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5 questions with Wil-Kil’s Shane McCoy Posted on 10 Jan 2018 in the featured & Human Interest categories.

McCoy retired from the Air National Guard in September — one month after receiving a master’s degree in entomology. Read more»

Women in pest management: Karen Reardon Posted on 08 Jan 2018 in the featured & Human Interest categories.

‘Rising’ up for professionalism Read more»

Real Green Systems’ Solutions 2018 Posted on 08 Jan 2018 in the featured & Pest Talk categories.

Real Green Systems’ annual Solutions 2018 conference for users of its industry business and marketing software took place Jan. 8-11 in sunny St. Pete’s Beach, Fla.   Read more»

A Christmas tale for PMPs Posted on 24 Dec 2017 in the featured & Pest Talk categories.

Credit for this epic tale goes to Brad Fischer from Batzner Pest Control, who wrote it for Buffalo Exterminating about 6 years ago when Audrey Hall of Eco Serve Pest... Read more»

NPMA offers pest-free holiday tips Posted on 20 Dec 2017 in the featured & Pest Talk categories.

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) recently put out a news release about simple holiday pest-proofing tips, and encourages pest management professionals to share the knowledge. Agawam, Mass-based Braman Termite... Read more»

Cigarette, drugstore beetles see the (UV) light Posted on 19 Dec 2017 in the Crawling the Web categories.

A recent study published in the Journal of Economic Entomology finds that the cigarette beetle (Lasioderma serricorne) and drugstore beetle (Stegobium paniceum) are more attracted to ultraviolet (UV) light over... Read more»

Women in pest management: Mary Vongas Posted on 19 Dec 2017 in the featured & Human Interest categories.

PMP interviewed seven women in pest management about their journey so far, and what’s next in 2018. Read more»

2018 State of the Industry Survey: PMP business dashboard Posted on 15 Dec 2017 in the Business & featured categories.

The prevailing wisdom is that pest management is a people business above all else. Read more»

NPMA health insurance exchange program options Posted on 13 Dec 2017 in the Business & featured categories.

“Survey data has shown us more than 60 percent of employees make decisions on where to work based upon the benefits offered by the employer, with healthcare being the most desired benefit." Read more»

What’s the worst piece of industry advice you received? Posted on 11 Dec 2017 in the featured & Pest Talk categories.

On p. 10 of our December issue, you’ll see great responses from Dr. Austin Frishman, Frank Meek and Kurt Scherzinger. But two more of our contributors weighed in on the... Read more»