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Turn it up to 11: PMP’s 2020 State of the Industry Report

November 5, 2019 - By

Pest control is a hit with the majority of the PMPs who answered our 2020 State of the Industry survey ...

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Truly Nolen wraps up 6th year of Halloween hospital visits

October 31, 2019 - By

It started with one visit. In late October 2014, Tucson, Ariz.-based Truly Nolen Pest Control visited Tucson Medical Center for Children to deliver plastic pumpkins for decorating, and swag bags that would be repurposed for trick-or-treating. The trip was a simple idea hatched by Michelle Nolen Senner, daughter of the late Truly David Nolen, the company’s founder. Nolen Senner has... ...

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Fighting extreme measures

October 29, 2019 - By

You don’t have to live in a big city to know rodents are everywhere. That’s why a legislative-led state-wide ban on certain rodenticides seems extreme when federal and state agencies have the power to regulate these products. California pest management professionals (PMPs) are experiencing a short-lived reprieve as legislation that would have banned second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides has been held until... ...

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When it isn’t bed bugs: Solving mysterious bites

October 24, 2019 - By

Nathan Hall, BCE, quality and training specialist at Wil-Kil Pest Control, shares his experiences with responding to customer calls for mysterious bites. ...

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

Women’s networking breakfast at PestWorld draws crowd

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 the networking breakfast held at PestWorld every year. This year was no different, as the annual meet-up was held at... ...

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PMP photo parade: 2019 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 tirelessly for the betterment of the pest control industry. See photos of who attended the event. Read more about the... ...

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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 photos from throughout the show below. Also, click here to see news and videos from PestWorld 2019. ...

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Opening ceremony kicks off PestWorld 2019

October 16, 2019 - By

Dominique Stumpf, CEO of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), welcomed attendees to PestWorld 2019 at the Opening Ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 15. She offered highlights of what the organization has accomplished over the past year and praised members for their dedication to the industry and their customers. “To be involved in this industry is to love this industry,” she... ...

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. ...

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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 inductees. Click on the links below for news, photos and videos. Check back daily for more coverage. PestWorld VIDEO: Talking... ...

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