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Heather Gooch

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Heather Gooch is the editor-in-chief for PMP magazine. She can be reached at or 330-321-9754.

Posts by Heather Gooch

Cleanup crew: COVID-19 prompts PMPs to offer disinfecting services Posted on 05 May 2021 in the Business & COVID-19 & Current Issue & From the Magazine categories.

The COVID-19 pandemic prompted pest management professionals to offer disinfecting and sanitizing services for customers. Read more»

Bug Out of West Fla. promotes pest control service manager Posted on 04 May 2021 in the News categories.

Bug Out Service of West Florida has promoted Darryl McBride from service technician to becoming the company’s first service manager. McBride joined the Pace, Fla.-based firm four years ago with... Read more»

AMVAC Environmental Products becomes AMGUARD Environmental Technologies Posted on 04 May 2021 in the News categories.

The American Vanguard Corp. announces that its AMVAC Environmental Products brand is now operating under the new name of AMGUARD Environmental Technologies. Read more»

Pelsis adds Bird-B-Gone to brand lineup Posted on 04 May 2021 in the News categories.

Jackson, Ga.-based Pelsis Group, a global manufacturer of pest control products, has acquired Bird-B-Gone, an industry bird deterrent manufacturer. Read more»

Zoëcon hires ACE for regional sales position Posted on 03 May 2021 in the News categories.

Gary Wagner, ACE, is a regional sales manager for the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan and Wisconsin. Read more»

PestVets recognizes Catchmaster’s ‘Captain Stan’ as 2021 Veteran of the Year Posted on 03 May 2021 in the News categories.

Dr. Stanton "Captain Stan" Cope, VP of products and technical services for Catchmaster manufacturer AP&G Co., is the NPMA's PestVets Veteran of the Year. Read more»

Genetically modified mosquito project finally launches in Florida Posted on 30 Apr 2021 in the News categories.

Pest Management Professional (PMP) has been following the evolution of British company Oxitec and its pursuit of using gentically modified (GM) male yellow fever mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti) to lower disease,... Read more»

The birds and the bees, and then some Posted on 28 Apr 2021 in the Crawling the Web categories.

As the busy season for pest management professionals (PMPs) gets under way, so, too, does the busy season for strange pest stories in the news. Read more»

Study: Flies can carry coronavirus, but there’s little cause for concern Posted on 28 Apr 2021 in the COVID-19 & Flies & News categories.

Two studies published in the journal Parasites & Vectors found house flies can carry the virus that causes COVID-19 for up to 24 hours after exposure. Read more»

Feedback analysis can help business success Posted on 27 Apr 2021 in the Pest Talk categories.

Feedback from both your customers and employees are benchmarks for your business you should take very seriously. Read more»