Arthropodcast - A Pest Control Podcast for Industry Professionals. We Cover Pest Control News, Pest Control Topics, Pest Control Products
Arthropodcast is a weekly pest control podcast that promotes professionalism and industry expertise to business owners, pest control operators, sales reps, and inspectors.

For episode 34, Bryan talks about an article discussing bed bugs and multi unit housing. We give shout outs to Jessy with Midwest Pest Control, Greg Stephens of Ultra Pest Control, and Frank Hernandez. In addition, Steve uncovers the mystery of haunted houses and both fellas chime in on the difference between driving marked and unmarked vehicles.

Direct download: Ep34.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:21pm CDT

For Episode 33, we’ll find out why Bryan doesn’t like Tom Petty, we rant about reputations and also share a way to write off beer as a chemical expense.

Direct download: Ep33b.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:24pm CDT

As usual, we go off topic and talk about haunted houses, express opinions on Glamour Magazine's "Woman of the Year", give you advice on how to rent a castle and mention possible bills that attempt to make meat eating illegal. We also talk about gender specific rat baits, an interesting (and fairly new product) from Syngenta called Arilon.

Direct download: episode32.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:06pm CDT

Let's just get this out of the way- Death Wish Coffee rocks! This week, Steve gives some follow up on how well InVict Xpress works on earwigs. In addition, Bryan and Steve get into a conversation about comedy.

Direct download: ep31b.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:57pm CDT

For our 30th Episode of the Arthropodcast Show, Bryan tells us a story of one DIY guy's bed bug challenges, he talks about his brief stint in the fast food industry, and Steve tells us an unbelievable (yet true) story involving Allen Funt - the original host of Candid Camera.

Direct download: Episode30.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:31pm CDT

For episode 29 of the Arthropodcast, Steve brings up a concern with the growing popularity of dog cloning, Bryan discusses an outstanding blog post by Aaron Veal on Ultrasonic Pest Repellents, and Steve goes on a major rant about flaws found in a bed bug study that was recently published.

This time we had a minor "on air" accident that proved to be too funny to edit out.  

We hope you enjoy the show!

Direct download: Episode29c.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00pm CDT

For Episode 28, Bryan talks about the rat extermination that took place on South Georgia Island, Steve discusses a "thought experiment" that considers which animal is best positioned to take over the Earth if humans become extinct, Steve also mentions a global warming "hack" that would cool the planet, and Bryan looks at the Termidor HP injector system.

Why does Bryan mention robots and zombies?

What is the best why to avoid a talkative customer? 

Stay tuned and find out.

Direct download: EP28mp3.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 7:15pm CDT

On Episode 27 of the Arthropodcast, Steve gives his opinion on why he feels the entries of Amazon and Uber into the home services realm will not drive pest control prices down. In addition, Scott Ballard gives us three tips that will help build the confidence of new sales reps.

Direct download: episode27b.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 11:00am CDT

On Episode 26, Bryan discusses a great book titled Zero to a Million, Built a Better Business by Jeff Annis, our opinions of the DIY pest control segment of the industry, and a growing problem in commercial beekeeping - colony theft.

Direct download: Episode26.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 4:25pm CDT

On episode 25 of the Arthropodcast, Bryan gives us a quick history lesson on CCD, we discuss differences between wild bee colonies from 1977 and 2010, Luke Guy joins us to talk about SEO and his new website/app named called

Direct download: episode25.mp3
Category:Pest Control Podcast -- posted at: 3:46pm CDT