MAY 1, 2019
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Bug Off: MGK Bed Bug Workshop
[May 30 | New York, N.Y.]
IPM for Food Plants Seminar
[June 11-12 | Hershey, Pa. ]
WVPMA Summer Training Blitz
[June 18 | Sutton, W.Va.]
OPMA Summer Meeting
[July 11-14 | Loudonville, Ohio]
NPMA Academy
[July 16-18 | Phoenix, Ariz.]
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Photo by Mike Joyce UPFDA director retires from post
By Marty Whitford
After 31 years of service, Valera Jessee is retiring from her position as executive director of the United Producers, Formulators & Distributors Association (UPFDA).
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Women in Pest Control Event set for women in pest control
By Diane Sofranec
The Women in Pest Control conference will be Aug. 23, in Austin, Texas, and is geared solely to the women who serve the pest management industry.
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Photo: MGK Make mosquitoes suck less this summer
Pest management professionals (PMPs) add a level of comfort to their customers’ everyday lives by reducing mosquitoes in and around the areas where they live and work. Understanding mosquito biology, behavior and treatment techniques, along with having the right product in your tank, is paramount to control.
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Nature-Cide Nature-Cide parent company to acquire Akamai Pest Solutions
Med-X Inc. — the parent company of Nature-Cide — signed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire Hawaii-based Akamai Pest Solutions.
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Terminix Terminix ant farm breaks Guinness World Record
Terminix Service Inc. unveiled the new Guinness World Records' largest ant farm at Discovery Place Science in celebration of Arthropod Day.
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Weed Man Weed Man offers mosquito control
Weed Man — a network of franchises providing lawn care and integrated pest management services — added mosquito control to its offerings.
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Neogen SureKill Flusher, the only Patented Non-Flammable aerosol you need!
Consider this… We demand products that work but do you think about technician safety within that decision? Neogen introduces the only Patented Non-Flammable flushing aerosol to the market, with SureKill Flusher! This dry fog formulation takes the flushing and knockdown capabilities you demand and reduces the safety concerns of aerosol use.
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Pest World East UAE hosts PestWorld East
PestWorld East 2019 took place in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), drawing more than 350 officials and pest control experts from the UAE and abroad.
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QualityPro QualityPro launches public health certification
QualityPro is now accepting applications for the QualityPro Public Health certification program for mosquitoes and rodents.
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UPMA UPMA reaches one-year milestone
Since its founding, the UPMA hosted two events: an inaugural conference in the fall of 2018 and a spring conference in Lindon, Utah.
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Photo by Danielle Pesta GCPCA hosts 2019 awards banquet
By Danielle Pesta
More than 40 attendees were at the Greater Cleveland Pest Control Association 2019 awards banquet. Dorothy Pelanda, director of the Ohio Department of Agriculture, was the event's featured speaker.
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NPMA NPMA accepting entries for women’s award
The National Pest Management Association’s (NPMA's) Women of Excellence Award recognizes women who advance the pest management industry. Learn how to nominate a deserving candidate.
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PHOTO: ISTOCK.COM/ANTAGAIN Share your cockroach outlook
Are you a cockroach expert? Share your expertise regarding best practices, callback rates and your preferred tools and techniques for an upcoming issue.
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Joseph Finnerty New firm focuses on mergers
Joseph Finnerty, CPA, a former Big 4 accounting firm director, founded CenterSquare Advisory, a new firm focused on small- and medium-sized businesses.
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Nozzle Nolen Nozzle Nolen earns ethics award
Nozzle Nolen Pest Solutions received a Torch Award for Ethics from the branch of the Better Business Bureau serving Southeast Florida and the Caribbean.
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Perimetek Perimetek adds manager
Perimetek Pest Management, based in Syracuse, N.Y., hired Molly Timmons to help manage commercial and residential services.
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