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New legislation passes related to COVID-19

March 20, 2020 By
The National Pest Management Association reports that the industry has been deemed essential, and breaks down relevant changes to FMLA in new law. Read more»
Blue Ridge Wildlife & Pest Management Technician Jason Davis installs Bird-Shock Flex-Track on the roof of the National Museum of African American History & Culture. PHOTO: BLUE RIDGE WILDLIFE & PEST MANAGEMENT

Protecting our national heritage from pest birds

March 2, 2020 By
Learn how Blue Ridge Wildlife & Pest Management provides the bird control services for the National Museum of African American History & Culture. Read more»

Pestmaster Services adds six franchise locations

January 31, 2020 By
Pestmaster Services opened six new franchise locations. The company is a dominant player in the governmental contracts sector for pest control. Read more»
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Norway rat, illustrated for the Truman's Guide. (Art: North Coast Media)

California SPAR talks about what’s next

September 18, 2019 By
Our September issue is devoted to coverage of the close call pest management professionals (PMPs) had in California with a proposed ban of second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides (SGARs). In mid-August, a proposed bill known as AB 1788 was shelved for now... Read more»

5 questions with Kevin Lemasters

November 6, 2018 By
Read about how Kevin Lemasters' town council position helps him with customer service at EnviroPest. Read more»

US Zika funding bill halted

June 29, 2016 By
UPDATED JULY 5 WITH LAST PARAGRAPH Just days after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a $1.1 billion Zika funding package, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) reports, Senate Democrats blocked the bill. The measure failed 52-48 in a procedural vote that... Read more»

Mitchell becomes RANGER member

June 17, 2016 By
Pest Management Professional (PMP) magazine is proud to announce that Technical Editor Dr. Stuart Mitchell has achieved physician-medical corps membership status in the United States Regional And National Group Emergency Responders (RANGER). According to, “United States Regional And National Group Emergency... Read more»

NPMA attends overtime rule meeting

May 11, 2016 By
Last week, the policy staff of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) attended a meeting of the Partnership to Protect Workplace Opportunity (PPWO) at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. This coalition is made up of more than 80 trade associations,... Read more»
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NPMA’s Taisey speaks to procurement pros

March 29, 2016 By
Allison Taisey, certification program manager for the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), recently spoke on behalf of the pest management industry to more than 500 procurement professionals at the National Association of State Procurement Officials’ (NASPO’s) 29th annual How to Market... Read more»

NPMA urges PMPs to write Congress

December 4, 2015 By
Section 179 of the IRS tax code allows businesses to deduct the full purchase price of qualifying equipment from gross income from the year the equipment was purchased, rather than writing off the depreciation of the equipment over several years.... Read more»
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