Tag: regulations

Norway rat, illustrated for the Truman's Guide. (Art: North Coast Media)

California SPAR talks about what’s next

September 18, 2019 By
Our September issue is devoted to coverage of the close call pest management professionals (PMPs) had in California with a proposed ban of second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides (SGARs). In mid-August, a proposed bill known as AB 1788 was shelved for approximately... 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»

California’s proposed rodenticide ban bill on hold

August 28, 2019 By
The California Ecosystems Protection Act, or bill AB 1788, that would ban the use of certain rodenticides in the state, has been put on hold for now. Read more»
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Terminix names Baldwin to new director role

June 14, 2019 By
Dan Baldwin was named to Terminix Commercial's newly-created role of director, technical, training and regulatory services. Read more»
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PMPs further education through PMU

June 13, 2019 By
Pest Management University based in Florida, helps pest management professionals further technical knowledge of pest control. Read more»

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»
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RISE, CropLife America host annual conference

April 8, 2019 By
RISE and CropLife America welcomed more than 400 leaders from the pesticide industry to the 2019 CropLife America and RISE Regulatory Conference. Read more»
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Lack of paper trail leads to cautionary tale

March 22, 2019 By
Several years ago, a fellow pest management professional (PMP) operating in a market outside of mine called and asked me to share how we do business. Upon my invitation, he paid a visit to my office. I spent several hours... Read more»
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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»