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David Fleming

Sprayer system designed with techs in mind

July 10, 2019 By
David Fleming, owner of Pest Management Solutions, created a custom compressed air sprayer system to make the work easier for himself and his technicians. Read more»
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Web Exclusive: Which pest is most often misidentified?

June 12, 2017 By
The June issue’s Question of the Month (p. 14) features responses from Paul Hardy, Ray Johnson and Mark “Shep” Sheperdigian, but several other PMP contributors weighed in (and so did Shep, for a second time!): Dr. Jim Fredericks: The most... Read more»
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Pi Chi Omega meeting: Future looks bright

November 3, 2016 By
During PestWorld 2016 in Seattle, the international industry fraternity Pi Chi Omega held meetings for its board and membership. The group meets one other time a year, in January during the Purdue University Professional Pest Management Conference. At the October... Read more»
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PestWorld 2016, a reminder of the annual event’s importance to the industry

October 25, 2016 By
Did you go to NPMA PestWorld last week? No? Why on Earth not? I suspect for many it’s a question of finances, which is understandable. But those in the industry with the ways and means are truly doing themselves a... Read more»
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PestWorld 2016 – A busy third day of learning for attendees

October 20, 2016 By
Wednesday’s PestWorld 2016 events kept our staff plenty busy. There’s so much to see, do and learn that we wonder how individual attendees are able to soak it all up. Here’s a brief rundown of some of the events this... Read more»
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How to get the most out of PestWorld

October 13, 2016 By
[The following piece, “How to Get the Most Out of Your Next Conference or Convention,” was written and posted to LinkedIn by June Van Klaveren, and is being republished here with the author’s permission. We thought it a great reminder, before... Read more»
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P.E.S.T. Relief International: Georgia Partners Bring Comfort & Relief

October 11, 2016 By
[The following post was submitted to PMP by guest writer, Andrea Hancock of P.E.S.T. International.] Summer was busy for all of us, but we ended strong with a day of education and service.P.E.S.T. Relief International and CPCO of Georgia partnered together... Read more»
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The spider that ate my neighborhood! (or: My late-summer porch pal) [UPDATED 9/7/16]

September 2, 2016 By
Maybe you’ve heard of the 1972 novelty (not-quite-a) hit, “The Cockroach that Ate Cincinnati” by Rose & the Arrangement. It’s basically what you’d expect from a 1970s novelty song. In the same spirit here’s the Spider that Ate Cleveland …... Read more»
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photo: Dr. Gerry Wegner

Wasps, up close and personal

August 16, 2016 By
Since I moved to Florida from Ohio last year, I have been observing a variety of interesting stinging insects right outside my front door. I put a nesting board for solitary bees into the recess for the garage window.  I drilled a... Read more»
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23 call-to-action tips for pest management marketing

May 4, 2016 By
[Blogged with permission from guest blogger, June Van Klaveren of Compelling Communications Inc.] Marketing gurus say that people don’t respond when asked just one time. It takes many, many calls to action (CTA) before someone actually picks up the phone, purchases,... Read more»
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