Human Interest

Southall-Sarasohn

Vermin in history

August 17, 2017 By
Editor’s Note: Dr. Sarasohn is a historian who is currently writing a book titled  Getting Under Our Skin: A Cultural History of Vermin. She also maintains a Facebook page that covers how rats, fleas, bed bugs and lice affect the... Read more»
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Find your family/work balance

July 28, 2017 By
“In the blink of an eye, your children grow up. Don’t get distracted. You can’t get that time back.” That was the sage advice my mom shared with me nearly 23 years ago, when I became a first-time dad. I... Read more»
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Caption This: Flywitness News offers picnic forecast for mosquitoes

July 14, 2017 By
You know you have a funny quip for this Leo Michael panel. Why not share it with the industry? Send us an email with your idea to pmpeditor@northcoastmedia.net by Aug. 2, 2017. We’ll print our favorite in the September issue.... Read more»
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PMPs showcase termite tubes on Instagram

July 12, 2017 By
In February, we showcased five unusual termite mud tubes. Since then, we’ve received enough additional photos for a — wait for it — callback. We’ve included the profile handles of those with Instagram accounts; don’t forget to follow us there... Read more»
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Remembering Norman Cooper

June 30, 2017 By
On April 5, we lost one of the best ambassadors our industry has ever had. As I reflect on the passing of industry icon Norman Cooper, I want to share with you my friendship with him and his lovely wife,... Read more»
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Caption This: Fly graduates from Linnaeus University

June 16, 2017 By
You know you have a funny quip for this Leo Michael panel. Why not share it with the industry? Send us an email with your idea to pmpeditor@northcoastmedia.net by June 26, 2017. We’ll print our favorite in the August issue.... Read more»
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Multi-unit housing

How IPM helps beat bed bugs in multi-family housing

June 7, 2017 By
Luis Agurto Jr., president of San Francisco-based Pestec, and his team work with like-minded partners that take the principles of integrated pest management (IPM) seriously and want to practice pest prevention, particularly as it pertains to bed bugs in multi-family housing. We... Read more»

Q&A with Syngenta’s Andy Bywater

June 2, 2017 By
This month, our question-and-answer session features Andy Bywater, head of marketing for Pest Management at Syngenta. He is Syngenta’s corporate liaison for the Innovative Vector Control Consortium (IVCC). IVCC partners with academia, industry, funders and malaria control programs worldwide to... Read more»
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PMP learns humbling lesson at pest conference

May 31, 2017 By
The echo of the lecturer’s voice was still resonating through the banquet hall, and I could already feel my face turning red. I know my body, and I knew that first, I would feel my ears burning and then the... Read more»
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Balance goal No. 1: Eat better, exercise more

May 30, 2017 By
Author’s Note: In my March column, I discussed balance — the one word best summarizing the focus of my self-improvement efforts in 2017. To that end, I’m sharing my Top 3 goals for the year: eating/exercise balance (see below), work/family... Read more»
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