MARCH 21, 2018
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"Really appreciate this article. Ticks are so scary as they definitely can carry disease. We are based in south Florida and have lots of ticks in our woody area, and most people do not know how to remove these ticks!"

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View PMP's calendar for a full list of industry events. Email the editors to submit an event.
ESA Southwestern Branch Meeting
[March 25-29 | Albuquerque, N.M.]
Mosquito Academy
[April 10-12 | New Orleans, La.]
UPFDA 50th Anniversary Conference
[April 17-19 | Chicago, Ill.]
NPMA Bed Bug Awareness Week
[June 3-9]
Global Summit of Pest Management Services
[June 4-6 | Cascais, Portugal]
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Products that are new to the pest industry
Bug Off Pest Control Center: The Complete PMP Course
J.F. Oakes: Pro-Pest UV LED Flashlight
Nisus Corp.: Termite Swarm Contest
VM Products: EZ Snap Seeker
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PWIPM Photos: NPMA Legislative Day 2018
By Diane Sofranec
See what you missed at this politically charged annual event and learn more about the issues pest management professionals discussed with their representatives on Capitol Hill.
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Heat Detector Using heat detectors in rodent control
By James Rodriguez
When you're searching for potential rodent harborage, focus on areas where insulating factors are present. See why a heat detection device can be an effective tool.
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Bird Barrier Hard-to-reach problems
"The birds just flew away." See how Carter Services Inc. used Optical Gel from Bird Barrier to keep pigeons from roosting under eaves and on top of doors at a commercial site.
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Bed bug prevention event slated for Texas
Allergy Technologies will hold a ProActive Prevention Bed Bug Symposium May 10 in Irving, Texas. Get the details.
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Arrow Exterminators honors employees
Arrow Exterminators recognized its top-producing service professionals and customer care specialists at its annual Pinnacle Club awards event. Find out more about the event.
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BHB BHB spins off in 2 states
New York City-based BHB Pest Elimination created a separate company for New Jersey and Pennsylvania, with former Director of Operations Andy Nieves at the helm.
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Arizona Pest Squad finalist for Better Business Bureau award
Phoenix-based Arizona Pest Squad is among 15 Arizona companies up for the 2018 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics.
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NPMA board approves dues restructuring
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) board of directors voted to accept a large-scale sustainable platform for the future of the association, including a dues restructuring proposal developed by an appointed blue ribbon task force.
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McCloud Services employees donate via incentive program
South Elgin, Ill.-based McCloud Services donated nearly $25,000 to various organizations as part of its 2017 Employee Incentive Program. Learn more about the program.
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Snakes play an important role in our ecosystem. Take this quiz to test your knowledge of the suborder Serpentes.
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Finally, bed bug blocking mattress encasements now cost less
You asked. We listened. We spent a lot of time talking "mattress encasements" with Pest Management Professionals and have learned most PMPs believe they don't have a bed bug blocking mattress encasement designed with PMPs in mind. Now you do! Introducing CleanRest's new Bug Tech mattress encasement, the preferred workhorse for bed bug jobs.
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Wisniewski Syngenta appoints account manager
Syngenta named Gregg Wisniewski key account manager for its lawn and garden controls, including pest management. Learn more about his new role.
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Neveras Massey promotes director of purchasing to senior role
Orlando, Fla.-based Massey Services promoted Navy veteran Barry Neveras to senior director of purchasing.
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Ringlstetter Truly Nolen adds VP
Truly Nolen Pest Control promoted Mark Ringlstetter to vice president of training/technical services and customer care.
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