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The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) has said that there have been no confirmed sightings of Asian hornet in the UK so far this year.
Published: 24 June 2020
With rising temperatures across the UK signalling the beginning of summertime, there are concerns that Asian tiger mosquitos may be heading to the UK.
Published: 28 May 2020
An invasive, predatory insect dubbed the “murder hornet,” has been discovered in Washington state near the Canadian border, where they could potentially pose a threat to humans and the beekeeping industry.
Published: 13 May 2020
Bayer has launched a new survey, based around wasp control, and will use feedback to help decide which areas to develop, improve and how best to support the pest manager.
Published: 29 April 2020
The sudden increase in temperature and sunshine has meant an explosion of blossom and noticeable increase in bees going about their work. There has also been a worrying surge in calls to pest controllers from people confusing bees with wasps and asking for treatment.
Published: 28 April 2020
The British Pest Control Association has announced it will be holding its first-ever all-digital forum event on Tuesday, April 7.
Published: 01 April 2020
One thing stood out about this year’s PestTech seminar programme. All of the sessions had much more to do with safeguarding wildlife and/or preventing the invasion of pests than they did about actual treatments and control.
Published: 13 November 2019
All the way from Italy, and exhibiting for the very first time at PestWorld was Ekommerce. In their booth, some of the company’s products were on display, but their prime objective was to seek out new distributors from across the globe – they want you.
Published: 31 October 2019