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Nearly 100 women attended the annual PestWorld PWIPM Networking Breakfast. PHOTO: DANIELLE PESTA

Women’s networking breakfast at PestWorld draws crowds

October 18, 2019 By and
Professional Women in Pest Management (PWIPM) — a National Pest Management Association (NPMA) committee — provides support, education and networking opportunities to women in the industry. Since 2005, the NPMA has encouraged women to meet up at events such as... Read more»
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PMP photo parade: Hall of Fame induction ceremony

October 18, 2019 By
Pest management professionals, marketing partners and guests gathered at the Omni Hotel in San Diego, Calif., on Oct. 14 for Pest Management Professional‘s (PMP‘s) 23rd Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The annual event honored five legends and innovators who have worked... Read more»
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PMP photo parade: PestWorld 2019

October 18, 2019 By , and
With more than 3,000 pre-registered attendees, PestWorld 2019 is expected to be one of the most attended PestWorld conferences. The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) kicked off the four-day conference with The Greatest Show, mariachi band and ribbon cutting. See... Read more»
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PHOTO: HEATHER GOOCH

Pi Chi Omega: Officers installed, programs announced

October 15, 2019 By
On Tuesday morning, Dale Baker, VP of J.T. Eaton, presided over his last membership meeting as president of Pi Chi Omega. With Baker’s term at an end, the industry fraternity voted during the meeting to install PMP columnist Mark “Shep”... Read more»
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Dave Mueller, Dr. Dini Miller, Judy Black and Lonnie Alonso received plaques at the PMP Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Oct. 14, 2019. (PHOTO: DANIELLE PESTA)

PMP inducts class of 2019 Hall of Famers

October 15, 2019 By
Pest Management Professional held its 23rd Hall of Fame induction ceremony to honor five legends and innovators in the pest control industry. Read more»
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The National Pest Management Association recognized the State Policy Affairs Representatives (SPARS) who worked tirelessly with policymakers over the past year as advocates for the industry. PHOTO: DIANE SOFRANEC

Live from PestWorld 2019

October 14, 2019 By , and
The staff of Pest Management Professional (PMP) is reporting live from the show floor of PestWorld 2019, held Oct. 15-18 San Diego, Calif. See coverage of the event as well as PMP‘s Hall of Fame award ceremony recognizing the 2019... Read more»
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Fungi could be the answer to winter ticks, new research shows

October 10, 2019 By
Back in 2015, we featured the horrific plight of so-called “ghost moose,” so named “for the light patches of skin showing as a result of their attempts to remove tens of thousands of ticks attached to their skin by rubbing... Read more»
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Inspection and protection are critical when performing commercial pest control work. (PHOTO: ISTOCK.COM/HEDGEHOG94)

Cultivate a mindset for commercial accounts

October 2, 2019 By
Pest management professionals can answer these questions to help them decide if they want to venture into commercial work. Read more»
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Test your knowledge of cockroaches

October 2, 2019 By
See how well you know and understand cockroaches and their behavior with this tech test with questions provided by Frank Meek, BCE. Read more»
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Fiscal fitness check: 2019 Pest Control Operating Cost Study

October 2, 2019 By
The benchmarking intel in this 2019 Pest Control Operating Cost Study is designed to serve as an industry fitness tracker for team owners and managers. Read more»
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