OCTOBER 4, 2017
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"White vinegar kills all insects."

Greg Goetz, GAG Pest Control Inc., replying to “What’s the most outlandish pest home remedy you’ve heard?” via Twitter
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Frishman Funds sought for Frishman scholarships
Pi Chi Omega is seeking donations to fulfil its scholarships in the name of Dr. Austin Frishman, BCE-Emeritus. The industry fraternity created a GoFundMe.com page, and aims to collect the remaining $2,087 for the program by Oct. 27.
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LinkedIn 13 steps to creating a LinkedIn Company Page
By Diane Sofranec
If your pest management company doesn’t have a LinkedIn Company Page, you’re missing out. Here are 13 steps you can take to get your Company Page up and running.
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6 sessions at this year’s New York Pest Expo
Since 2003, PMPs have been celebrating at the New York Pest Expo with a fun day of training, exhibits, food, prizes and special offers. Here are the six lessons you’ll learn at the Expo’s 15th Anniversary Edition.
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WorkWave acquired by IFS
IFS, an enterprise software solution provider, signed an agreement to purchase WorkWave LLC. Find out what company executives have to say about the deal.
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BugMaster Arrow buys BugMaster Exterminators
Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators purchased BugMaster Exterminators, a Mobile, Ala., company that provides residential and commercial pest and termite management services.
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All Seasons Bug Out purchases All Seasons Pest Control
Bug Out Service, a brand of Environmental Pest Service, acquired Pro Lawn-Plus/All Seasons Pest Control. Learn more about the Jacksonville, Fla.-based companies.
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Modern Pest Services acquires Paramount Pest Control
Brunswick, Maine-based Modern Pest Services, an Anticimex company, acquired Paramount Pest Control of Boston, Mass.
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UPFDA plans 50th anniversary celebration for spring conference
The United Producers, Formulators & Distributors Association (UPFDA) will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2018. The association will host an anniversary celebration during the associaiton's Spring Conference in Chicago.
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Bug Off Your one-stop-shop for
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Bug Off Pest Control Center is known for its career training programs, workshops, specialty courses and special events. Take a closer look at the company that offers "everything in pest control."
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Neogen donates products to hurricane-affected areas
In response to the widespread damage caused by recent hurricanes in parts of the U.S., Neogen is donating animal safety products to affected areas. Learn more about its ongoing goal to support the welfare of animals.
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iStock.com/izzetugutmen Will industry regulations increase or decrease?
View this compilation video to find out what pest management professionals (PMPs) who attended the PMP Growth Summit predict will happen to industry regulations over the next five years.
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Schneid Bayer appoints head of Environmental Science North America
Bayer promoted Mark Schneid to head of Environmental Science North America. Schneid, former chief marketing officer of Environmental Science, will lead the business unit in the United States and Canada.
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Products that are new to the pest industry
Bayer: Suspend PolyZone Label Update
Crawlspace Depot: LED String Light
Liphatech: FirstStrike Rebate
Syngenta: Optigard Cockroach Gel Bait
View PMP's calendar for a full list of industry events. Email the editors to submit an event.
Pi Chi Omega Membership Meeting
[Oct. 23 in Baltimore]
NPMA PestWorld 2017
[Oct. 24-27 in Baltimore]
UPFDA Annual Meeting
[Oct. 25 in Baltimore]
New York Pest Expo
[Nov. 10 Fort Lee, N.J.]
Sprague: Innovation in Pest Management
[Nov. 14-15 in Vancouver, Wash., & Nov. 16
in Salt Lake City, Utah]
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