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Honey Bees and Minnesota Structural Pest Management Industry

Adam’s Pest Control Reminds Everyone to “Bee” Friendly
At first, beekeeping and a message of conservancy may seem inconsistent coming from a pest management company, but not when that company is Adam’s Pest Control. As an early adopter of Integrated Pest Management and the first pest control company in the nation to offer GreenPro-certified services under the National Pest Management Association’s new, higher standards, it shouldn’t be surprising that Adam’s is also an advocate for protecting bees and other pollinators.
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Bee Hives in Unexpected Places
Saturday, August 17th was National Honeybee Day and in honor of this special day, Elizabeth goes on the hunt for beehives in unexpected places. Her first stop is Adam’s Pest Control in Medina. You might not think of a pest control company headquarters as the perfect home for a hive of honeybees, but Elizabeth learns that the team at Adam’s is dedicated to bee health.
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2018-2019 Minnesota Legislative Session

In regards to H.F. No. 1733 that has recently been proposed from the House of Representatives’ Agriculture and Food Finance and Policy Division committee. This proposed bill (lines 1.16 – 2.7) seeks to make changes to Minnesota Statute 18B.02. These changes would provide the ability for the State to delegate enforcement and licensing of pesticide applications to first-class cities.
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Upcoming Meetings & Events
 

January 21, 2020 
MPMA Board of Directors Meeting
Maplewood, MN

March 8-10, 2020
Legislative Day 2020
Washington, DC

March 9-10, 2020
2020 Minnesota Pest Management Conference
Minneapolis Convention Center

 

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