Tag: regulations

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Rodenticide regulations may tighten in California

February 19, 2019 By
Rodenticides are on the radar of the California Department of Pesticide Regulation, the agency responsible for regulating the sale and use of pesticides. Read more»
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Wildlife control is not for the novice

September 9, 2018 By
With wildlife control, a more specialized skill is needed. Read more»
Mark Dargay, RK Environmental Services

RK Environmental promotes regulatory compliance director

July 23, 2018 By
Comprehensive Food Safety (CFS), a division of RK Environmental Services, promoted Mark Dargay to director, regulatory compliance. In his new role, Dargay will work to build relationships with key industry trade associations and federal, state and local regulatory agencies to... Read more»
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NPMA advises PMPs to take action for Farm Bill

May 23, 2018 By
The National Pest Management Association reports that the U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass the 2018 Farm Bill. Read more»

Why the Farm Bill matters to PMPs

May 9, 2018 By
Why should pest management professionals (PMPs) care about the 2018 Farm Bill? If enacted as currently written, the Farm Bill would reinforce the exclusive authority of states to regulate the sale and use of pesticides. You may think Congress already... Read more»
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Video: Will industry regulations increase or decrease?

September 28, 2017 By
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RpyAK6R52Q4 Pest management professionals (PMPs) predict whether industry regulations will increase or decrease over the next five years. The PMPs were interviewed at Pest Management Professional‘s inaugural PMP Growth Summit, which took place Jan. 31 to Feb. 2 in Orlando,... Read more»
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California PMPs: Know your licensed limits

September 12, 2017 By
In California, the Laws and Regulations Relating to the Practice of Structural Pest Control defines a structural pest as being one that is in, on or invading a structure. Roof rats damaging oranges in a tree about 100 ft. away... Read more»
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Q&A with Cramer Pest Control’s Chris Cramer

August 18, 2017 By
Our question-and-answer session this month focuses on Chris Cramer, owner of Cramer Pest Control in Fort Mills, S.C. For the first eight years, he did everything himself. Fast-forward 20 years, and the company now has 16 employees and projected revenues... Read more»
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Eric and Kurt Scherzinger. Photo: Scherzinger Termite & Pest Control

PMPs discuss pros, cons of offering mosquito service

May 29, 2017 By and
ERIC: Kurt, I think we really need to ramp up our mosquito service and provide this quality service to all of our customers, as well as any new customers. KURT: We need to crawl before we run. Also, aren’t you... Read more»
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Aaron Hobbs

‘Change’ is the operative word at RISE Industry Issues Breakfast

February 9, 2017 By
“Where should we begin today?” RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment) President Aaron Hobbs asked a record number of members and superintendents attending the organization’s annual Industry Issues Breakfast Feb. 8 at the Golf Industry Show (GIS) in Orlando.... Read more»
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