Product Education

As pest professionals you have to be the expert for your customers on all pests and all product options. But where do pest professionals go to get their education?

Target Specialty Products Technical Specialists are experts in their field on local pests and the best product options to treat for them. Whether you are looking for the latest products in green technology or a better way to manage your everyday pest problems you have come to the right place. 

Express iQ provides the inside scoop on a locked station
rat detector app

Tamper resistant bait stations contain more than bait and traps, they contain a wealth of information for the pest control technician. Once a bait station is opened, evidence can be gathered, such as if there was rodent activity since the last service. While this information is valuable, it is also limiting, leaving many unanswered questions about rodent activity, which if known, would make it easier for a PMP to quickly enhance service at the account.    

START SMALL FOR BIG GAINS: Smart Rodent Technology
smart rodent trap

Over the last several years the conversation around implementing smart monitoring devices has dominated every pest category in our industry. This is not unusual, after all, people are adopting new time saving and security technologies into their day-to-day home and business routines organically. These are factors that beg the pest management professional to ask the question, “Does it make sense to keep doing this the same way?”

The 10 Most Hated Insects in the United States
most hated insects

Insects are among the least popular species in the United States. Not only can they be a nuisance, they can also threaten our health and well-being. But which insects are disliked the most?    

Becoming a Perimeter Pro
preventive pest control

A Perimeter Pro is a structural pest management technician who understands that the exterior perimeter is the source of a wide variety of structural pests that often invade the interior of buildings. These experts know it’s a best practice to prevent a pest problem on the exterior of a structure than to attempt remediation once the pest becomes established indoors. 

Not All Lawn Brown Spots Are Created Equally!
when does grass go dormant

We are witnessing a heat wave impacting much of the US and this brings about significant impact on cool-season grasses, as this weather pattern impacts turfgrass growth and overall appearance.

TERRO® Wasp & Hornet Killer Water Based Aerosol
tips for spraying wasp nests

TERRO® Wasp & Hornet Killer (item # T3300-6) is a water-based entrapping foam spray that coats nests for a complete kill. The entrapping foam not only kills wasps and hornets inside the nest, but it also remains on the nest and kills unsuspecting insects that attempt to return.

Bio-Sanitation Can Help Expand Your Business
cleanout biofilm in drains

Consider adding bio-sanitation to your list of services for both commercial and residential accounts. Standard sanitation practices often do not address the need for removal of organic buildup, especially in hard to reach and unseen areas. Supplementing regular cleaning with bio-sanitation creates an enhanced sanitation program in both commercial kitchens and residential accounts.

Wood-Boring Beetle Tips
wood boring beetle identification

When most people think about structural damage in a home by an insect pest, termites probably come to mind first. However, there are other insects capable of causing significant damage with considerable financial consequences: wood-boring beetles are said to be second only to termite insects in the amount of damage they do annually in the U.S.

MGK Offers Insight into Successful Ant Control with the Sumari® System

Ants continue to be a major problem for PMPs across the country . Although small in size, ants can be quite challenging to control. Ants congregate in large numbers and exhibit complex behaviors. Further, ants live in multiplex colony structures, which makes controlling them even more laborious. MGK offers expertise for successful ant control, providing you with the necessary knowledge and tools needed to combat your ant problem - big or small.