News

If you want to know what’s happening in pest management, look no further. As news comes into the Pest office we post it here. Add this page to your favourites, or sign-up to our RSS feed (see RSS logo top right) to receive alerts when new stories are posted.

Keywords:
association (45),  award (29),  best practice (7),  birds (14),  company (108),  competition (8),  equipment (22),  event (183),  insecticide (26),  insects (36),  local authority (7),  mammals (6),  new product (42),  other pests (3),  other product (24),  people (33),  product (19),  public face (32),  regulation (34),  research (19),  rodenticide (54),  rodents (41),  stewardship (55),  survey (17),  training (20),  workplace (9),  all items
 
New report tracks progress of rodenticide stewardship New report tracks progress of rodenticide stewardship
The third annual report from the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use on the implementation of the UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime was published this month. The take home message for all professional rodenticide users is to continue to work hard to implement stewardship. There are now just two more years in which to show that the regime has made significant progress by changing user behaviour to reduce residues in wildlife.
 
Significant label changes for Ficam D Significant label changes for Ficam D
Pest controllers will be somewhat surprised to discover that there are to be quite significant changes to the label covering both, the range of insects covered, and the method of use for the popular insecticide dust, Ficam D.
 
Sale of Mitie tops news stories list in 2018 Sale of Mitie tops news stories list in 2018
The most popular article by quite some distance on the Pest website in 2018 was the story that we broke in October 2018 that Rentokil was buying Mitie Pest Control. In a repeat of 2017, the acquisition activities of Rentokil continue to fascinate pest professionals.
 
Cleankill expands with acquisition of Good Riddance Cleankill expands with acquisition of Good Riddance
Croydon-based Cleankill has expanded its reach along the M4 corridor with the acquisition of Bristol-based Good Riddance Pest Control. The purchase was completed on 30 November 2018.
 
Parasitec in Paris – a great way to complete the exhibition year Parasitec in Paris – a great way to complete the exhibition year
Running for three full days, Parasitec held from 14-16 November at the Paris Event Centre broke its own previous attendance record. Virtually without exception, visitors and exhibitors alike declared it a great success and it proved an ideal way to conclude this year’s round of exhibitions.
 
News from Bleu Line and Spray Team News from Bleu Line and Spray Team
It was all go on the joint Bleu Line - BL Group and Spray Team stand during the three days of Parasitec. Customers were keen to review the new environmentally-friendly products on display.
 
News from Bábolna Bio News from Bábolna Bio
The Bábolna Bio stand was full to capacity during the three days of Parasitec in Paris. It was a case of the full range of products on display, a full range of staff and a continual number of visitors to make the stand full.
 


Our Sponsors