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PMP recognizes Class of 2018 inductees

October 23, 2018 By
Pest Management Professional (PMP) celebrated the inductees to its Hall of Fame during a black tie dinner and induction ceremony held Oct. 22 in Orlando, Fla., the day before the National Pest Management Association’s (NPMA’s) 2018 PestWorld event. The five members of the Class... Read more»
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Bed bug control calls for compassion

October 21, 2018 By
A caring attitude may help boost your pest management revenue. Read more»
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10 pro tips for tackling bed bugs

October 20, 2018 By
1. Keep up with recent technology and advances in bed bug control — be it practical experience, equipment or chemicals — and educate the customer on bed bug biology. — Rosana Aure, Owner, Wilroe Pest Control Services, Bacoor City, Philippines... Read more»
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Cockroach control advice from the pros

October 19, 2018 By
What is one step that will put PMPs on the path to cockroach control? Read more»
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Don’t go to extremes when helping your detector dog with distractions

October 19, 2018 By
Last week we talked a lot about the dog and how they treat new things or “distractions,” especially those things that cause anxiety. This week, I want to focus more on the handler end of the leash and what we... Read more»
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Cutting-edge chemistry

October 17, 2018 By
Pest control chemical manufacturers and formulators share what’s new, what’s coming, and their forecasts for 2019-2025. Read more»
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How to curtail cockroach callbacks

October 17, 2018 By
Cockroaches are not going to go away by themselves. Effective treatment depends on many factors; here’s how to gain control. Sometimes, cockroaches come back after treatment thought to be successful. Even when pest management professionals (PMPs) use every tool at... Read more»
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How weather affects mosquito populations

October 16, 2018 By
The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), which serves as the public outreach arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), recently released its Vector Sector forecast for major cities across the United States. After reviewing spring weather patterns and analyzing... Read more»
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PMPs share their uniforms

October 10, 2018 By
Check out what some of today's PMPs are wearing for uniforms. Read more»
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Use uniforms to extend your branding efforts

October 9, 2018 By
Ever since I started my company in 1984, I have known the importance of having a uniformed employee out in the field representing my brand. At first, I used a uniform rental company that supplied factory workers, mechanics and other... Read more»
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