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National Pest Management Month

April is National Pest Management Month

April 3, 2019 By
For more than 40 years, this annual designation has acknowledged the pest control industry’s commitment to the protection of health, food and property. Read more»
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NPMA: Future of our industry looks bright

May 24, 2018 By
Two years ago, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) created a roadmap for its future. Its goals include: 1. Focusing on our members and providing them with the tools and training they need to grow. 2. Establishing ourselves as an authority on... Read more»
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2018 HoF Inductee: Tom Fortson

May 9, 2018 By
Tom Fortson Jr., vice chairman of Terminix Service Inc. (TSI), is a third-generation pest management professional who is overseeing the fourth and fifth generations at the Columbia, S.C.-based company. Founded in 1947 as a franchise of what’s today known as... Read more»

Experts advise how to handle Zika concerns

October 12, 2016 By
Pest Management Professional (PMP) asked the president of RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment) and the executive director of the National Pest Management Association’s Professional Pest Management Alliance (NPMA’s PPMA), how our industry should respond to the headline-grabbing topics... Read more»
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PPMA succeeds in speaking for the industry

August 1, 2016 By
Cindy Mannes continues to educate and inform the public through the Professional Pest Management Alliance. For almost two decades, the Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA) has worked to market the value of the industry to the public. In this way,... Read more»
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Stumpf ushers in new era for NPMA

May 10, 2016 By
Dominique Stumpf, CAE, CMP, is only the ninth leader to take the reins of the National Pest Management Association since its founding in 1933. Pest Management Professional sat down with her to talk about the association and its strategies for... Read more»
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Are you ready for National Pest Management Month?

March 31, 2016 By
The Professional Pest Management Alliance, the National Pest Management Association’s consumer and media outreach arm, has designated April as National Pest Management Month “to enable the public to learn more about the work industry professionals do to protect health, food and property from pests.” Reminder: Tomorrow marks the first day of the month! Read more»

Off the Cuff: Celebrate the Industry All Year

May 31, 2015 By
As has been tradition for nearly 40 years, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) declared April National Pest Management Month (NPMM). Holding it when spring is in full swing (and the mosquitoes are, too), makes a lot of sense when... Read more»
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Off the Cuff: Seeking All the Ant-sers

May 18, 2015 By
Ants can be a pain, not only literally — I’m looking at you, Solenopsis invicta — but figuratively, to a typical pest management professional’s (PMP’s) bottom line. How many ant callbacks have you fielded this season? Before you hang your... Read more»

5 Questions with Missy Henriksen

April 16, 2015 By
As part of our recent redesign, half of my back-page columns will feature question-and-answer (Q&A) sessions with pest management industry professionals. My first Q&A is with Missy Henriksen, executive director of the Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA) and vice president... Read more»