Category Archives for Pest Control Companies

Rats join mosquitoes as targets for 'gene drive' pest control

A key appeal of a gene drive is its durable effect on pests, whether they are disease-carrying insects or crop-eating rodents. … If their approach is successful, the gene drives could potentially be applied to help control a range of other non-insect pest species, such as rabbits, mink and cane toads.

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The 'biggest ever' rat has been caught

VIDEO Pest controllers have shared horrifying footage of a UK apartment causing … The demand for rat control in Australia, especially in Sydney, has been … In 2016 it was reported by News.com.au that rats were running rampant in …

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Community urged to help fight pest

A two-year pilot eradication program run by DPIRD has cut numbers of the pest to a record low in Carnarvon, and now the department is calling on the community to help. DPIRD project manager Rosalie McCauley said all landholders had a responsibility to prevent and control Medfly on their property.

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Technology tracks orchard's activities

The McNab family’s IPM adviser Steve Booth, of GV Environmental Monitoring Services, specialises in creating pest control programs based on data collected from monitoring pests in the orchard. ”From the time I step on to the orchard to when I leave, I now record — straight into the Agworld platform …

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Virginia and Adelaide Hills growers using a wasp to control the destructive diamondback moth ...

The $400,000 trial, managed via AusVeg SA, is unique in that entomologists from Melbourne-based IPM Technologies are training agronomists to promote the benefits of low vegetable production methods using insects to control pests. Diadegma semiclausum which vegetable growers in SA are using …

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Stephen Andrew tipped to lead One Nation in Queensland

HE’S a firearms dealer, does pest control and may soon be One Nation’s only sitting member and leader by default. Stephen Andrew has been … “I do vertebrate pest management for a lot of farmers and a lot of big businesses,” Mr Andrew told The Morning Bulletin. One Nation Candidate Stephen …

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WATCH: Thousands of bugs found crawling in bed where couple slept for six years

The distressing clip, filmed by pest control specialists, shows thousands of bugs embedded inside the sheets and mattress of the bed while hundreds more linger in the home’s walls. One pest control expert can be seen pulling apart one of the corners of the once white bed sheet as dozens of bed bugs …

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Seagulls stealing food biggest turn-off for Sydney tourists

“They eye you off and it is just gross,” Claudia Duffy, 18, said after desperately fending off the pests at the Opera Bar during her $29 fish and chip lunch this week. While the bird-brained Sydney City Council doesn’t feel the need for any seagull control policy, tourist hotspots have now been forced to take …

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Frogmore Creek Vineyard adopts 24 snail-seeking ducks from RSPCA

A QUACK pestcontrol squad has taken up residence at a Tasmanian vineyard after being rescued by the RSPCA. Frogmore Creek Vineyard has adopted 24 ducks from the animal welfare group to join an existing flock already patrolling the vines for pests — particularly snails — at Campania. Frogmore …

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Pests beware: council sets sights on environmental nuisances

The Wild Dog control program has also resulted in drops in livestock losses and helped threatened species. She also said residents needed to be aware of their responsib- ilities under the plan. “Where an issue is not managed appropriately, council will work with the resident or landholder until an …

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