Youth Education is a vital part of the Community IPM’s efforts to teach younger generations about insects and the major role they play in the environment. This page serves as a hub for educational resources for your child or classroom.
- Attic Safety December 7, 2016If you do pest control, few work sites can match the extremes of what you find in attics. Work in attics can be hot (or cold), difficult and dangerous if you’re not at the top of your game. Yet inspecting and servicing attics can be a critical aspect of pest control, especially for residential customers. […]Mike Merchant, PhD
- Gleanings from ICE 2016 November 19, 2016After an unintentional break in blogging due to a month of travel, I'm finally caught up enough to sit down with my notes and remember what it was all about.If you can imagine thousands of entomologists swarming a convention center like fire ants on Cheetos, that's what it was like at the 25th International Congress […]Mike Merchant, PhD
- Comparing dusts for bed bug control August 5, 2016For several years PMPs have known that dusts can be useful tools in the management of bed bugs, but a new paper in the Journal of Economic Entomology by Narinderpal Singh and colleagues at Rutgers University shows just how powerful they can be. Singh et al. used four different lab assays and two strains of […]Mike Merchant, PhD
- Attic Safety December 7, 2016