Ants are the consistent top revenue generators according to Pest Management Professional’s annual State of the Industry report. Proper training to correctly identify the species of ant in question can greatly reduce the need for callback services. A correct identification allows for a more complete understanding of the ants habits, including feeding and nesting, which then leads to effective treatment procedure. There are over 700 species of ant in the United States, and the pavement ant is notable for quickly rising in the total number of jobs generated for PMPs. Professionals can now utilize smart phone applications for more accurate field identification.
- According to the Pest Management Professional’s annual State of the Industry report, ants are the top revenue-generating pest.
- There are 700 species of ants in the United States, and properly identifying them is key to proper treatment.
- Ants are highly adaptable to changing weather conditions, leading to increased service calls.
“Count on ants to provide continuous revenue for pest management professionals (PMPs), regardless of location and climate.”