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Publisher/Editorial Director PMP Magazine

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Take 2019 State of the Industry survey, guaranteed prizes Posted on 31 Jul 2018 in the featured & Pest Talk categories.

What are your top business opportunities this year? What technical and business challenges have you faced so far? Share your input in PMP's 2019 State of the Industry survey. Read more»

2018 HoF Inductee: Harvey Goldglantz Posted on 08 May 2018 in the PMP Hall of Fame categories.

Harvey Goldglantz spent 35 years building and operating a successful pest management business, Philadelphia Exterminating Co. While his company was a regional trailblazer, Goldglantz is being inducted for making a... Read more»

UPFDA 2018 Spring Conference Posted on 26 Apr 2018 in the featured & Pest Talk categories.

Not even snow mid-spring could douse the camaraderie and collective sense of accomplishment at this year’s United Producers, Formulators & Distributors Association (UPFDA) meeting. Held April 17-19 in Chicago, UPFDA’s... Read more»

Helping ‘digital immigrants’ navigate new lands of opportunity Posted on 17 Apr 2018 in the Business & featured categories.

Successful technology adoption is part art, part science. Read more»

Herding pesticide e-commerce cats Posted on 11 Apr 2018 in the featured & Technical categories.

Some industry insiders say trying to control online sales of illegal pesticides is like trying to herd cats. Read more»

Illegal pesticides crackdown: Amazon-EPA settlement a symptom of online resellers violating FIFRA Posted on 30 Mar 2018 in the Business & featured categories.

The landmark settlement stemmed from Amazon allegedly allowing third parties to sell and distribute, from Amazon warehouses, imported pesticides not licensed for sale in the United States. Read more»

Looking for ‘ant’-swers Posted on 21 Mar 2018 in the Ants & Pest Talk categories.

Are carpenter ants still king? Read more»

Kick off the new year with a mosquito survey Posted on 29 Dec 2017 in the featured & Pest Talk categories.

Winter is in full force here in Cleveland! The snow is falling and the temperatures are dropping, but my Pest Management Professional team is staying warm by working on the... Read more»

Column: Whitford venerates veterans Posted on 11 Dec 2017 in the featured & Human Interest categories.

"The exercise reminded me how blessed we are to live in, and serve, The United States of America." Read more»

Usual suspects comprise PMPs’ growth obstacles, opportunities Posted on 24 Nov 2017 in the Business & featured categories.

"... a tight labor market is making it increasingly difficult to recruit qualified technicians." Read more»