TAG: mosquito control

Pest association to host Zika workshop

April 13, 2016By

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) will host a virtual workshop, titled Zika: What You Need to Know, on Wednesday, May 4. This 3.5-hour workshop is designed to deliver business, technical and messaging expertise in preparation for the upcoming mosquito season. Sponsored by MGK, Oldham Chemicals, Univar and Zoecon/Central Life Sciences, the workshop features a representative from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and... read more

Syngenta extends mosquito management program

April 6, 2016By

Syngenta extended its SecureChoice Mosquito Assurance Program until November. Unlike other services that offer 21-day or 30-day mosquito control, the SecureChoice Mosquito Assurance Program provides control for up to 60 days, Syngenta said. With the combination of Demand CS insecticide and Archer insect growth regulator, this treatment can help reduce mosquito populations around customers’ properties for nearly three times as long,... read more

Pure Solutions acquires Pure Lawns

March 15, 2016By

Pure Solutions, a provider of National Organic Program-Compliant tick and mosquito control, acquired Pure Lawns, based in Newton, Mass. Despite the word “pure” in both companies’ names, they were not previously affiliated. “Mosquito control has always been synonymous with dangerous chemicals and providing a safe alternative is why we started Pure Solutions,” says Pure Solutions co-founder, Trevor Nelson. “Turf care... read more

Mosquito Joe signs 100 franchises in 2 years

September 17, 2014By

  Mosquito Joe hit a franchising milestone, signing its 100th territory this year, its second year in franchising. “In 2013 we sold our first territory, and we’re thrilled to be celebrating our 100th territory less than two years later; this is a tremendous accomplishment for Mosquito Joe,” said Mosquito Joe CEO Kevin Wilson. “We’re thrilled by the response we’ve seen... read more

Lawn Dawg offers mosquito control

March 17, 2014By

In hand with its newly formed pest control division, Lawn Dawg is offering mosquito control services in 2014. “Some of the biggest nuisances to enjoying outdoor spaces during the spring and summer are mosquitoes,” said Jim Campanella, Lawn Dawg founder. “But they also pose a serious health risk. There are more than 200 different kinds of mosquitoes and they can... read more