A Bee Treatment Policy Is A Must – When To Treat and When NOT to Treat Bees

March 31, 2010

Of all the pests I’ve worked with, bees, if you can call them a pest in some situations, were my greatest fascination when I started my pest control company. There is a certain biological thrill mechanism that goes into high gear when you work with bees. One bee pollinating a flower is a beautiful sight to behold, but experiencing large bee hives in dark, enclosed quarters makes my heart pound. There is so much I’ve learned about bees, but I have so much yet to learn. The first and most important thing to know when working with bees is to respect their place and their power.
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Crunch The Numbers

January 20, 2010

For the new year, I decided that my first Pest Management Professional Magazine article should reflect what I perceive as the mood in the business world and macro-economic problems that have filtered down to mom and pop companies that are trying to make it. The credit market is a huge part of our current economic mess. Part of it is credit card company usury that has gone on far too long, but part of it is simply a general unwillingness to lend. As a result, companies large and small are trimming the fat, from GM and Terminix to your local city pest control company or family restuarant.
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NPMA and NRDC – Marriage of Pest Control and Environmental Groups – Reviewed

October 1, 2009

Last year the National Pest Management Association created in industry defined green standards certification called QualityPro Green (now GreenPro). This past spring of 2009, the NRDC (National Resource Defense Council) approached NPMA ( National Pest Management Association) with a request to conditionally join in the effort to create a better national green program. NPMA wisely found common ground with NRDC, listening and absorbing several of their concerns and designing a better green program under a newly marketed label – GreenPro. GreenPro will now have environmental advocates from outside the pest control industry sitting on its’ board of directors.
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Don’t assume it’s bed bugs!

June 8, 2009

I hope you will continue to follow my articles through Pest Management Professional magazine and PMP’s contemporary on-line edition . My latest “web exclusive” can be found that this link: “Killer Bed Bugs for Sale”
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Gerry Weitz in PMP Magazine

January 21, 2009

Please check out Pest Management Professional Magazine (PMP Magazine) and on-line content for articles produced by this author, owner of Hearts Pest Management, starting in January 2009.

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