Списание «Pest Control News»

  1. The UK rodenticide stewardship regime implemented a number of commitments in 2018 including point of sale audits for compliance with regime rules on purchaser proof of competence; audits of approved farm assurance scheme members’ premises to meet new standards aligned with the CRRU Code of Best Practice; and new professional development (CPD) modules provided by […]
  2. In January 2019 Tom is due to leave the professional pest management industry for another role outside of the industry. Tom has worked in professional pest management for the last 18 years and contributed to some significant movements in the industry, including the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use Stewardship Regime and sitting as the president […]
  3. In PCN 113, we asked ‘is the brown marmorated stink bug our next invasive pest?’ We can now answer this with a tentative “yes” thanks to the eagle-eyed observation of Melvin Knapp, Killgerm’s Technical Manager (South). Melvin spotted an individual Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Halyomorpha halys, inside an external rodent bait box, at a […]
  4. New hotspots of rats that are resistant to anticoagulant rodenticides have been identified by monitoring carried out at The University of Reading. The study was commissioned by the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU) under its stewardship remit for the HSE-led Government Oversight Group (GOG). In East Anglia and West Yorkshire, it identifies for the […]
  5. Tougher restrictions on permanent rodenticide baiting by farmers, gamekeepers and pest controllers, with legal backing, have been introduced by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the UK rodenticide regulatory body. A detailed booklet, CRRU Guidance: Permanent Baiting, is available from www.thinkwildlife.org/download/. The practice is only approved where high potential for reinvasion is identified and when […]