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Does the heat cause insect problems at your facility?

In the Spring, everything is moving. You may have tenants moving in and out of your apartment complex or you may have an increased amount of guests staying at your hotel for leisure in order to enjoy your clear swimming pool. 308 more words

Atlantic Solutions

Nearly one in 10 wild bee species face extinction in Europe while the status of more than half remains unknown

Image Credit: Pierre Rasmont

The first-ever assessment of all European wild bee species shows that 9.2% are threatened with extinction, while 5.2% are considered likely to be threatened in the near future. 820 more words

Environment

Mark Bittman: Stop Making Us Guinea Pigs

New York Times: The issues surrounding G.M.O.s — genetically modified organisms — have never been simple. They became more complicated last week when the International Agency for Research on Cancer declared that glyphosate, the active ingredient in the widely used herbicide Roundup, probably causes cancer in humans. 147 more words

Government

Pre-Harvest Strawberry Insects

Strawberries are now in the pre-harvest stage.  They’re blooming and and just beginning to develop berries.  Below is a bloom waiting on some pollinators to come along.   397 more words

Entomology

WHO condemns Roundup, other common pesticides for potential cancer risks

An herbicide commonly used by Americans on their lawns and in their city parks has been labeled a carcinogen by the World Health Organization.

Glyphosate, the compound most commonly sold under the brand name Roundup, is the most widely used herbicide on Earth. 626 more words

Herbicides

Pesticides Used in Pet Collars and Home Sprays Connected to Cancer

Five pesticides used in pet collars and home insect sprays could cause cancer in humans, health officials said in a new report.

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), evaluates studies on chemical compounds and ranks them by the strength of evidence of their cancer-causing effects. 221 more words

Success and Entrust Insecticide labels expanded via Minor Use Program for control of cabbage maggot on greenhouse broccoli transplants in Canada

J. Chaput, OMAFRA, Minor Use Coordinator, Guelph

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of URMULE registrations for SuccessTM and EntrustTM Insecticides for control of cabbage maggot on greenhouse broccoli transplants in Canada. 257 more words