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How Do You Manage Mosquitoes? Take Our Survey and Tell Us How

February 27, 2015 By
What are the latest trends regarding mosquito management? Pest Management Professional (PMP) magazine wants to know as we prepare our upcoming annual Mosquito Management feature. Please take a few minutes to complete our annual Mosquito Survey. Click here to provide... Read more»
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Aaron Hobbs

RISE president talks IPM, pesticide benefits on NPR’s The Diane Rehm Show

February 11, 2015 By
WASHINGTON—Long-standing NPR radio personality Diane Rehm invited Aaron Hobbs, president of RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment), to join a panel discussion on pesticides on her Feb. 3 show. Hobbs was joined by Les Glasgow, herbicide technical product lead... Read more»
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NPMA seeks input for Veterans Group

February 3, 2015 By
FAIRFAX, VA—As PMP first reported Jan. 7, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has formed a Veterans Group. The mission of this group is to actively promote the recruitment of veterans and support those recruitment efforts through various education and... Read more»
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Shep Sheperdigian

On the Road to Pest Management Enlightenment

January 20, 2015 By
It’s been a busy month of travel for this senior editor. Between the Global Bed Bug Summit in Denver, and West Lafayette, Ind. for the 79th Annual Purdue Pest Management Conference, there hasn’t been much reason for me to even unpack my... Read more»
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Researchers ID Bed Bug Pheromone

January 7, 2015 By
BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA—According to an article from Entomology Today, Simon Fraser University’s Professor Regine Gries and Dr. Gerhard Gries led a team of students in finding a set of chemical attractants that can lure bed bugs into traps. The research is published in... Read more»
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2015 Product Preview

December 17, 2014 By
What’s new and nifty for the industry’s toolbox in the New Year? Let’s take a look — as well as the opportunity to introduce readers to one of our new departments in the magazine: HOT PRODUCTS. In its January debut, Hot Products will... Read more»
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Thermal Remediation Bed Bug National Conference to Debut in March

December 1, 2014 By
BURNSVILLE, MN—TEMP-AIR, Inc., which manufactures Thermal Remediation bed bug heat treatment equipment, is hosting the first-ever Bi-Annual Thermal Remediation Bed Bug National Conference March 8-10, 2015, in Grapevine, Texas. Bayer and Mattress Safe are co-hosting the event. Speakers include: •... Read more»
2014 New York Pest Expo

2014 New York Pest Expo Wrap-Up

November 19, 2014 By
NEW YORK CITY — More than 500 pest management industry manufacturers, distributors, business owners and technicians filled the Fort Washington Avenue Armory in Manhattan on Nov. 13 for the 2014 New York Pest Expo, an annual event held by Bug... Read more»
cover: From Technician to CEO: The Evolution of a High-Growth Pest Control and Lawn Care Company

New Book Tells Fictional Tale of Pest Control Operator

November 5, 2014 By
CLEVELAND—Dan Gordon, CPA, a PMP columnist and owner of industry accounting consultancy PCO Bookkeepers, has written a new book. From Technician to CEO: The Evolution of a High-Growth Pest Control and Lawn Care Company tells the fictional tale of Peter... Read more»
Cover: STOP Spraying Money Down the Drain

PMP Presents Greess’ Latest Book

October 29, 2014 By
CLEVELAND—New from Quality Equipment & Spray president and frequent PMP contributor Andrew Greess, STOP Spraying Money Down the Drain is a must-read reference guide for pest management and lawn care professionals. Chock full of photographs and diagrams, the 150-page book... Read more»
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