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Thriving young professionals group injects new life into AMCA

August 20, 2018 By
Few industries are immune to the challenges that accompany an aging workforce. Industries and organizations lacking an influx of interested, talented young people can lose momentum and become less effective at meeting the needs of their constituents. That’s the scenario the... Read more»
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What will Keystone virus mean to PMPs?

June 22, 2018 By
Updated June 23, 4:45 p.m. ET, to reflect comments by AMCA’s Joe Conlon. After the Keystone virus was first detected in Aedes atlanticus mosquitoes in 1964, in Keystone, Fla., the prevailing wisdom has been that it is a risk to... Read more»
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AMCA offers mosquito management training, tools

April 27, 2018 By
Pest management professionals (PMPs) who want to enter the mosquito management business or brush up on their training should check out the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) website at Mosquito.org. Under the “Resource Center” tab, you can access online training... Read more»
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Mosquito control: Advise customers to follow the 3 D’s

October 18, 2017 By
Help protect your customers from mosquitoes by encouraging them to follow the three “D’s” recommended by the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA): Drain. Empty water containers at least once per week. Any conditions that allow water to collect or lay... Read more»
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Dr. Cope joins AP&G

July 10, 2017 By
Dr. Stanton Cope Jr. has joined AP&G as the Bayonne, N.J.-based manufacturer’s first VP of products and technical services. The role was created to gear up for AP&G’s rollout of new mosquito management products. Dr. Cope holds a master’s degree... Read more»
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Bayer marks #MosquitoAwarenessWeek

June 29, 2017 By
How are you celebrating #MosquitoAwarenessWeek, which ends July 1? “In the U.S., National Mosquito Control Awareness Week serves as an important reminder of the dangerous public health threat that mosquitoes pose,” says Dr. Kurt Vandock, head of public health for... Read more»
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National Mosquito Control Awareness Week set for June 25 to July 1

June 20, 2017 By
National Mosquito Control Awareness Week 2017 will take place June 25 to July 1, according to the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA). The event aims to educate the public about health risks associated with mosquitoes as they become active during summer... Read more»
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It’s National Mosquito Awareness Week!

June 27, 2016 By
Happy National Mosquito Awareness Week! Is your company doing anything special to celebrate? To mark the occasion, the American Mosquito Control Association released a few tips for mosquito control and prevention for pest management professionals to use and share. “Over... Read more»
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Q&A with Terminix’s Dr. Stanton Cope

April 25, 2016 By
This month, we feature a question-and-answer session with Dr. Stanton Cope. The retired Navy captain and former director of the U.S. Armed Forces Pest Management Board is director of entomology and regulatory services for Memphis, Tenn.-based Terminix. In February, Dr.... Read more»
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AMCA group gives the next generation a guiding hand

April 7, 2016 By
In the April issue of PMP magazine, we feature a question-and-answer session with Dr. Stanton Cope. The retired Navy captain and former director of the U.S. Armed Forces Pest Management Board is director of entomology and regulatory services for Memphis,... Read more»
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