Pest News   |   June 22, 2021

Target Specialty Products™ Announces Next Business Growth Webinar “Elevating Vector Control” with Leading Edge Aerial Technologies

Join Target Specialty Products for a free webinar as part of the Business Growth Webinar Series on Thursday, June 24th at 10:30am PST / 1:30pm EST with Speaker, Bill Reynolds, CEO of Leading Edge Aerial Technologies

Santa Fe Springs, CA (June 22, 2021) – Target Specialty Products™, a leading provider of Pest Control, Vector and Turf and Ornamental solutions in the U.S. and Canada, announces the next Business Growth Webinar Series, “Elevating Vector Control”. The free webinar will debut on June 24th for vector control professionals.

Join us for "Elevating Vector Control", a webinar that will share how unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are being utilized in vector control programs to support everyday operations and solve mapping and treatment challenges. The webinar will focus on FAA Federal and State requirements, financial and timeline considerations, education and board approval, operational efficiencies as well as how UAS can reduce safety and environmental concerns. Learn from Bill's experience and engage with a panel of individuals who have incorporated UAS technology into their operations. Click here to register for the webinar.

“We are thrilled to be partnering with Leading Edge Ariel Technologies to showcase how advanced this technology is and how it can impact vector professionals in the field.” said David Helt, Target Specialty Products’ President.

William "Bill" Reynolds has 37 years of experience in the agricultural and vector control markets, with specific expertise as an instrument rated pilot, patent holder of GPS guidance and drift optimization system, inventor of automated droplet analysis systems, and the originator of MapVision - a web-based GIS spatial database technology for vector control. Bill is the recipient of the first FAA authorized 333 Exemption combined with an FAA Part 137 Certificate for the use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for aerial imagery and aerial applications over agricultural products. Bill provides tremendous knowledge, experience, and an unblemished record in safety using UAS, having treated tens of thousands of acres with the PrecisionVision UAS aerial application systems. Bill and the Leading Edge Aerial Technologies team design, engineer, and manufacture the PrecisionVision UAS for aerial imagery and application here in the USA, specifically for vector control larviciding and adulticiding, noxious weed, fire ant bait, algicides, fungicide, insecticides, seeding, and numerous other applications. Bill has co-authored published articles and attained numerous grants and contracts over the last 37 years.

“We’re grateful to Target Specialty Products for hosting this event. There is a lot of curiosity and questions surrounding unmanned aircraft, and we are always willing to share what we’ve learned. We are so fortunate that attendees will have an opportunity to engage with vector control operations that have implemented UAS technology into their programs,” said William “Bill” Reynolds, CEO at Leading Edge Aerial Technologies.

Vector control professionals wishing to learn more can join us free of charge on Thursday, June 24th at 10:30am PST / 1:30pm EST. Attendees are invited to ask questions at the conclusion of the webinar.

Look for future Business Growth initiative offerings in the future from Target Specialty Products. Click here to be added to their mailing list and notified of future educational opportunities.

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About Target Specialty Products

With over 80 years of industry experience, Target Specialty Products is proud to be a leading value-added solutions and service provider of turf and ornamental solutions, pest management, application equipment, supplies and education and training programs. Target Specialty Products serves the Turf and Ornamental and Pest Management markets from 43 locations across the United States and Canada. For additional information, visit us at