MARCH 15, 2017
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Mega Dry Crawl Space
Premium Dehumidifier
Fitting into the tightest spaces, this unit dries out the wettest crawl space. Each day, it removes up to 70 pints of water from the air and cleans the air in a closed crawlspace of up to 3,000 square feet.
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Digital Edition [Spider control measures from 'Truman's']

[How to handle bait-averse cockroaches]

[PMP survey shows solid WDI revenue in 2017]
Products that are new to the pest industry
Bird-B-Gone: Two Minute Tuesday program
Innolytics: Redesigned OvoControl feeder
Mattress Safe: U.S.-manufactured KleenCover
WorkWave: Enhanced PestPac tools
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USDA sets aside $1.8 million for
methyl bromide replacement research

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Methyl Bromide Transition Program received $1.8 million in funding. The program will research pesticides, tools and strategies to replace methyl bromide. Find out how to apply for a grant.
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LegDay Legislative Day shines
light on key issues

By Diane Sofranec
The National Pest Management Association held its 30th Legislative Day event March 12-14 in Washington, D.C.
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Petri's Petri's Positive Pest
Control acquires
Complete Pest Control

Petri's Positive Pest Control acquired Complete Pest Control, both of which are based in Pompano Beach, Fla.
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PestPac hosts 2017 User Conference
WorkWave's annual PestPac User Conference took place March 6-8 in Las Vegas. Attendees learned about new features, chatted with the company's developers, viewed live demos and received one-on-one guidance.
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Hometown Pest Control celebrates 20 years
Delray Beach, Fla.-based Hometown Pest Control was founded in 1997 by pest industry veteran Salvatore Yanello and his wife. The firm also has received five Angie's List Super Service Awards.
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Thermal Remediation conference
offers education, networking

About 200 pest management professionals attended the 2017 Thermal Remediation Bed Bug Conference. Get highlights from the Temp-Air Inc. event.
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Arrow acquires Exterm-A-Tech
Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators merged with and acquired Exterm-A-Tech Inc. of St. Petersburg, Fla. Take a look at what the firms' presidents said about the transaction.
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Dodson acquires Local Pest Control
Lynchburg, Va.-based Dodson Pest Control acquired TW Clark Local Pest Control of Lexington, Va.
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RISE RISE unveils new logo
RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment) updated its logo for only the second in its more than 25-year history.
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Michigan Pest Management
Association hosts first ACE Workshop

Michigan Pest Management Association President Pamela Blauvelt reports on the organization's first-ever Entomological Society of America Associate Certified Entomologist Workshop.
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Bill Clark Clark celebrates 6 decades by donating
Beaumont, Texas-based Bill Clark Pest Control celebrated its 60th anniversary by donating to local charities $1 for each day the firm has been in business, which totaled $22,500.
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Hoarding Bed bugs: A PMP's tale of dealing with hoarding
A pest management professional (PMP) gives details about a memorable account where hoarding interfered with bed bug treatment. Other PMPs chime in about hoarding situations they have encountered.
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Bayer/CDC Bayer honored by CDC
for fight against Zika

Bayer was presented an award by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Foundation for the company's support in the fight against the Zika virus.
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GPS Insight wins three Stevie awards
GPS Insight took home three awards from the 11th Annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.
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NCM promotes Chambers, Harms
North Coast Media, Pest Management Professional's parent company, promoted Bethany Chambers to director of audience engagement and Joelle Harms to digital media manager.
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View PMP's calendar for a full list of industry events
Global Summit of Pest Management Services
[April 2-4 in Charlotte, N.C.]
PCOC Legislative Day
[April 4-5 in Sacramento, Calif.]
McCloud Services' Pest Invasion 2017
[April 25 in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.]
RK Pest Management's IPM for Food Plants Seminar
[June 7-8 in Hershey, Pa.]
PCOC Expo 2017
[June 22-24 in Anaheim, Calif.]
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