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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»
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2017 PMP Hall of Fame inductee: Roland Rhodes, an advocate for education

October 11, 2017 By
Rhodes started his business when he realized the need for distribution in the Midwest while working at Cook Chemical. Read more»
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UPFDA plans spring conference

September 26, 2017 By
The United Producers, Formulators & Distributors Association (UPFDA) will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2018. It is planning an anniversary celebration for its Spring Conference, taking place April 17-19, 2018, at the Drake Hotel in Chicago. As the group notes... Read more»
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UPFDA meeting focuses on mosquito-borne diseases

June 29, 2017 By
PMP Hall of Famer Dr. Goddard captivates UPFDA meeting attendees with mosquito talk We must never forget the leathery lessons of our past, PMP Hall of Famer Dr. Jerome Goddard warned attendees of the spring conference of the United Producers,... Read more»
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EPA finalizes stronger RUP standards

December 14, 2016 By
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is finalizing standards for applicators who apply restricted-use pesticides (RUPs) that are not available for purchase by the public, and require special handling. Known as the Certification & Training (C&T) rule amending 40 CFR part... Read more»
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UPFDA: Growing membership and regulatory awareness

November 4, 2016 By
During the National Pest Management Association’s (NPMA’s) PestWorld event last month in Seattle, the United Producers, Formulators and Distributors Association (UPFDA) held its board and general membership meetings. Among the membership meeting highlights: Dr. Cisse Spragins, treasurer, noted that because... Read more»
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UPFDA spring meeting: Let the good times roll

April 29, 2016 By
Industry producers and suppliers at UPFDA’s spring meeting forecast continued growth for the professional pest management market. It’s time to double down on professional pest management. At least, that’s the overarching sentiment of members of the United Producers, Formulators &... Read more»