Category Archives: Residential Pest Management

Webinar to compare cost factors of Integrated Pest Management and Natural Lawn Care turf management versus conventional

The Midwest Pesticide Action Center in partnership with the Illinois Sports Turf Managers Association will host its second Midwest Grows Green Lawn & Land Forum webinar on Wednesday Jan. 18 at 10 am. In this session, our two panelists Dan Dinelli from North Shore Country Club and Jeff … Continue reading

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Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) has published its 2016 State Honor Roll™ of Asthma and Allergy Policies for Schools

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) has published its 2016 State Honor Roll™ of Asthma and Allergy Policies for Schools. The report describes states with the best public policies for people with asthma, food allergies, anaphylaxis and related … Continue reading

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EPA offers virtual trainings for schools

Spotlight on a IAQ Schools Resources: Virtual Trainings Upcoming Energy Savings Plus Health Webinar Energy Efficiency Plus Indoor Air Quality: Strategies for Improving Health and Reducing Energy Costs in Your School Date: Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 Time: 1 – 2 … Continue reading

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EPA: Keep those pests out of school this winter (and year-round!) with Integrated Pest Management

Cockroaches, rodents and other pests found in school facilities can be hazardous to student and staff health. Cold winter weather encourages these pests to seek refuge indoors. If schools are not prepared, pests can find their way into school buildings … Continue reading

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EPA: Winter is coming: seasonal tips on school indoor air quality

In many areas of the United States, colder weather means spending more time indoors, making indoor air quality (IAQ) even more of a concern. On average, schools are more crowded than many other indoor spaces—they often have four times the … Continue reading

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Bed Bugs in Chicago: Expert Webinar Series starts Dec. 14

Bed Bugs in Chicago: Expert Webinar Series Click here for details.

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Video: Challenges in School IPM

Re-posted from IPM inthe South Growers and consultants on the farm typically use integrated pest management to save money and prevent unneeded pesticide applications. In schools, however, IPM is seen as “extra” expenses and work. As Auburn University Extension Specialist … Continue reading

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Public Tick IPM Working Group funded by the North Central IPM Center announces new national pest alert on Ticks and Tick-borne diseases.

The Public Tick IPM Working Group funded by the North Central IPM Center has announced the release of their new national pest alert on Ticks and Tick-borne diseases. The pest alert contains information on the tick life cycle, spread of … Continue reading

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Webinar: Combating Cockroaches in your school

Sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency, this webinar will break down the simple steps of implementing a comprehensive integrated pest management program. Presenters will address monitoring, sanitation, maintenance and exclusion — actions that, when performed regularly, will result in a healthier … Continue reading

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The National Forum on Climate and Pests videos released

The Northeastern Integrated Pest Management ( IPM) Center announces new videos available on its website and YouTube channel. The National Forum on Climate and Pests On Oct. 4–6, a group of the world’s experts presented and discussed the latest research … Continue reading

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