Posts with the tag: "Pacific Northwest"

The Heat Is On: Why Do Pest Thrive In the Summer?

July

31

2015

When the heat gets turned up, as is this case this summer across much of the Pacific Northwest and Mountain states, insect and wildlife pests get their game on. The trio of a warmer than usual winter and spring, low moisture levels and summer heat is creating rising insect pressure across the region. Sprague Pest Expert Lance Gray, manager of our Eugene, Oregon service center, says due to the…

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Tags: summer pests  |  Lance Gray  |  Fly activity  |  Pacific Northwest  |  Mountain states  |  Eugene  |  Oregon  |  Fly management  |  good sanitation

A New Year Brings New Pests

January

23

2015

Each year dozens of invasive pest species are introduced across the United States. While some pose a greater degree of threat than others, all qualify as nuisances, especially for commercial food processing facilities. The Sprague Pest Experts caught up with Dr. Jim Fredericks, the chief entomologist and vice president of technical and regulatory affairs for the National Pest Management…

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Tags: stink bugs  |  Pacific Northwest  |  2015  |  new pests  |  marmorated stink bug

Bed Bugs: Be A Proactive Business

April

20

2013

It used to be that hotels took the brunt of negative media attention in regards to bed bugs. It makes sense considering that hotels are a hub for many travelers and thus a hub for the onset of bed bug infestations. Just a few bed bugs or bed bug eggs latched to someone’s clothing or luggage is enough to start a full on infestation. And the only thing worse than the thought of bed bugs…

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Tags: commercial pest control  |  bed bug education  |  Pacific Northwest  |  bed bug control

Bed Bugs Are Turning Up In Some Odd Places

January

25

2013

It used to be people would say “Don’t let the bed bugs bite” in jest or as part of a bedtime routine with young ones, however these insects have really enjoyed a resurgence that has been likened to a bed bug pandemic in recent years and it’s not quite as humorous or unrealistic to encounter one or many.  And its not just beds and hotels that are harboring these tiny…

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Tags: bed bug detection  |  bed bug heat treatments  |  Pacific Northwest  |  bed bug control  |  bed bug bites

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