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5 questions with Michael Patterson, Pest Pro Solutions Posted on 26 Mar 2019 in the Business & featured categories.

Michael Patterson, owner of Pest Pro Solutions, Shelbina, Mo., has an unusual tale of acquiring his company. Read more»

Rodent tales with Jacob Barnes, Barnes Wildlife Control Posted on 19 Mar 2019 in the featured & Rodents categories.

Jacob Barnes, owner of Barnes Wildlife Control, Dayton, Ohio, shares a tale of two rodent jobs and their challenges Read more»

2019 PMP Growth Summit, continued Posted on 14 Mar 2019 in the featured & Pest Talk categories.

The PMP Growth Summit began Wednesday, March 13. See details and photos from day 1 here. The second day of the PMP Growth Summit kicked off with breakfast roundtables. Pest... Read more»

2019 PMP Growth Summit, Day 1 Posted on 13 Mar 2019 in the featured & Pest Talk categories.

The third annual Pest Management Professional (PMP) Growth Summit got underway the afternoon of Wednesday, March 13, with its first-ever Boardroom Presentations. Taking place once again at the Reunion Resort... Read more»

‘Haven to Heaven’ paints quirky picture of rodent control Posted on 13 Mar 2019 in the featured & Pest Talk & Rodents categories.

The cover of the September 1954 issue of Pest Control magazine, as Pest Management Professional was known, was a departure from the usual serious portraits or specimen photographs. Rather, it... Read more»

Why fly species ID was — and is — important Posted on 10 Mar 2019 in the Flies categories.

In the April 1959 issue of what was then known as Pest Control magazine, Dr. Arthur Smith tackled “Fly Control: Is Species Important?” At the time, Dr. Smith was a... Read more»

Highlights from the 83rd Purdue Pest Management Conference Posted on 08 Mar 2019 in the featured & Human Interest & Roadtrip Roundup categories.

The 83rd annual Purdue Pest Management Conference took place Jan. 7-9 on the West Layfayette, Ind. Read more»

Mechanic discovers rabbit under PMP editor’s car hood Posted on 07 Mar 2019 in the featured & Pest Talk & Wildlife categories.

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) recently released data on how rodents and wildlife are likely to get into vehicles this winter. Little did I know how close to home... Read more»

Dr. Gary Bennett, BCE: Five decades of conference leadership Posted on 05 Mar 2019 in the featured & Human Interest categories.

Gary Bennett started in pest control at age 12 and it has evolved into a lifelong career. Read more»

5 questions with Kim Stockment Posted on 23 Feb 2019 in the Human Interest categories.

Kimberly Stockment is the program administrator for Purdue University’s Online Learning programs. Read more»