Pest magazine

The printed magazine, Pest, is published every two months. The print format allows us to get behind the news and provide analysis and interpretation, as well as in-depth technical and business features.

 
Issue 62: April & May 2019 Issue 62: April & May 2019
Issue 62 tackles two major technical topics, the role of 25 ppm rodenticides and excellence in cockroach baiting. This edition also reflects the busy spring events season with reports from the SOFHT event in Bristol, Disinfestando in Milan, PestEx in London and the Barcelona Pest Control Forum. Plus all the usual news and views...
 
Issue 61: February & March 2019 Issue 61: February & March 2019
Something connects many of the articles in Issue 61: Change and the need to embrace it, not fear it. The main technical features focus on the re-approval of Ficam D and the challenges posed by the label changes and the importance of drains in solving rat infestation problems. The debate about what to do with bait stations when contracts change hands rumbles on and, of course, we preview PestEx. Plus all the usual news and views...
 
Issue 60: December 2018 & January 2019 Issue 60: December 2018 & January 2019
In our last issue of 2018 and our first of 2019, there's news of further rodenticide resistance hotspots in the UK and of a crackdown on illegal sales of biocides online.We also report from the autumn's three major events - PestTech, PestWorld and Parasitec and in particular look at the new products we spotted. Plus some strong opinions are aired on industry activities. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all readers.
 
Issue 59: October & November 2018 Issue 59: October & November 2018
The Norway rat makes the cover, yet again, but it's probably no surprise as rodents are still the number one pest that professionals are called upon to deal with. Renowned expert Bobby Corrigan outlines new research from the USA into the diseases they carry. For UK professionals there's an in-depth review of the new and effectively legal requirement to only use permanent baiting when absolutely necessary. Plus the usual news and views...
 
Issue 58: August & September 2018 Issue 58: August & September 2018
It's bed bug special time and there's plenty of bed bug news. We also look at how IPM can help prevent resistance and review the risks hotels face from bed bugs. Elsewhere we cover pests as diverse as seagulls and rabbits and reveal what the 2018 National UK Pest Management Survey had to say about running a successful servicing business. More controversially we question the need for another CPD scheme in the UK, plus all the usual news and views...
 
Issue 57: June & July 2018 Issue 57: June & July 2018
The summer edition turns the spotlight on ants with a new species to look out for and some timely advice on garden ant control. Ticks and Lyme disease are also examined and we review the new industry-wide apprenticeship scheme, which is now ready to go. Findings from the latest National UK Pest Management Survey are also covered and plenty more....
 
Issue 56: April & May 2018 Issue 56: April & May 2018
We celebrate the role of the canine nose in pest management. No less than eight dogs can be found in this issue and all are making pest management more efficient. One of the more recent recruits, a bed bug detector dog, is included in our special six-page review of the Italian market. More technical topics include resistance management and rodenticide stewardship plus all the usual news and views...
 


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