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PMP, Patton Pest Control respond to odorous house ant call

June 3, 2016 By
Pest Management Professional Editor Heather Gooch rides along with J.R. Walsh of Patton Pest Control to an odorous house ant account. Watch as Walsh gives tips for pest management professionals and the client. Read the full story. This web exclusive... Read more»
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Moxie Pest Control awards first Customer Service Scholarship

September 30, 2015 By
Moxie Pest Control, which launched the Moxie Customer Service Scholarship in June, awarded the scholarship to its first recipient. Osa Neal received $500 for the fall semester of college. The company says it plans to offer the scholarship each fall and spring... Read more»
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Alterra services 300,000th customer

September 30, 2015 By
Alterra Pest Control Services serviced its 300,000th customer in August. The company says it has broken pest control industry records, providing service to 1,300 cities across the United States after only three years of business. “300,000 is a massive landmark and... Read more»
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Rabbit vs. Snake

Unlikely Winner In Rodent vs. Reptile Battle

June 24, 2015 By
It’s not every day you see a snake go up against a rabbit – and lose. For one protective rabbit, however, attacking and scaring off a snake was an easy feat. A few days ago, YouTube user Ramakanth p uploaded... Read more»
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Venomous Snake Control Strategies

June 24, 2015 By
Snakes. Just the sight of one makes some people recoil in horror (or chase it with a shovel). Chances are your customers rationalize this behavior by saying, “It might be poisonous, and I don’t want to be bitten.” In light... Read more»
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Does pest-management knowledge come with responsibility?

June 12, 2014 By
Answering the question: Should you inform the misinformed? Where does your responsibility as a pest management professional (PMP) begin and end? This question occurred to me while scanning online news for Pest Management Professional’s (PMP’s) Facebook wall. When I find... Read more»
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Part II: Bed Bugs… Close to Home

June 1, 2013 By
You can lead your neighbors to knowledge, but you can’t make ’em think.  When I wrote my May column, I had no intention of making it a two-parter. But the story warrants an update. As you might remember, bed bugs... Read more»
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