells work, to clinical trials on current and future treatments for the disease. NIH-led research includes studies of environmental factors, how the body’s own defense system plays a role, and the microbiome — all ...

  • Asthma Awareness Month Resources

    Asthma is a serious, sometimes life-threatening respiratory disease that affects the quality of life for millions of Americans. Although there is no cure for asthma yet, asthma can be controlled through medical treatment and management of environmental triggers. May is Asthma Awareness Month. This is part of EPA’s ongoing effort to increase public awareness of the asthma epidemic and ...

Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you