I came across a great article from PCT Magazine’s June 2006 publication, Your Guide To Mystery Bites, written by our friend and recent Hall of Famer Dr. Michael Potter. Believe it or not spring is on it’s way and we thought you would find this article very interesting. Call it an oldie but a goodie!
Archive for January, 2013
Tags: bug bites, Bug Off Pest Control Center, Dr. Michael Potter, PCT Magazine
Tags: Bed Bugs, Body Guard Suit, Bug Sucker, Cimi-Shield, cryonite, Green Supreme, Jeff McGovern, New York Pest Expo, Pest Management, PMP, Sierra, steaming
Jeff’s closing presentation, The Art and Craft of Expert Bed Bug Control focused on the importance of the PMP’s role as a craftsman. Professionals need to be educated, well trained, focused and properly armed. Due diligence is required to succeed in pest management in general, and bed bug control in particular.
Tags: Anthropod Pests, Flies, Food Establishments, IPM Principles, Stinging Insects
Bug Off Pest Control Center
Pest Control and the Protection of Food and Public Health
This 12-Hour course will be presented in 2 sessions. Prepare for the 7A, 7F and category 8 exams. Recertification credits for 7A, 7F and 8. Eligibility course for license upgrade.
Session 1 will cover IPM Principles
Arthropod Pests: Identification, Biology, Habits,
Roaches, Stored Product Pests, Blood Feeders, Stinging Insects, Flies
Session 2 will cover Pest Management Guidelines:
Principles and Practices
Proper Practices in Food Establishments
Tags: Alan Huot, Andy Linares, B&G Equipment, Bug Off Pest Control Center, Certified Wildlife Control Professional, Dr. Bill Robinson, Dr. ElRay Roper, Dr. Stuart Mitchell, Jeff McGovern, Louis Sorkin, New York Pest Expo, Pest Management Professional, PestWest Environmental
the following article is from Pest Management Professional, December 2012
If there’s one city that can be described as resilient, New York is it. In the wake of Superstorm Sandy’s aggressive swipe of Northeast and Midwest, Manhattan defied expectations with its ability to bounce back in unbelievable time. The same can be said of Bug Of Pest Control’s New York Pest Expo, which held its 10th Edition, Nov. 8, 2012. The weatherproof event attracted attendees from across the U.S. with an impressive roster of speakers for a one-day event. Plenty of exhibitors, including major pest management industry manufacturers and business support providers, also were on hand to showcase their products. Event organizer and Bug Of owner, Andy Linares, was able to pack training sessions, exhibits, networking opportunities and the chance to connect with NYC metropolitan-area professionals into one day, under one roof at the Armory in Manhattan: (more…)
Tags: ants, Bug Off Pest Control Center, Dr. Roper, New York Pest Expo, Pest Management Professional, PMP, Sygenta
Ants are fascinating creatures. The ant colony they form can be thought of as a society. There’s no centralized leadership, although there is a hierarchical structure and division of labor. They modify and exploit their environment to fit their food and shelter needs.