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The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) and Animal and Plant Health Agency have asked beekeepers and members of the public to remain vigilant after an Asian hornet was spotted in the Gosport area of Hampshire.
Published: 16 September 2020
Rentokil is encouraging businesses across the UK to take the first steps to managing a mosquito infestation by downloading its latest eBook.
Published: 15 September 2020
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