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3 steps to solving mystery ‘bites’

August 31, 2018 By
In PMP’s March issue, Crawley McPherson presented a case of a “mysterious itch” — or delusions of parasitosis (DOP). This type of case is not uncommon. Unfortunately, many in the industry fail to handle these complaints professionally. Read more: Fiction: Crawley... Read more»
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Xtreme Pest wins PCOC banner contest

July 17, 2018 By
The Pest Control Operators of California (PCOC) has announced the winners of the 15th annual Fumigation Banner Bonanza Contest, sponsored by Douglas Products and Vikane gas fumigant. The contest recognizes the promotion of structural fumigation through job site signage. This... Read more»
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EPA fines Terminix over Hawaii incidents

March 30, 2018 By
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a $168,535 fine against Terminix International Co. for misusing three different restricted-use fumigant pesticides (RUPs), at four separate locations on Kauai. The EPA contends that the Memphis, Tenn.-based company failed to follow... Read more»
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Q&A: Grass-carrying wasps and powderpost beetles

November 30, 2017 By
"An old house has a powderpost beetle infestation that appears to be active. Can heat be used to control this problem?" Read more»
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Bowman wins HPCA contest

October 10, 2017 By
The Hawaii Pest Control Association (HPCA) announces the winners of its annual Fumigation Banner Bonanza Contest, sponsored by Douglas Products and Vikane gas fumigant. The contest recognizes the promotion of structural fumigation through outstanding job site banner signage. Bowman Termite... Read more»
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Container transport: A pest management checklist

July 24, 2017 By
Now that weather temperatures are in the 80s and 90s, proper transportation of processed foods and raw commodities is critical to avoid foodborne illness that directly affects consumers. Pest infestations during transport can corrupt food quality when left unchecked, can... Read more»
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BugOut wins PCOC banner contest

July 19, 2017 By
Pest Control Operators of California (PCOC) has announced the winners of the 14th annual Fumigation Banner Bonanza Contest, sponsored by Douglas Products and Vikane gas fumigant. The contest recognizes the promotion of structural fumigation through job site signage. This year,... Read more»
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Douglas acquires Master Fume

June 8, 2017 By
Liberty, Mo.-based Douglas Products has acquired the Master Fume specialty fumigant labels from Drexel Chemical Co., Memphis. Based on sulfuryl fluoride as the active ingredient, Master Fume is labeled to manage pests in structural and postharvest markets. Terms were not... Read more»
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Q&A: Grain pests, mystery ‘bites’ and low-income customers

December 28, 2016 By
Q: A customer who makes specialty food products keeps small quantities of whole grains in a cooler, which is set at below freezing. My question is, how long does the grain need to be held below freezing to kill all... Read more»
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PMP Hall of Fame 2016 Inductee: Dick Sameth dedicated to industry

September 23, 2016 By
Dick Sameth, who helped Western Pest Services become the company it is today, is PMP’s first second-generation Hall of Famer — his father, J.E. Sameth, was inducted in 1998. PMP Hall of Fame 2016 Name: Dick Sameth Years in business:... Read more»
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