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A closeup view of the butterfly in Rachel Carson's hands in "The Entomologist." PHOTO: HEATHER GOOCH

A closer look at Purdue’s entomology sculpture

January 21, 2020 By
PMP's Heather Gooch takes a closer look at β€œThe Entomologist,” a bronze sculpture that resides on the main campus of Purdue University. Read more»
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Improve your hiring, retention with data

January 16, 2020 By
Using data to improve hiring and retention is easier than you may think. Follow this four-step process to have the best team of employees. Read more»
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Australia fires affect insects, too

January 10, 2020 By
The bush fires in Australia rage on out of control, taking a toll on humans, wildlife and insects. Authorities still attempt to assess the damage. Read more»
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2020 Purdue Conference packs informational punch

January 8, 2020 By
More than 300 pest management professionals gathered on the main campus of Purdue University for the 2020 Purdue Pest Management Conference. Read more»
Gary and his girls: Daughter Nikki, granddaughter Allison and wife Milta. PHOTO: HEATHER GOOCH

Dr. Bennett gets roasted

January 8, 2020 By
To mark the end of an era, a special retirement reception and "roast" of Dr. Gary Bennett took place during the 2020 Purdue Pest Management Conference. Read more»
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Seeking mosquito control insights

January 8, 2020 By
Pest Management Professional is kicking off the new year with a mosquito management survey. If you offer mosquito control, please tell us about the service. Read more»
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Some of the Pi Chi Omega revelers at the 2020 event. PHOTO: HEATHER GOOCH

Pi Chi Omega hosts annual bowling bash

January 5, 2020 By
On Jan. 5, several members of pest control industry fraternity Pi Chi Omega got together at the Rack & Roll Bowling & Billiards center for a party to “Help Strike Out Campus Hunger.” The center is on campus of Purdue... Read more»
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Test your knowledge of spiders

January 3, 2020 By
See how well you and your team know and understand spiders with this tech test. Read more»
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RISE Governing Board Chair Gilles Galliou, Bayer Environmental Science, tells his story during the RISE Annual Meeting in Marana, Ariz. PHOTO: RISE

RISE facilitates a year of engagement

December 18, 2019 By
The shift in the political makeup of state legislatures to one-party majorities β€” except one β€” in the 2018 elections resulted in many pesticide-focused bills and longer active engagement by more people on those bills in 2019 legislative sessions. Bills... Read more»
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Study: Hairy situation creates toeless pigeons

December 18, 2019 By
French scientists studied pigeons in urban areas that don't have a full set of "toes." These toeless pigeons appeared in neighborhoods with hair salons. Read more»
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