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The Buzz Online
the industry's leading source for news / august 6, 2014
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PMP Hall of Fame PMP Introduces the Hall of Fame Class of 2014
PMP announced four industry icons will be inducted into its Hall of Fame this year for their unique or groundbreaking contributions to the industry. Find out who will join the ranks of the 75 other Pest Management Professional Hall of Famers. [ read more ]

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Truman's Scientific Guide
The "bible of the industry," the 7th edition of the Truman's Scientific Guide to Pest Management Operations is filled with hundreds of pages of detailed analysis of pests, methods of treatment, habits, habitats, characteristics and two new chapters including Bed Bugs/Other Blood-feeding Bugs and Principles of Pest Management/Green Pest Management. Now with more than 80 new photos, drawings and tables to enhance reader understanding of the subject matter.
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The Cockroach Combat Manual II
The Cockroach Combat Manual II
Industry expert Paul Bello teams up with Dr. Austin Frishman (AKA "Dr. Cockroach") to help you get to know your "enemy" — the cockroach. Think you know the cockroach? This book, one of the most informative, practical manuals for the professional pest control industry will make you think again.
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Nepper Finding Hope When it’s Hiding: Battling Cancer
By Will Nepper
My best friend in high school taught me about hope, love and how to deal with the hand you’re dealt. Find out why we want to hear your uplifting stories, too.
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ACE-I Program Becomes Reality
The Certification Corporation Governing Board of the Entomological Society of America has approved the launch of an International Associate Certified Entomologist program. Check out what the industry hopes to achieve with the global version. [ read more ]
BASF Launches Trelona ATBS
The BASF Pest Control Solutions business says Trelona Advance Termite Bait System (ATBS) is now available for use to control termites. Learn more about the new active ingredient. [ read more ]
New App from Bayer
Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience, offers a new Maxforce Ant Solutions app that gives PMPs access to ant identification steps and recommended treatment solutions on their mobile devices. See what you'll get if you act fast. [ read more ]
Bug Doctor Debuts Restoration Doctor
Pest management firm Bug Doctor launched a new division that specializes in the repair and renovation of nuisance and animal wildlife damage, as well as damage by wood destroying insects and carpenter ants. [ read more ]
FMC Talstar Videos Show Proper Application
FMC Corp. reintroduces three short videos that take viewers step-by-step through a Talstar Professional Insecticide application for outdoor spot and perimeter treatments, as well as indoor applications. Discover what the videos include. [ read more ]
Fabric Pests Trap Uses Multiple Pheromones
J.F. Oakes introduces the XLure trap for fabric insects including webbing, casemaking and brown house moths, as well as the varied and black carpet beetle species. [ read more ]
Herons Considered Pest Birds in New York
Residents of Lindenwood, N.Y., were dealing with large, federally protected migratory birds defacing buildings. Find out the solutions Bird-X offered. [ read more ]

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The 'blue team' participates in one of many team-building exercises at July's NPMA Academy in Tucson, Ariz.

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First NPMA Gives Award Winner Named
The winner of the National Pest Management Association's first ever NPMA Gives award was announced. Discover who was recognized for the contributions they make to their community. [ read more ]
QualityPro Offers Fleet Management Tools
The National Pest Management Association’s QualityPro program created its Fleet Management Toolbox to give professionals the resources they need to maximize the effectiveness of their fleets. Check out what's included. [ read more ]

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Baumann Baumann Joins Nisus Corp. 
Nisus Corp. appointed industry veteran Greg Baumann to the position of vice president of Technical Services and Regulatory Affairs. Get the details on his 35-year career in the pest control industry.
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Entomological Society of America New ESA-certified Entomologists Announced
The Entomological Society of America announced the names of the professionals who earned their Associate Certified and Board Certified credentials this summer.
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Griffin Pest Solutions Griffin Reveals Program for Food Safety Conference
Griffin Pest Solutions will host a Food Safety Pest Management Conference for food industry professionals in Michigan, northern Indiana and northwest Ohio. Get the details on the event's lineup.
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