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Event set for women in pest control

April 19, 2019 - By

The Women in Pest Control conference will be Aug. 23, in Austin, Texas, geared solely to the women who serve the pest management industry. ...

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Test your bird knowledge

April 18, 2019 - By

Use these questions to see how much you really know about birds and bird control. Editor’s Note: Questions for this bird test were contributed by: Stuart Aust; Dr. Gary Bennett, BCE; Judy Black, BCE; Doug Foster; Dr. Faith Oi; Mark Sheperdigian, BCE; and Dr. Stephen Vantassel, CWCP, ACP.   ...

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Web Exclusive: Memories from the White House

April 17, 2019 - By

Bob Fergus shares a few memories from a very special pest control account he serviced from 1967 to 1979 — the White House. ...

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Industry experts share busy season preparation tips

April 15, 2019 - By

We asked Pest Management Professional’s columnists and editorial board members to share tips for the busy season — and what tasks many PMPs inadvertently overlook. Here are some of their responses — including a few extra that didn’t make it into our April print edition. Daniel Baldwin: Preparing your field staff for the seasonal surge by reminding them of their true... ...

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Bat control tips, then and now

April 12, 2019 - By

The August 1977 cover story of Pest Control magazine, as Pest Management Professional was then known, kicked off a series called the “Vertebrate Pest Control Manual” by Rex E. Marsh and Dr. Walter E. Howard. The series ran through May 1978, detailing biology and control methods for wildlife ranging from deer mice to armadillos. Marsh and Howard’s entry on bats... ...

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Mosquito control tips from the pros

April 5, 2019 - By

Pest management professionals (PMPs) offer advice on mosquito management methods that have worked for them. For 15 more mosquito management tips from the pros, check out Pest Management Professional‘s 2019 Mosquito Management Supplement. Conduct an inspection before treatment Inspection is a necessary first step prior to any pest management service. When servicing for mosquitoes, walking the treatment zone first will... ...

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Bird control strategies for commercial accounts

March 25, 2019 - By

Here are some recommendations from South Elgrin, Ill.-based McCloud Services on strategies for protecting your industrial and commercial accounts from birds. ...

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2019 PMP Growth Summit, continued

March 14, 2019 - By , and

The PMP Growth Summit began Wednesday, March 13. See details and photos from day 1 here. The second day of the PMP Growth Summit kicked off with breakfast roundtables. Pest management professionals (PMPs) and partners met and discussed topics including: secrets to hiring and retaining employees; customer retention, repeat business and referrals; the big five pests; streamlined business tips; obstacles... ...

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2019 PMP Growth Summit, Day 1

March 13, 2019 - By , and

The third annual Pest Management Professional (PMP) Growth Summit got underway the afternoon of Wednesday, March 13, with its first-ever Boardroom Presentations. Taking place once again at the Reunion Resort in Orlando, Fla., the presentations were delivered by the following Event Partners: Bird Barrier of America ConidioTec Control Solutions Inc. FMC J.T. Eaton Kness Pest Defense MGK Insect Control Solutions... ...

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‘Haven to Heaven’ paints quirky picture of rodent control

March 13, 2019 - By

The cover of the September 1954 issue of Pest Control magazine, as Pest Management Professional was known, was a departure from the usual serious portraits or specimen photographs. Rather, it showcased the work of Utica, N.Y.-based artist Edward Juergensen, and was part of a mural he painted for the offices of L.A. Moore & Co. — a pest control firm... ...

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