The tricolored bat is being considered for addition to the U.S. Endangered Species list.                                        
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Tricolored bats may be added to endangered species list

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced the proposal to list the tricolored bat (Perimyotis subflavus) as endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).



Talking termites with Dr. Bob

With much demand for termite services, efficiency and efficacy are paramount for PMPs. Find out what termite solution advice and tips Dr. Bob Davis, BCE, has for PMPs.

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Scarlett Nolen

Keeping the focus on your people

Scarlett Nolen offers ways to keep your company's employee experience positive in an evolving world.



Limited time savings with FMC’s BaseLine Insecticide

Featuring a concentrated version of the trusted active ingredient in Talstar insecticide, BaseLine insecticide provides broad level protection from over 50 surface-feeding insect pests such as ants (including fire ants), chinch bugs, armyworms, spiders, and cockroaches. Program period ends Sept. 30, 2022. Contact your distributor for details.

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FORSHAW launches Wildlife Management Distribution division

FORSHAW hired wildlife expert and biologist Frank Fowler to lead its new Wildlife Management Distribution division.


Pest Posse TV announces September programming

The content The Pest Posse TV is offering in September includes its monthly "Today's PMP" podcast with PMP Senior Editor Diane Sofranec, which will air on Sept. 24.


Waynes Pest Control purchases American Pest Control

Sureguard Termite & Pest Services acquires First Mark Pest Control

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Industry up 11 percent in July 2022, per Blair/PCO M&A Specialists index

The latest Pest Index shows a deceleration from June, which was up 14 percent year-over-year.



Pest problems? Stick to a trap that works.

Take care of pesky rodents with the Stick-All Glue Trap by Kness Pest Defense. This specially designed trap is pre-scented to attract multiple rats, snakes, mice, and insects. Once caught, pests stay caught. It’s pest control made easy, safe, and sanitary. Since every trap contains zero toxic chemicals, you can place these pre-scented glue traps in the home, office, and warehouse — convenient for the user and safe for the environment.

BUY TICKETS: 2022 PMP Hall of Fame induction ceremony  |  OCT. 10 PURCHASE



MGK becomes strategic partner of NPMA

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) announced the inclusion of MGK as a strategic partner of the organization.

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Early bird pricing for PestWorld 2022 ends today

PestWorld 2022 will be in Boston, Mass., from Oct. 11-14, so there's still time to take advantage of low registration rates.



A-Action Pest Control awards Jacqueline Duty scholarship

Antioch, Ill.-based A-Action Pest Control chose Haylee Dodd to receive its annual Jacqueline Duty scholarship for students pursuing a career in business administration, marketing or another business-related field.

Victor and Dena Hammel

Retired Ehrlich CEO, wife donate $5 million to Penn State

The retired co-owner and CEO of Ehrlich Pest Control, Victor Hammel, and his wife, Dena, committed $5 million to create the Hammel Family Human Rights Initiative at Penn State University.


Kim Kelley-Tunis

Nisus names senior director of field services

Nisus Corp. appoints Kim Kelley-Tunis, ACE, BCE, PCQI, as its senior director of field services.

PestStop Pest Control CEO given 2022 ESA ACE Professional Award

Billy Olesen, ACE, has been honored with the 2022 Entomological Society of America (ESA) Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE) Professional Award.

Mr. Pack Rat promotes general manager

Mr. Pack Rat, an independent division of Truly Nolen Pest Control, promotes Eric Bell to general manager.


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Reader poll: Tick advice

Please take a minute to answer our latest one-question reader poll: What advice do you give customers when providing tick control services?


2022 PMP Growth Summit: J.T. Eaton

Discover the one trend Dale Baker, vice president of sales at J.T. Eaton, said is booming in the pest control industry while at the 2022 Pest Management Professional Growth Summit.


Control Solutions Inc.

How to Set Yourself Apart from the Competition: A Guide for PMPs

Date: Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022
Time: 1 p.m. EDT
Duration: 60 minutes + time for Q&A
Sponsored by: Control Solutions Inc. (CSI)

How do you stand out from your competition as a technician? There are several key areas where advanced technicians excel, including professionalism, in-depth knowledge of insect biology and products, and customer service. This presentation will cover all of these key areas and more while sharing the resources available that can help technicians set themselves apart from their competitors. Don't miss your chance to sharpen your competitive edge!

Registering gives you access to this webinar even after it airs!



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Microclimates 101

Bayer's Matt Remmen examines residential situations, both inside and outside, to demonstrate how to choose the right formulation and type of product

Staying connected is a smart career move

Dennis Jenkins, president of ABC Home & Commercial Services, Dallas, Texas, talks about making real connections, the kind of connections that take time and effort, but can pay off big in your career and business.

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