Pest-control operator achieves entomologist status

By The Mercury

Travis Aggson, American Pest Management, Inc. was recently certified as an associate entomologist by the Entomological Society of America Certification Corporation. To achieve this status, a pest-control operator must have a minimum of seven years of verifiable pest management experience, the knowledge and ability to pass a rigorous test on insect pest control, a current U.S. pesticide applicators license, and a willingness to adhere to the ACE Code of Ethics.

The examination includes questions about basic entomology; insect identification, life cycles, and control measures; health impacts of pests; ecological principles pertaining to pest control; environmental impacts related to pest control; integrated pest management (IPM); pesticide safety and health issues; pesticide technology and resources; organizations and associations of significance to the pest control industry; and laws and regulations affecting the industry.

American Pest Management, Inc., founded 1979, Offices located in Manhattan, Kansas City, and Wichita, Specialize in all aspects of pest control, Bed Bugs, Termites, Spiders, Birds, Bats, Fleas, etc.

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