Tag: University of Florida


Urban entomologist to speak at NCPMA event

September 4, 2019 By and
Dr. Faith Oi of the University of Florida will speak at the North Carolina Pest Management Association's 2020 Pest Control Technician’s School. Read more»

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»

UF awards Pickhardt alumnus honor

May 14, 2019 By
The University of Florida (UF) Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) presented George Pickhardt with the Distinguished Alumnus Award. Read more»
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Drs. Koehler and Roberto Pereira stand in front of their home base at the University of Florida: the Urban Entomology building.Photo: PMP, 2015

Florida Insect Control Group featured at event in D.C.

April 19, 2019 By
Researchers behind Florida Insect Control Group shared their startup story at the University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Showcase in Washington, D.C. Read more»
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A compassionate industry, but one with room to grow

January 2, 2019 By
University of Florida (UF) entomologist Dr. Faith Oi says she is proud to be part of an industry that is so charitable. “Many companies very quietly provide services pro bono, so that people who cannot afford pest control can live... Read more»
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MGK study reveals why IGRs work

June 28, 2018 By
Let mosquitoes pick up where you left off, literally. A Rutgers University study published by PLOS: Neglected Tropical Diseases in late 2016 looked at the feasibility of what’s known as the “auto-dissemination” approach to mosquito control. The approach is based... Read more»
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UF’s Zika Challenge to Educate Faculty and Fla. Residents

July 5, 2016 By
The University of Florida’s (UF) Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences are holding a new Zika Challenge. As this is written, about a dozen members of the organization have signed up. The program is designed to help the institute’s faculty,... Read more»
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Dr. Koehler’s Four Decades of Service Earns Him Spot in Hall of Fame

October 15, 2015 By
When a person reaches age 68 and reflects on more than 40 years of highly successful service with one organization, it’s logical his thoughts start turning to retirement. But that’s not the case for the University of Florida’s (UF’s) Dr.... Read more»
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PMP Hall of Fame Spotlight: Dr. Phil Koehler

August 14, 2015 By
The Pest Management Professional (PMP) Hall of Fame Class of 2015 is comprised of Dr. Laurel Hansen, Dr. Phil Koehler, John R. Cook Sr. and Noad Corley. The magazine staff will induct these deserving candidates in an invitation-only black-tie dinner and ceremony in Nashville... Read more»

Difference Maker: Dr. Faith Oi

May 12, 2015 By
Dr. Faith Oi considers the hours she spends helping pest management professionals (PMPs) solve problems time well spent. After all, she’s the University of Florida’s (UF’s) director of Pest Management University (PMU), and director of the state’s integrated pest management... Read more»