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O’Donnell’s Termite & Pest honors employee with 3 decades of service

September 11, 2019 By
O’Donnell’s Termite & Pest Control honored one of their employees, lead technician Tom Kelty, who has been with the company for 30 years. Read more»
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Getting aggressive with an aerial colony

July 28, 2019 By
Carmen Clark, southern Alabama branch manager for Fairhope, Ala.-based Havard Pest Control, has more than a decade of experience in termite control. But as many pest management professionals (PMPs) can attest, he’s never too experienced to learn something new —... Read more»
PHOTO: BRIAN RANES

Tracking amazing pollinators

July 8, 2019 By
Butterflies are among the most beautiful of all pollinators. They can be found on every continent except Antarctica. Brian Ranes, ACE, operations manager and staff entomologist for McMahon Exterminating, Evansville, Ind., helps track the monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) that migrate... Read more»
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PHOTO: DIANE SOFRANEC

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»
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ProBest protects an architectural legacy

April 14, 2019 By
During his 70-year career, innovative and influential architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed structures and furnishings in harmony with their surroundings. ProBest Pest Management, Gilbert, Ariz., currently services 24 of the 30 Frank Lloyd Wright structures in Scottsdale, Ariz. Owner Keith... Read more»
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An industry tradition: Posing at Purdue

February 12, 2019 By
We highlight some of the Annual Conference Photos from the Purdue Pest Management Conference. Read more»
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PHOTO: DIANE SOFRANEC

PWIPM networking event empowers women

January 22, 2019 By
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... Read more»
PHOTO: PATTY PIERLEONARDI

Meet some PMPs who are “Elf on the Shelf” enablers

December 14, 2018 By
In recent years, the Elf on the Shelf has given the Tooth Fairy, the Easter Bunny and even Ol’ St. Nick a run for their money, popularity-wise. The Elf hides in different (and creative) places around the house, so he... Read more»
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PHOTO: GABE SALDANA AND DR. MIKE MERCHANT, TEXAS A&M AGRILIFE

Texas A&M’s IPM Experience House

December 7, 2018 By
In April 2017, the Dallas-based Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service unveiled the newly constructed Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Experience House, designed to be a working classroom where pest management professionals (PMPs) can gain experience in settings similar to where they... Read more»
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Going to the dogs

June 30, 2016 By
As promised in our June Photo Finish, we’ve rounded up a few more K-9s in the bed bug biz: • Among K-9 Kinsey’s co-workers at Gregory Pest Control (smarterpestcontrol.com) is T-Bone, a beagle mix. • K-9 Allie’s co-workers at JP... Read more»
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