Archive for November, 2010

Dr. Bill Robinson was one of our esteemed speakers at the New York Pest Expo 2010 this past November. His presentation was titled The Economics of Application Equipment: Consider how insecticide is delivered in order to avoid over application and excess application. How proper technique increases residue efficacy and saves time and money.

Dr. Bill Robinson is the Technical Director of B&G Equipment Company. He has served as a Professor and Director of the Urban Pest Control Research Center at Virginia Polytechnic Institute. He is also a Visiting Professor at Zhejiang University, China. Dr. Robinson is the author of over 200 papers in scientific and trade journals in the U.S., Europe and Asia. His most recent book Urban Insects and Arachnids, was published in 2005.

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Jay Bruesch was the second speaker of the morning at the New York Pest Expo 2010. His presentation on the PMP’s Role in Protecting Food Safety was outstanding! Think about the business you have today. Are you, the pest control operator, prepared to service the food industry and improve its safety? Restaurants, grocery stores, food manufacturing facilities, distribution centers and more, all need pest management solutions. If you aren’t familiar with their regulations and standards, you are missing out on a huge opportunity.

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The first speaker of the morning at the New York Pest Expo 2010 was Dr. Jody Gangloff-Kaufmann, entomologist and a Senior Extension Associate for the New York State IPM Program at Cornell University discussing IPM: Past, Present and Future. She offered some wonderful insight into this pest management approach. Many consumers and industry experts hold different opinions and, in some cases, misconceptions regarding the program.

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This past Thursday, Veteran’s Day, Bug Off Pest Control Center hosted the New York Pest Expo 2010. You may have heard about it. In fact, you may have been there! We had a record-breaking attendance. Over 600 people came to meet with our vendors and to hear some of the most informative and influential people in our industry!

We opened the show bright and early. There was a good, steady flow arriving throughout the morning! Professionals came to meet with some of the most exciting exhibitors, earn credits and of course, hear from our speakers.

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