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Remember the Titans: PMP Hall of Fame book now available

November 21, 2016 By
For years, Pest Management Professional (PMP) has honored the leaders and legends of the industry in the pages of the magazine. Now you can read about the remarkable achievements of 87 PMP Hall of Fame inductees in an exclusive new... Read more»

Let’s Make Cancer Obsolete

October 7, 2015 By
Recently, I was asked a question I had never considered: If I could live in any historical age, which would I choose and why? After debating whether I could do without access to the Internet and all the instantaneous information... Read more»
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As an Industry, Let’s Thank a Vet

June 19, 2015 By
So many qualities of the military, especially discipline, following protocols and problem-solving, dovetail perfectly with the requirements of being a successful pest management professional (PMP). That’s why the PMP magazine team — including U.S. Navy veteran Marty Whitford — was... Read more»
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It Doesn’t Have to Be Us vs. Them

June 19, 2015 By
Pollinator health is still making headlines, and the mainstream media continue to struggle with their handling of the topic with knee-jerk reactions based on inconclusive studies that prove the issue is more complicated than originally reported. Most nonindustry media outlets... Read more»
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Off the Cuff: Celebrate the Industry All Year

May 31, 2015 By
As has been tradition for nearly 40 years, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) declared April National Pest Management Month (NPMM). Holding it when spring is in full swing (and the mosquitoes are, too), makes a lot of sense when... Read more»
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Meet the PMP Hall of Fame Class of 2015

May 26, 2015 By
In March, the Pest Management Professional (PMP) Hall of Fame Selection Committee convened to determine the Class of 2015. The committee discussed the industry contributions of dozens of candidates nominated for induction. It wasn’t easy, but in the end, the decision was... Read more»

Off the Cuff: Legislative Day Means Making a Difference

March 4, 2015 By
Pest management is a profession that’s profoundly affected by local, state and national legislation, as well as regulation. Some are hesitant to make their voices heard in the place where policy changes are made: Washington, D.C. For these reasons and... Read more»

Off the Cuff: No Place Like Home

February 5, 2015 By
You may not realize it, but I never truly left Pest Management Professional (PMP) when I “retired” (at the ripe old age of 32) in 2005. The past decade, I’ve served PMP in several behind-the-scenes roles. I’ve posted news, created... Read more»
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Off the Cuff: Onward and Upward in 2015

January 21, 2015 By
We at Pest Management Professional (PMP) have experienced significant growth the past several years, and we have you to thank for it. The support and guidance of our readers and marketing partners help sculpt the content and design of this... Read more»
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No Place Like Home

January 5, 2015 By
You may not realize it, but I never truly left Pest Management Professional when I retired (at the ripe old age of 32) in 2005. Over the past decade, I’ve served in several behind-the-scenes roles. I’ve been on hand to... Read more»
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