Tag: Look Back

1977 COVER: PMP ARCHIVES

Bat control tips, then and now

April 12, 2019 By
The August 1977 cover story of Pest Control magazine, as Pest Management Professional was then known, kicked off a series called the “Vertebrate Pest Control Manual” by Rex E. Marsh and Dr. Walter E. Howard. The series ran through May... Read more»
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PHOTO: PMP ARCHIVES

‘Haven to Heaven’ paints quirky picture of rodent control

March 13, 2019 By
The cover of the September 1954 issue of Pest Control magazine, as Pest Management Professional was known, was a departure from the usual serious portraits or specimen photographs. Rather, it showcased the work of Utica, N.Y.-based artist Edward Juergensen, and... Read more»
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Why fly species ID was — and is — important

March 10, 2019 By
In the April 1959 issue of what was then known as Pest Control magazine, Dr. Arthur Smith tackled “Fly Control: Is Species Important?” At the time, Dr. Smith was a technical fly consultant for the Bureau of Vector Control, California... Read more»
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Flea and tick control advised for all rodent work

February 4, 2019 By
Pest control is an effective way to protect public health. For proof, look no further than an article from the August 1960 issue of Pest Control magazine, as Pest Management Professional was known at the time, which focused on flea-... Read more»
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PHOTO: PMP ARCHIVES 1997

Our industry’s future, circa 1997

December 30, 2018 By
Dr. Gerry Wegner, BCE, has been a longtime friend of the magazine. In 1997, as co-owner of Varment Guard Environmental Services in Columbus, Ohio, he pitched us an idea for a story about what pest control might be like in... Read more»
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Staying true to the PMP Hall of Fame vision

November 17, 2018 By
When I joined the staff of Pest Control, now Pest Management Professional, (PMP) in late 1995, I became part of a dedicated editorial team led by Publisher/Editor-in-Chief Jerry Mix and Managing Editor Lisa Shaheen, who later rose in ranks to... Read more»
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Davis advises post-WWII PMPs

October 15, 2018 By
With profiles of this year’s PMP Hall of Fame class, we felt it was appropriate to spotlight remarks fellow PMP Hall of Famer Professor John June Davis made at a North Carolina State Entomologists Association meeting in St. Louis, Mo.,... Read more»
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Tips for a pest-free spacecraft

September 15, 2018 By
Sure, my headline is tongue-in-cheek, but with the announcement this summer that the United States plans to add a Space Force as its sixth military branch, it might be a relevant headline sooner than later. That was not the case... Read more»
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Photo: K.S. Matz

1946 study looked to primary sources of secondary infestations

September 12, 2018 By
In this look back, we examine how the industry managed carpet beetles and clothes moths Read more»
PHOTOS: PMP Archives / July, August, September 1951

From the archives: Pest control for an atomic age

August 24, 2018 By
In 1951, the magazine offered a take on what would happen to radiation-exposed pests in a three-part article titled. Read more»
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