In our last issue of 2019 we reflect on the two leading events of the autumn, PestWorld and PestTech, and we look back at the progress made with rodenticide stewardship in the UK and, internationally, with mosquito control. Looking forward we welcome Terminix to the UK market and consider the future for digital rodent control. Plus all the usual news and views....
Published: 10 December 2019
As the days get shorter it's a sure sign that PestTech is around the corner. We bring you a full preview to help you plan your day. Technically our main feature on rodenticide resistance is provided by the University of Reading's Vertebrate Pests Unit. There's an interesting case study on moth control from the National Trust for Scotland and an interview with the new chief operating officer at NPTA. The shortlist for the 2019 Best Product Award is announced, plus all the usual news and views...
Published: 14 October 2019
It's bed bug special time with ten pages of news and editorial to bring you up-to-date. Bed bugs may not be a 'bread and butter' pest for professionals, but they do still attract considerable research and product development and there are still some monster infestations out there. Away from bed bugs there's news of Rentokil expansion plans, a plea for assistance in rodent resistance testing and more...
Published: 23 August 2019
Issue 63 has something of a bird management theme including an analysis of the revocation and subsequent changes affecting the General Licences that this work is conducted under in England. There's an update on changes to food industry standards, an in-depth review of the latest National UK Pest Management Survey findings, an update on the new CEPA strategy and much more...
Published: 01 July 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...
Published: 23 April 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...
Published: 25 February 2019