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Tips to evaluate a dog for scent detection

February 22, 2019 By
Here's how to evaluate potential detector dog candidates. Read more»
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Improve review rate, improve your business, says Podium’s Jenson at ServSuite

February 21, 2019 By
Brad Jenson, executive vice president of business development for Podium Corp., was the Wednesday keynote speaker for ServicePro’s ServSuite University taking place Feb. 19-21, in Nashville, Tenn. Podium, a Lehi, Utah-based customer interaction platform provider, is the event’s platinum sponsor.... Read more»
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ServSuite University under way in Nashville

February 18, 2019 By
Now in its 11th year, the annual user conference is taking place this week at the Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Read more»
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Test your rodent knowledge

February 7, 2019 By
Use these questions to see how much you really know about rodents. Questions for this rodent test were contributed by: Dr. Gary Bennett; Judy Black, BCE; Michael Broder; Doug Foster: Dr. Austin Frishman, BCE-Emeritus; Paul Hardy; Frank Meek, BCE; Dr.... Read more»
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IPM for Food Plants 2019 set for June

February 1, 2019 By
From June 11-12, 2019, the 2019 Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for Food Plants Seminar will once again take place at the Hershey Lodge, Hershey, Pa. It is intended for food safety and quality assurance managers, pest management professionals and other... Read more»
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NCPMA event underway

January 30, 2019 By
The North Carolina Pest Management Association (NCPMA) kicked off the 69th Annual Pest Control Technician’s (PCT) School in Durham, N.C., on Tuesday, Jan. 29. The three-day event has attracted nearly 1,000 pest management professionals from across the state for education,... Read more»
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Barnes & Noble Press: Just Ask

January 24, 2019 By
Written by pest management professional Kevin Hudson, ACE, Just Ask is a user-friendly book that covers several proven facets of selling. Topics include the seven common steps of the sales process; behavior styles; customer communication; and how to read body... Read more»
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How to choose a dog for scent detection

January 23, 2019 By
I’m frequently asked if I prefer a certain breed of dog for scent detection. My answer is always the same — no, not really. Breed choices are mostly arbitrary in my opinion and are usually based on the person’s pre-conceived... Read more»
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Fiction: Crawley and the rogue PMP

January 17, 2019 By
Publisher’s Note: This series — “The Adventures of Crawley McPherson, Bug Man” — is a work of fiction. Crawley McPherson and all other characters in this series are products of the author’s imagination or used fictitiously. All names, places, locations... Read more»
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New England PWIPM hosts January meeting

January 15, 2019 By
On Jan. 8, the Professional Women in Pest Management (PWIPM) of New England held its first training of 2019 at Big Blue Bug Solutions. Attendees came from Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The “Organization and Productivity” class was taught by Brian... Read more»
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