Tag: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


PestWorld 2019 committee meeting roundup

October 15, 2019 By
The QualityPro Board of Directors met at PestWorld 2019 on Oct. 15. Celebrating its 15th anniversary, QualityPro was founded to increase professionalism in the pest management industry by settings standards for companies and their employees through education, training and certification.... Read more»

5 questions with Bob Fergus

April 16, 2019 By
This question-and-answer session is with Bob Fergus, branch manager of Sentinel Pest Control, Effingham, Ill. The industry veteran took care of pests in the nation’s house — the White House — under the Johnson, Nixon and Ford administrations.   1.... Read more»

Bat control tips, then and now

April 12, 2019 By
The August 1977 cover story of Pest Control magazine, as Pest Management Professional was then known, kicked off a series called the “Vertebrate Pest Control Manual” by Rex E. Marsh and Dr. Walter E. Howard. The series ran through May... Read more»
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University testing proves efficacy of Pest Barrier’s Cimi-Shield

November 14, 2018 By
Cimi-Shield residues affect the ability of bed bugs to actively walk toward a heat stimulus after 72 hours of continuous exposure. 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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Web Exclusive: Associations weigh in on the Amazon-EPA FIFRA settlement

March 23, 2018 By
In February, Amazon agreed to pay $1.2 million in administrative penalties to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to settle a case involving online sales, and the distribution of, imported pesticides not registered for sale in the United States. The... Read more»
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Working Within California’s Strict Environmental Parameters to Manage Ants

May 19, 2015 By
Like many pest management professionals (PMPs) with years of experience, Willie Payne decided to take his industry knowledge (38 years of it) and use it to start his own company. That was in 2006, with three employees and one office... Read more»
American Mosquito Control Association Conference

RoadTrip Roundup: AMCA Showcases Mosquito Control Technologies

May 12, 2015 By
Nearly 1,000 mosquito control professionals gathered in New Orleans for the 81st annual meeting of the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA), which took place March 29 through April 2. The conference featured exhibits, poster sessions about mosquito biology, scientific lectures... Read more»
Termiticide Testing Program

The USFS Presents its Annual Termiticide Report for 2014

For a termiticide to reach the American market where it’s available for purchase by pest management professionals (PMPs), it must be federally registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Chemical manufacturers wishing to register their products as a termiticide... Read more»