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5 questions with Purdue entomology master’s student

April 30, 2018 By
"I did my senior-year project on termite control by formulating effective baits." Read more»
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Terminix names bed bugs ‘Pest of the Year’

December 6, 2017 By
Terminix has named its pest of 2017: bed bugs. The pest of the year was determined by the Memphis, Tenn.-based company based on its research of the highest per capita online search volume of any pest this year. Americans searched... Read more»
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Web Exclusive: Top-rated tools for digital IDs

September 18, 2017 By
Just to delve more deeply into the topic of the Mobile PMP column I wrote in the September issue (p. 116), creating a digital pest ID program should include the following: A written guideline for image quality. It should include... Read more»
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OPMA to host ACE prep course Dec. 5

September 12, 2017 By
The Ohio Pest Management Association (OPMA) will host an all-day test preparation course on Dec. 5, 2017, and facilitate testing for the Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE) exam certification Dec. 6, 2017, in Columbus, Ohio. Both days will be proctored and... Read more»

Mosquito population predictions and pro tips

June 14, 2017 By
Predicting mosquito abundance: Is it possible? Mosquito prediction would seem to be fairly easy. But as any entomologist and mosquito management practitioner understands, the complexity of environmental conditions can push even the best pest management professionals (PMPs) into being a... Read more»
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Top 10 universities for entomology released: University of Florida ranked No. 1

April 4, 2017 By
The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) ranked and scored the world’s top 10 universities for entomology, with the University of Florida topping the list. According to the CWUR, data is obtained from Clarivate Analytics to measure the quality of... Read more»
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Women in pest management: Dr. Susan Jones

December 27, 2016 By
Pest Management Professional chronicled six women who have made pest management their calling. Each one forged her own path toward success — and learned some lessons along the way.   Industry leaders come in all shapes, sizes — and yes,... Read more»
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PMP Hall of Fame 2016 Inductee: Dr. Vernard Lewis reflects on career

September 22, 2016 By
Dr. Vernard Lewis reflects on a 26-year career at the University of California, Berkeley. PMP Hall of Fame 2016 Inductee Name: Dr. Vernard R. Lewis Company: University of California, Berkeley Title: Cooperative Extension Entomologist Years in pest management: 35 Key... Read more»
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MPMA to host Winter ACE Workshop

August 18, 2016 By
The Michigan Pest Management Association (MPMA) is hosting an ACE Workshop on Feb. 22, 2017, the day before its Winter Meeting takes place Feb. 23-24. The workshop is designed to help pest management professionals (PMPs) achieve the Associate Certified Entomologist... Read more»

Active mosquito management promotion leads to sales

May 25, 2016 By
Clark’s mosquito management marketing nets add-on business and new clients. Most of the pest management companies in South Carolina offer mosquito management services, and Clark’s Termite & Pest Control in Irmo is no exception. Entomologist and Technical Director Alan Wilson... Read more»