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Are you using Snapchat?

July 15, 2016 By
As the parents of two teen-aged girls, my husband and I held off as long as we could regarding allowing them access to the Snapchat social media platform. Because the content disappears within 10 seconds after opening, it’s an ideal... Read more»
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PMP announces its 20th Hall of Fame class

April 20, 2016 By
It’s hard to believe 20 years have passed since Dr. Austin Frishman explained, in a conference call with the Pest Management Professional (PMP) magazine staff, his desire to recognize the many leaders and pioneers — both contemporary and from generations... Read more»
When it comes to studying for a licensing test or completing training, however, it’s a safe bet most PMPs haven’t thought of their mobile devices as a study aid. photo: ©istock.com/pavelis

A Study Buddy in Your Pocket

January 20, 2016 By
For many pest management professionals (PMPs), smartphones and tablets are a lifeline. The devices give them access to optimal routes, appointment details, pest identification confirmation, on-the-fly changes to their day and more. At lunchtime, a quick game of Solitaire or... Read more»
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Talking Technology with NPMA

January 4, 2016 By
It doesn’t seem like all that many years ago I went to Pest Management Professional (PMP) Editor-at-Large Jerry Mix, who at the time was publisher and editor-in-chief, and told him we simply had to get an email address for the... Read more»
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Bed Bug Research Focuses on Hotel Business

October 16, 2015 By
New research from the University of Kentucky’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environment has revealed findings about the financial impact bed bugs can have on the travel and hospitality industry. The research was conducted by University of Kentucky entomologist and... Read more»
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Frances and Noad Corley enjoy a Monte Carlo-themed reception during a 1995 industry conference.

Noad Corley Joins Industry Friends in the Hall of Fame

October 13, 2015 By
When Noad Corley (1918-2000) is inducted into the Hall of Fame next month, he’ll be listed among many industry friends — including Bill Spitz, Class of 2006. “At every meeting, Noad stood out,” recalls Spitz of Corley’s industry heyday from... Read more»
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PMP Hall of Fame Spotlight: Noad Corley

August 19, 2015 By
The Pest Management Professional (PMP) Hall of Fame Class of 2015 is comprised of Dr. Laurel Hansen, Dr. Phil Koehler, John R. Cook Sr. and Noad Corley. The magazine staff will induct these deserving candidates in an invitation-only black-tie dinner... Read more»
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Ride Along: ProGuard Commercial Pest Solutions

June 15, 2015 By
When Pest Management Professional Magazine received an invitation to the retirement party of Dr. Gerry “Doc” Wegner, BCE, technical director and staff entomologist of Varment Guard Environmental Services and its commercial division, ProGuard Commercial Pest Solutions, in Columbus, Ohio, I... Read more»
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Off the Cuff: Celebrate the Industry All Year

May 31, 2015 By
As has been tradition for nearly 40 years, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) declared April National Pest Management Month (NPMM). Holding it when spring is in full swing (and the mosquitoes are, too), makes a lot of sense when... Read more»

Giving Back: Bringing the Industry Together for a More Hopeful World

May 27, 2015 By
Ever since her first mission trip in 1997, Mattress Safe Vice President Andrea Hancock has been hooked on touching the lives of people who are in need and desperate to find hope. Hancock was inspired to take things further after... Read more»
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