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Michigan Pest Management Association celebrates successful ACE Workshop

March 6, 2017 By
On Feb. 22, the Michigan Pest Management Association (MPMA) sponsored its first Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE) Workshop, in conjunction with its annual winter meeting in Battle Creek. The morning workshop was designed to help pest management professionals (PMPs) become qualified... Read more»
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IN MEMORIAM: Bill Ives

December 9, 2016 By
Bill Ives, 1977-78 president of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) and father of 2015-16 NPMA President Russ Ives, passed away Dec. 3 at age 86. He was also the son of 1954-55 NPMA President Harlem Ives. The longtime, second-generation... Read more»
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MPMA to host Winter ACE Workshop

August 18, 2016 By
The Michigan Pest Management Association (MPMA) is hosting an ACE Workshop on Feb. 22, 2017, the day before its Winter Meeting takes place Feb. 23-24. The workshop is designed to help pest management professionals (PMPs) achieve the Associate Certified Entomologist... Read more»
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IN MEMORIAM: Linden Griffin

April 18, 2016 By
Linden Griffin Jr., second-generation owner of Griffin Pest Solutions, Kalamazoo, Mich., died April 11. He was 72. When the U.S. Army veteran bought the business from his dad in 1974, he grew it from two technicians to 50. Griffin was... Read more»
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MiPMA announces meeting

December 30, 2015 By
The Michigan Pest Management Association (MiPMA) will host its winter meeting Feb. 18-19 at the FireKeepers Casino & Hotel in Battle Creek. Speakers include: Jamie Clover Adams, director of Michigan Department of Rural Development (MDARD) Dr. Mike Potter, University of... Read more»
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Rose entomologist discovers invasive species

December 22, 2015 By
Mark VanderWerp, BCE, manager of education and training at Troy, Mich.-based Rose Pest Solutions, recently captured an invasive species new to Michigan: the elm seed bug (Arocatus melanocephalus). VanderWerp first spotted the unidentified insect in the backyard of his Birmingham,... Read more»
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ESA honors MSU’s Miller

December 2, 2015 By
Dr. James Miller, an entomology professor at Michigan State University in East Lansing, has been elected a 2015 Fellow of the Entomological Society of America. He has received the honor for his pioneering research in insect physiology, chemical ecology and... Read more»
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NPMA updates bed bug state regulations resource

August 31, 2015 By
Earlier this month, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) compiled its database of state-specific bed bug laws and rules into a downloadable PDF. Visit NPMAPestWorld.org/State_Bed_Bug.pdf to download the file. The last time the database was thoroughly updated was in 2013. The compilation will... Read more»
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Rose Pest Solutions acquires Redwine Pest Control

July 31, 2015 By
Troy, Mich.-based Rose Pest Solutions, the oldest pest management company in the U.S., has expanded its presence in the Cincinnati area with the acquisition of Redwine Pest Control. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Founded in 1860 in Cincinnati,... Read more»
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NPMA elects Ives as president

July 13, 2015 By
Russ Ives, president of Troy, Mich.-based Rose Pest Solutions, has been elected president of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), headquartered in Fairfax, Va. Ives will be the third generation in his family to hold this position when installed in... Read more»
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