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Industry suppliers share stored product pest control solutions

December 4, 2019 By
Product manufacturers share what’s new — and their five-year forecasts. We spoke with seven industry suppliers about their strategies and products to assist pest management professionals (PMPs) at stored product pest (SPP) accounts. Read on for their insights and announcements.... Read more»

Maryland courts upheld Montgomery County lawn pesticide ban

September 1, 2019 By
Montgomery County, Md.’s ban on the use of state-approved pesticides on private lawns was upheld by Maryland's Court of Appeals in July. Read more»

Ohio establishes home inspection license board

January 17, 2019 By
Five days before leaving office Jan. 9, former Ohio Governor John Kasich signed into law Senate Bill 255 to establish the Ohio Home Inspection Licensing Board. The law mandates that the state of Ohio develops, implements and enforces licensing requirements... Read more»
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CDPR approves ContraPest

July 16, 2018 By
On July 16, SenesTech announced that the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR) has approved its rodent fertility control product, ContraPest, for sale and use in California under registration #91601-1-AA. The Flagstaff, Ariz.-based company expects to focus on marketing and... Read more»
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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»
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BREAKING: EPA settles with Amazon for illegal pesticide distribution

February 16, 2018 By
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced an agreement with Amazon Services LLC to protect the public from the hazards posed by unregistered and misbranded pesticide products. The agreement settles allegations that Amazon committed nearly 4,000 violations of the Federal Insecticide,... Read more»
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Is your food plant program FSMA-compliant?

June 22, 2017 By
McCloud Services, based in South Elgin, Ill., and serving Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee, Ohio and Wisconsin, is generating awareness on ways food facilities can build an effective pest management program that will comply under the Food Safety... Read more»
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RISE hosts Issues Breakfast during PestWorld in Seattle

October 28, 2016 By
Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment (RISE) hosted its Industry Issues Breakfast during PestWorld 2016 in Seattle, attended by more than 50 members and guests, including National Pest Management Association (NPMA) leaders. Governing Board Chairman Jonathan Sweat of BASF discussed... Read more»
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NPMA: Support H.R. 5813

September 19, 2016 By
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) urges pest management professionals (PMPs) to ask their elected officials to support the Overtime Reform and Enhancement Act (H.R. 5813). “H.R. 5813 is a reasonable approach that achieves [the U.S. Department of Labor’s, or]... Read more»

NPMA gives Zika funding update

July 18, 2016 By
Editor’s Note: The following is reprinted with permission from the July 15 edition of the National Pest Management Association’s (NPMA’s) Policy Week in Review newsletter: After months of urging Congress to take action to combat the spread of the Zika virus,... Read more»