Tag: PMPs

Las Vegas, as seen from a High Roller cabin 550 feet in the air. PHOTO: DIANE SOFRANEC

Las Vegas PMPs see pest activity surge

July 12, 2019 By
Pest management professionals (PMPs) in Las Vegas, Nev., are seeing an upsurge in service calls following two earthquakes near Ridgecrest, Calif. Read more»
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Bad Apples vs Background Checks

September 28, 2015 By
It doesn’t happen often but it’s hard  to see a report like this one and not feel the sting of an unnecessary black eye for the industry. Every industry has its bad apples, but not every business. Even one bad... Read more»
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Syngenta offers business coaching webinars

March 24, 2014 By
GREENSBORO, N.C.—Syngenta Professional Pest Management (PPM) will host the Syngenta Business Seminars digital webinar series for pest management professionals (PMPs). Led by AdviCoach, an organization of business development coaches, these six webinars will build on PMPs’ knowledge of ownership and... Read more»
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Dos and Don’ts: Cockroaches

March 1, 2013 By
Cockroaches do expertly survive, changing minimally for 200 million years. If pest management professionals (PMPs) don’t expertly intervene, survival is certain. With more than 4,000 species globally, not all species of cockroaches are pestiferous. Species under the pest classification have... Read more»

Sales infusion

March 1, 2013 By
As bed bug management technologies, techniques and related business practices evolve, services are becoming more affordable to hard-bit consumers and companies. But while many pest management professionals (PMPs) have reduced their bed bug management program costs, they’re typically more than... Read more»
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ASPCRO & NPMA rodenticide use survey

March 1, 2013 By
Getting a read on the current state of rodent management requires a hard look at the means by which pest management professionals (PMPs) are operating. As is the case with most pests, there’s more than one way to control a... Read more»

Top five worst bird business mistakes

March 1, 2013 By
1. The wrong tools for the job It’s important to fully understand a job’s scope prior to executing a treatment plan. Jason Viar, branch manager, Clegg’s Termite & Pest Control, Durham, N.C., suggests laying out a difficult netting job before... Read more»
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