MAY 2, 2018
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“Amazon got off easy. EPA should also be going after the sellers of all non-compliant pesticide products.”

BJ Harrington, owner of Compass Marketing, Pasadena, Texas, commenting on “Illegal pesticides crackdown: Amazon-EPA settlement a symptom of online resellers violating FIFRA” via Twitter
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Supply air inducers help regulate crawl space
relative humidity

If a dehumidifier is not needed, use a supply air inducer to help regulate crawl space RH. Attach it to the supply side of ductwork to introduce a small amount of conditioned air into the crawl. Its backflow damper keeps bad air from entering the system.
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View PMP's calendar for a full list of industry events. Email the editors to submit an event.
ProActive Prevention Bed Bug Symposium
[May 10 | Irving, Texas]
NPMA Bed Bug Awareness Week
[June 3-9]
Global Summit of Pest Management Services
[June 4-6 | Cascais, Portugal]
2018 IPM for Food Plants Seminar
[June 5-6 | Hershey, Pa.]
ESA Pacific Branch Meeting
[June 10-13 | Reno, Nev.]
malaria Industry manufacturers join malaria initiative
Bayer, BASF, Syngenta and other manufacturers are pledging ongoing support to help eradicate malaria by 2040. Find out more about the initiative.
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PMP Summit Summit war stories
By Heather Gooch
During the 2018 PMP Growth Summit, PMP held a contest for the “most bizarre, unusual or challenging pest management experience out in the field.” Check out the winning entry.
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Apply now to attend the March 2019 Summit.
Rentokil Steritech acquires NMPC
Reading, Pa.-based Rentokil Steritech, a Rentokil North America company, finalized a deal to acquire Santa Fe, N.M.-based New Mexico Pest Control. Find out more about Rentokil Steritech's Southwestern U.S. market presence.
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RELATED: Rentokil Steritech to acquire The Hitmen
Haggerty Brothers retire after 61 years of service
Brothers Chuck and Jim Haggerty have retired from American Pest Control, Hanna City, Ill. Learn more about their company's future.
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Ray Crim June deadline set for Arrow’s Crim scholarship
The deadline to apply for Arrow Exterminator's second annual, $5,000 E. Raymond Crim III scholarship is June 15, 2018.
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Syngenta Wipe out termites with Amvac’s Navigator SC
Navigator SC provides pest control professionals with effective termite control. Termites transfer the active ingredient, fipronil, back to the nest, quickly killing the colony and protecting the structure against future infestations.
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UPFDA spring conference coverage
This year’s United Producers, Formulators & Distributors Association meeting was held April 17-19 in Chicago, and marked the organization’s 50th anniversary. Attendance at the annual meeting was up 20 percent.
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PEST Relief International P.E.S.T. helps those in recovery
P.E.S.T. Relief International joined forces with the industry for a Valentine’s Day Initiative to show women who are recovering from addiction that they are important and valued.
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HarveyMassey Massey receives Boy Scout award
The Golden Eagle award recognizes outstanding community leaders for their service, including PMP Hall of Famer Harvey Massey.
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MGK Mosquitoes suck. Make them suck less with OneGuard®
OneGuard® Multi MoA Concentrate features a knockdown, microcapped adulticide, synergist and IGR for effective knockdown, kill and long-lasting control of mosquitoes and other flying and crawling pests. This convenient all-in-one product is effective, easy-to-use and saves you time.
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Video QUIZ: Are you ready for clover mites?
Clover mites are an ocassional turf and ornamental pest. Take this quiz to test your knowledge based on Chapter 15 of the Truman's Guide, "Occasional Invaders."
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WorkWave's ContactUs adds two digital marketing agency principals
Michael and Philip St. Jacques will lead and drive WorkWave’s ContactUs with full-spectrum digital capabilities. Check out how they plan to enhance ContactUs.
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Augie Hooker Truly Nolen names North Valley manager
Tucson, Ariz.-based Truly Nolen Pest Control promoted Augie Hooker to manager of its North Valley, Ariz., service office.
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Products that are new to the pest industry
Bird Barrier: Optical Gel 200-dish commercial pack
Woodstream: Redesigned TERRO PCO Liquid Ant Bait Stations
Pelsis: Project Neo
Bayer: Maxforce Fleet Week
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