Tag: Looking Ahead

2033: Dr. Mampe’s Predictions for the Future of Pest Management

September 10, 2013 By
Pest management professionals (PMPs) can expect widespread changes by 2033, including: More regulations will sprout. There was a time when U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) labels read something like: For cockroaches, use a 2% spray. Treat areas where cockroaches are... Read more»
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Harrington’s Predictions for the Future of Pest Management

September 10, 2013 By
Gazing into my crystal ball to predict pest management public policy trends in 2033, I have a newfound appreciation for The Jetsons. When the TV series first aired in 1962, it envisioned life in 2062. By any standard, program creators... Read more»
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2033: Hardy’s Predictions for the Future of Pest Management

September 10, 2013 By and
The good news about termite control is if you don’t like the way services are being performed, wait because it will change. When I started in pest management in 1961, we were using chlordane as the primary termiticide. There was... Read more»
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Dr. Fredericks’ Predictions for the Future of Pest Management

September 10, 2013 By
Twenty-five years ago, who would’ve imagined the high-tech, borderline science-fiction world we live in today? Who would’ve predicted global positioning system (GPS) satellite-based technology would render street maps obsolete? Who would’ve guessed music delivered on shiny, compact discs would go... Read more»
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Henriksen’s Predictions for the Future of Pest Management

September 10, 2013 By
It’s exciting, though a tad daunting, to think about what changes might be in store for the industry 20 years from now. That task is particularly challenging when seeing how tomorrow’s society will embrace marketing, considering many of the tools... Read more»
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2033: Dr. Frishman’s Predictions for the Future of Pest Management

September 10, 2013 By
Pest management services will continue to expand to include other related and unrelated services. Other things I see taking hold in the industry include: More accountability for exactly where technicians are throughout their work days. Nano camera and environmental recordings... Read more»
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Dr. Mitchell’s Predictions for the Future of Pest Management

September 10, 2013 By
The main challenge facing pest management professionals (PMPs) now through 2033 will be how to satisfy a growing public demand for zero pests. Pesticide manufacturers already are developing less-toxic, target-specific pesticides. Concurrently, biologists are developing better monitoring systems and exclusion... Read more»
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