They lurk in dark corners of your home and run with uncanny speed, and for many people they’re the stuff of nightmares – would you be able to ID a house centipede?
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What’s happening with local pack results in 2020? Which get more clicks – local pack, Google ad or organic search? What should small businesses be doing? Here’s a quick summary…
Grain growers, suppliers and pest managers always want to know – “Are we going to have a mouse plague this year?” Here’s a quick overview of mice plagues in Australia, and the prediction for 2020.
The larval stages of these insects lurk underground, hollow venomous jaws ready to kill anything that falls within range. But their adults are delicate flying insects that look nothing like their young. Would you be able to identify an Antlion?
Pest professionals should always follow the official Federal and respective State Government advice regarding COVID-19. The following article provides pest managers with the latest information, points to consider and links to gain further information.
The team at Podium share helpful insights on how to start effectively communicating with your customers using text messaging. Seven ways to start texting your customers today Is your business ready to start texting with your prospects and customers? If so, you’re on the right track – 90% of consumers prefer texting to traditional methods of communication when they engage with a business. If you hadn’t considered texting as a marketing tool, it’s a great opportunity. The data […]
With over 800 species in Australia alone, these insects are often found inside houses and are a favourite with children. Would you be able to identify a click beetle?
Mealybugs are a common problem for gardeners. Also called unarmoured scale insects, their waxy cuticle and habit for hiding around the joins between stems and leaves make them difficult to control with insecticides. How would you control a mealybug infestation?
With almost 400 species in Australia, these bugs are best known for their shape and noxious chemical defences. Would you be able to recognise a stink bug? Green vegetable bug (Nezara viridula) shown above.
Dr Ben Hoffman, Principle Research Scientist with CSIRO, has been at the forefront of invasive ant programs for many years. Here he provides a summary of the current status of four active control programs tackling red important fire ants, browsing ant, electric ant and yellow crazy ant.