New Code of Best Practice For Rodent Control
The new Code of Best Practice for Rodent Control and the Safe Use of Rodenticide was launched at the show as was the new European Standard for pest control.
There are new waste requirements which have to be taken account of,
and changes to the qualification for the use of certain pest control
treatments essential for the control of pests such as rats.
Yellow Legged Hornets
Householders are being warned to look out for yellow legged hornets,
which are expected to arrive from France, and present a significant risk
to honey bees.
The tree bumblebee comes into conflict with people as they nest in
close proximity to people: in attics, bird boxes, tumble drier vents,
etc. They are not aggressive, but their behaviour can be perceived as