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Dr. Dina Richman

Tips & Tricks: Indoor, Outdoor Control of Fleas and Ticks

March 11, 2016 By
For indoor flea and tick control, concentrate on areas where pets are most active and use a product that can be applied as a broadcast, spot and/or crack-and-crevice treatment. Outside, fleas and ticks are found mainly alongside paths, trails, roads... Read more»
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Scott Brown

Tips & Tricks: How to Manage Fleas and Flies

March 10, 2016 By and
When managing fleas, the best offense is a good defense. Applying an aerosol containing a residual insecticide with an insect growth regulator (IGR) is a common flea treatment. To ensure a winning outcome, get the customer involved by making sure... Read more»
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Headshot: Sandra Sleezer.

Tips & Tricks: Treating for Ticks

March 9, 2016 By
It might not be necessary to treat an entire outdoor area for ticks, which often can be found in shaded and high-moisture areas. You can drag for ticks with a large white cloth to find the hot spots in the... Read more»
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Dr. Reid Ipser, Director of Technical Services, Nisus Corp.

Tips & Tricks: Combat Fleas, Flies and Ticks

March 8, 2016 By
For fleas, concentrate on areas where pets most often rest. Spot treat those areas with a residual insecticide. Flies are associated with sanitation. Clean surrounding conducive conditions. Flies can also originate from agricultural farms and seek conducive breeding conditions inside... Read more»
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Tips & Tricks: How to Combat Fleas, Flies and Ticks

March 3, 2016 By
Sanitation is the best way to reduce filthy fly numbers, but getting customer cooperation to help reduce breeding sites can be a challenge. Full Dumpsters can provide all the necessary resources for some flies to develop. Read more»
John Foley Jr

5 questions with… John Foley Jr.

January 11, 2016 By
John Foley Jr. is the founder and CEO of interlinkONE, and CEO and CMO of sister company Grow Socially. Forbes magazine recently recognized him as the 15th Most Influential CMO on Social Media. We asked Foley, who presented “Untethered Marketing:... Read more»
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Peter Leyden

A Look at Changing Technology with Peter Leyden

January 6, 2016 By
Peter Leyden is founder and CEO of Reinventors, a network of innovators who use group video to conduct online interviews and roundtable discussions about how to “reinvent” America. He frequently gives presentations about new technologies and trends. Leyden began his... Read more»
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Talking Technology with NPMA

January 4, 2016 By
It doesn’t seem like all that many years ago I went to Pest Management Professional (PMP) Editor-at-Large Jerry Mix, who at the time was publisher and editor-in-chief, and told him we simply had to get an email address for the... Read more»
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Photo courtesy of, and copyrighted by, Gene White, pmimages@earthlink.net

The true cost of a bed bug infestation

People who have been exposed to bed bugs pay a high price in more ways than one. Experts reassure us bed bugs don’t spread disease, and imply they don’t harm people. However, does society really know what the negative health... Read more»
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Christian Hardigree, Kennesaw State University, shared the legal implications of bed bugs in a humorous, yet informative presentation.

Bed Bug Management: Challenges & Opportunities

December 30, 2015 By
Bed bugs, lawsuits and litigation: The latest in bed bug legal activity Earlier this year in Denver, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) held the 2015 Global Bed Bug Summit. Sponsored by Bed Bug Central, the summit is designed to... Read more»
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