Posts with the tag: "flies"

White House Releases Pollinator Task Force Report

June

18

2015

Bees, flies, moths and other insects pollinate agriculture crops that help yield the nutritious fruit, nuts and vegetables we enjoy every day. Honey bee pollination alone reportedly adds more than $15 billion in value to crops annually. Stinging insects also pose a potential health threat in the form of allergic reactions to commercial clients, and their employees and customers. Finding a balance…

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Tags: White House  |  Pollinator  |  Bees  |  flies  |  moths  |  Insects  |  Crops  |  EPA  |  U.S. Department of Agriculture

A Fly in The Soup: Fly Management Tips

May

21

2015

Flies are one of the most commonly encountered pests in and around commercial facilities, especially in the summer months when pest pressure is on the rise. Aside from being a nuisance – who hasn’t spent part of a lunch or dinner taking a swipe or two at flies trying to share your entrée – these pests can spell trouble for food processing, healthcare and hospitality…

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Tags: flies  |  fly control  |  flying insects  |  Sprague  |  Sprague Pest Experts  |  Health  |  ILT  |  Fly management

Do Not Bring Pests “Home” for the Holidays

December

16

2014

Pests enjoy the holiday season just like everyone else but your facility shouldn’t have cluster or fruit flies buzzing around the holiday display or bed bugs feasting on your guests during their long winter’s naps. The Sprague Pest Experts have identified a list of pests (and checked it twice) that are the equivalent of coal in your stocking.

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Tags: bed bugs  |  rodents  |  flies  |  cockroaches  |  holiday pests

Winterizing your facility for pests

November

24

2014

Prevent pest from seeking shelter in your building

Dropping temperatures and shorter days are sure signs that winter is not far off and it is time for commercial pest management clients to prepare their facilities for the pest “offseason,” not that pests truly ever take a season completely off! Kolbin Bertilson, service center manager for Sprague Pest Solutions in Denver, Colorado, says taking the time to prepare your facility to keep…

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Tags: food processing  |  rodents  |  overwintering pests  |  flies  |  birds  |  flying insects

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