Your behavior appears to be a little unusual. Please verify that you are not a bot.

Tag: policy


Getem Services president joins VDACS board

August 31, 2020 By
Charlie Church moves into the Commercial Structural Pesticide Applicator seat on the Virginia Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VBACS). Read more»
This article is tagged with , , and posted in News

Contract tips for navigating attorney fee provisions

June 12, 2019 By
Pest management professionals (PMPs) should review their contracts for all services at least every two years. Within this review process, it is important to consider regulatory, legislative and labeling changes; advertising and marketing programs; and insurance policy changes, among other... Read more»
This article is tagged with , , , and posted in Business, featured

Working with policy makers to effect change

May 1, 2019 By
Policy makers at the state, national and local levels create the laws and regulations that affect pest management professionals (PMPs) and their businesses. With that in mind, the National Pest Management Association’s (NPMA’s) Public Policy Committee met during Legislative Day... Read more»

2 important tips for your drug policy

June 20, 2018 By
Editor’s Note: For PMP’s in-depth coverage of marijuana as it pertains to the pest control workplace, read more: How marijuana legalization impacts your pest management business Will marijuana legalization hit your bottom line? As the owner of a pest control... Read more»
This article is tagged with , , and posted in Business, featured, Pest Talk

NPMA: Farm Bill to be addressed Wednesday

June 12, 2018 By
In its weekly legislative roundup email in June 8 from its Public Policy team, the National Pest Management Association noted the following: Leaders of the Senate Agriculture Committee, Chairman Roberts (R-KS) and Ranking Member Stabenow (D-MI), reached a bipartisan agreement... Read more»

NPMA releases Food BMPs for 2016

November 1, 2016 By
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has released its 2016 Pest Management Standards for Food Processing and Handling Facilities. Since 2007, NPMA guidance and best management practices (BMPs) on pest management in food facilities has been the cornerstone of its commercial... Read more»
NPMA logo

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 to download the file. The last time the database was thoroughly updated was in 2013. The compilation will... Read more»
Logo: EPA

EPA proposes stronger RUP standards

August 10, 2015 By
Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a pre-publication rule. Weighing in at 280 pages, it proposes stronger standards for commercial and private pesticide applicators who apply restricted-use pesticides (RUPs). Such standards include testing, certification and continuing education.... Read more»