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Update on NPMA-supported research that will impact pest control

November 6, 2019 By
PMP columnist Dr. Jim Fredericks, and VP of technical and regulatory affairs for the National Pest Management Association, shares some of the latest research being funded by the Pest Management Foundation, including Dr. Niamh Quinn’s research on rodenticides. (Intro background... Read more»
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’Tis the season for holiday pests

November 6, 2019 By
With so many Americans choosing storage facilities to stash holiday decor and extra belongings, these locations serve as an opportunity to spread pests from one home to another. Read more»
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NPMA examines spray foam insulation and termite control

November 5, 2019 By
PMP columnist Dr. Jim Fredericks, and VP of technical and regulatory affairs for the National Pest Management Association, shares the challenges termite inspectors face when a crawlspace or basement has spray foam insulation. Read more»
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Pest Management Foundation awards 2019 scholarships

October 22, 2019 By
This year, the Pest Management Foundation awarded $10,000 in scholarships to five university students studying urban entomology. Read more»
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Multistate task force sets out to curb rising sales of illegal pesticides

October 3, 2019 By
Clemson University leads a new multistate task force to control sales of illegal pesticides after two pet dogs died in North Carolina. Read more»
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NPMA’s Mosquito Multiplier displays breeding power of mosquitoes

August 28, 2019 By
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is educating consumers about mosquitoes with the results of its new video project – Mosquito Multiplier. Read more»
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NPMA Industry Relations team leads the charge

May 27, 2016 By
Whether it’s in the technical or business regulatory arena, the well being of pest management professionals is top of mind.   Since its inception in 1933, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has grown into the biggest advocacy organization and... Read more»
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Callback Cures: Controlling Bed Bugs that Aren’t There

January 5, 2016 By
Bed bug callbacks can be time consuming and costly. Because of the emotional impact bed bug infestations can have on clients, pest management professionals (PMPs) are conditioned to respond quickly to customer concerns when bites continue after service has been... Read more»
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Callback Cures: Potential Sources for Persistent Fleas

September 15, 2015 By
Nuisance wildlife pests can invade structures, cause significant damage and interfere with the quality of life for clients in urban, suburban and rural areas. But in addition to scratching noises and other unnerving bumps in the night, animals such as... Read more»
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The Buzz on Pollinator Policy

September 8, 2015 By
On May 19, the White House released its 58-page National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators, delivered by President Barack Obama’s Pollinator Health Task Force. In the mainstream media, it’s the kind of story that... Read more»