Sprague Pest Solutions News

Why Boxelder bugs become a problem in the fall

September

29

2014

As the nights get cooler, flat red-streaked boxelder bugs cover the sunny sides of buildings

Boxelder bugs are not pests - they don't even breed indoors - but they sure do look unsightly when they cover the sunny sides of buildings as they try to warm up after cooler nights.

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Tags: fall pests  |  box elder bugs  |  occasional invaders

Pests, the unwanted spare part in commercial equipment

September

24

2014

A persuasive argument for keeping commercial machinery clean

The pieces of equipment used in commercial facilities are attractive harborages for a variety of pests. 

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Tags: commercial pest control  |  pest prevention  |  pests in machinery

Accountability in Pest Management

September

24

2014

Auditors require more precise documentation than ever before.

Food safety professionals should have their house in order when it comes to pest management.

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Tags: rodent control  |  commercial pest control  |  food processing  |  FSMA  |  audits

Rodent management and the food processing industry: a proactive approach

September

24

2014

Dr. Bobby Corrigan discusses risk assessment for rodents in food processing and distribution facilities.

Simply relying on a "template" approach is not enough anymore - the pest management program must be custom designed to your facility.

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Tags: commercial pest control  |  rodents  |  bobby corrigan  |  food processing facilities  |  rodent management