Posted on December 19, 2012 by rhallberg
By: Jodi Schmitz, Janet Hurley, and Dr. Thomas Green
Although the following tips are written for school personnel, several of the recommendations can help the homeowner as well. If you’re not sure where to find some of the equipment mentioned, call your local university extension and ask for the person who handles school or residential IPM.
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Posted on December 14, 2012 by rhallberg
Pest Prevention By Design Guidelines is a new free resource for designing buildings to be resistant to common pests, such as rats, mice, pigeons and cockroaches. San Francisco’s Integrated Pest Management Program initiated the project after initial pesticide use reductions achieved by the program began to level off. Program participants suspected poor design was a key barrier to further reductions.
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Posted on October 30, 2012 by rhallberg
As the temperature drops, many insects will search for shelter for the winter months—many times in private residences. This year, people may notice a new insect coming indoors.
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