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Bridging the generation gap

June 24, 2019 By
On the various Facebook group pages I frequent, such as “Let’s Talk Business Mobile” and “Pest Control Fraternity,” I’ve noticed a great debate brewing. I’m not talking about the ending of “Game of Thrones.” I’m also not talking about any... Read more»
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5 questions with Pat Kelley

June 19, 2019 By
Pat Kelley, BCE, president of Insects Limited, explains how his company helps museums across the globe identify, treat for and prevent pests using IPM. Read more»
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PMPs further education through PMU

June 13, 2019 By
Pest Management University based in Florida, helps pest management professionals further technical knowledge of pest control. Read more»
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Lending a hand to those who serve

May 9, 2019 By
Pest management professionals (PMPs) continue to step up to lend a hand to military personnel currently protecting our country or seeking employment once their tour of duty is over. The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has been officially doing its... Read more»

5 questions with Bob Fergus

April 16, 2019 By
This question-and-answer session is with Bob Fergus, branch manager of Sentinel Pest Control, Effingham, Ill. The industry veteran took care of pests in the nation’s house — the White House — under the Johnson, Nixon and Ford administrations.   1.... Read more»
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Members are the meaning of Pi Chi Omega

April 13, 2019 By
The mission of industry fraternity Pi Chi Omega is to connect and enrich the urban pest management community. We want to create a collaborative environment where technical knowledge is shared by our engaged members. To that end, we’ve developed several... Read more»
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Highlights from the 83rd Purdue Pest Management Conference

March 8, 2019 By
The 83rd annual Purdue Pest Management Conference took place Jan. 7-9 on the West Layfayette, Ind. Read more»
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Dr. Gary Bennett, BCE: Five decades of conference leadership

March 5, 2019 By
Gary Bennett started in pest control at age 12 and it has evolved into a lifelong career. Read more»

5 questions with Kim Stockment

February 23, 2019 By
Kimberly Stockment is the program administrator for Purdue University’s Online Learning programs. Read more»
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Generous PMPs abound

February 5, 2019 By
On this page is a smattering of the many charitable projects and causes in which various pest management professionals (PMPs) were involved in 2018. And these were chosen from just the ones we know about; many more wonderful acts of... Read more»