Tag: United Producers Formulators & Distributors Association (UPFDA)

What’s new with UPFDA

August 24, 2019 By
At the end of May, the United Producers, Formulators and Distributors Association (UPFDA) board and members bid a fond farewell to Valera Jessee in her role as executive director. After actively serving in this role for 31 years, Valera is... Read more»

Listening to PMPs’ needs a common thread at UPFDA

July 2, 2019 By
Listening to customers’ needs was a central theme at the recent spring conference of the United Producers, Formulators and Distributors Association. Read more»

Jessee stepping down from UPFDA

April 24, 2019 By
After 31 years of service, Valera Jessee is stepping down from her position as executive director of the United Producers, Formulators & Distributors Association (UPFDA). Read more»
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UPFDA offers industry opportunities

February 20, 2019 By
Scott Riley, UPFDA president, shares his insights for the upcoming year. Read more»

UPFDA puts focus on the future

November 5, 2018 By
This will be my last update as the outgoing president of the United Producers, Formulators and Distributors Association (UPFDA), but it’s one I am happy to write because the past two years have been full of successes for the association. The... Read more»
UPFDA business meeting. Photo: UPFDA

UPFDA’s welcoming nature is secret to success

June 20, 2018 By
Fifty years is a long time for just about everything. And if you’re talking about a successful, relevant organization that has lasted for more than five decades and is still going strong — well, one can only assume that it... Read more»
UPFDA 2018 Spring Conference

UPFDA 2018 Spring Conference

April 26, 2018 By
Not even snow mid-spring could douse the camaraderie and collective sense of accomplishment at this year’s United Producers, Formulators & Distributors Association (UPFDA) meeting. Held April 17-19 in Chicago, UPFDA’s spring meeting marked the golden jubilee of the organization. Attendance... 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»
Rockwell Labs Chemistry Manager Todd Fleischmann and student intern Kathryn Monahan discuss a new formulation with Dr. Cisse Spragins. (Photo courtesy of Rockwell Labs)

Women in pest management: You’ve come a long way

January 16, 2018 By
Times certainly have changed since pest management was an up-and-coming service in the mid-1800s. Read more»
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Women in pest management: Valera Jessee

December 28, 2017 By
PMP interviews seven professionals about their journey so far, and what’s next in 2018. Read more»