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Downy woodpeckers are found across the U.S., with the exception of desert areas. PHOTO: STEVEN KATOVICH, BUGWOOD.ORG

4 tips to consider before creating a woodpecker control strategy

April 5, 2021 By
For his presentation at the recent virtual Purdue Pest Management Conference, wildlife control professional Keith Markun focused on a bird that seems to be increasing its pest status in recent years, thanks to new construction in previously forested areas: the... Read more»
Doug Foster

Rodent Tales: Doug Foster

April 5, 2021 By
Doug Foster is the president of Burt’s Termite & Pest Control, Columbus, Ind. We caught up with him to hear some stories about his rodent control experience. Read more»
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Squirrels, raccoons and other wildlife can harbor fleas, too. PHOTO: RAPIDEYE/ISTOCK / GETTY IMAGES PLUS/GETTY IMAGES

Petless accounts can still get fleas

April 5, 2021 By
Have a residential account without pets, but experiencing bites from fleas? Squirrels, raccoons and other wildlife can harbor fleas, too. Read more»
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PHOTO: PETE SCHOPEN

Money opportunities abound, if you’re willing to work for them

March 25, 2021 By
Pete Schopen shares how his company, Schopen Pest Solutions, looks for new opportunities to make money and strategies to upsell customers. Read more»
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In praise of NYC PMPs

March 25, 2021 By
Throughout the world, pest management professionals (PMPs) battle a wide variety of pests. But to do it in New York City requires overcoming a unique set of challenges. Read more»
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PHOTO: ANNA MUNOZ

The 7 Ps of evergreen companies

March 25, 2021 By
There are seven defining characteristics of evergreen entrepreneurs and the companies they build. They are referred to as the 7 Ps. Read more»
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Experts share favorite flea and tick inspection tips

March 12, 2021 By
Pest Management Professional's columnists and editorial advisory board members share their favorite flea and tick inspection tips. Read more»
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Assess your ant knowledge

March 3, 2021 By
See how well you and your team understand ants by answering these questions submitted by industry experts to test your knowledge. Read more»
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5 proposed taxes that may affect PMPs

March 3, 2021 By
It’s prudent for pest management professionals to be aware now of five proposed tax changes, and how they may affect the industry. Read more»
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How to put together a team of champions

March 3, 2021 By
As you hire and train in 2021, view the process through the lens of building a championship team — and begin racking up your company’s victories. Read more»