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NPMA forecasts busy winter for PMPs

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) released its semi-annual Bug Barometer forecast that has experts expecting a pest-packed winter due to bitter cold temperatures.



BASF termite smart solutions

Pest management professionals who rely on termite treatments as part of their revenue stream have opportunities and challenges. BASF offers smart termite solutions for PMPs. Learn more about BASF termite solutions to make your business boom!

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How economic change may affect the pest control industry

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FMC to host cockroach control webinar on Oct. 7

FMC Corp. will host a cockroach control webinar Oct. 7 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern, which is part of the company’s First Friday webinar series.



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.

Pest control companies rank on 2022 Inc. 5000 list

The 2022 Inc. 5000 released the ranking of the of nation’s fastest-growing private companies.

All U Need Pest Control named on Nextdoor list, expands service area

All U Need Pest Control opened a new location in Ruskin, Fla., and also was named on the winning list of Nextdoor’s sixth annual Neighborhood Favorites.



The power of versatility from FMC

With extreme staying power and long-lasting protection under the sun, FMC’s Scion insecticide with UVX Technology is the next generation of insecticides. Scion’s durability, paired with a 75-day assurance on mosquitoes and ticks, make it the ideal foundation for perimeter pest, mosquito, and tick add-on services. Backed by FMC’s Scion Assurance Programs, you can confidently offer exceptional control and grow your bottom line.

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Justin McCauley

Justin McCauley installed as NPMA president

Justin McCauley, of McCauley Services, has been installed as the president of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA).



Why treat bed bug infestations with superheated dry steam?

Polti’s superheated dry steam is extremely effective against all stages of bed bugs. In fact, new scientific data shows that the Polti Cimex Eradicator can be more effective than insecticide treatments.



Fox Pest Control awards student scholarship

Fox Pest Control named Angelina Amato as the recipient of a $2,000 scholarship that recognizes and rewards exceptional students making a difference in their communities.


RELATED: Fox Pest Control ranks on Utah’s 50 fastest-growing companies list



RISE honors FMC director

Wendell Codner, FMC Corp.'s director of consumer and environmental solutions, is the recipient of the 2022 E. Allen James Leadership Award by Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment (RISE).

Britany Stroup

Cook’s Pest Control hires second recruiting specialist

Britany Stroup supports Cook’s Pest Control’s 37 district offices with their hiring needs and work alongside managers to attract, hire and retain employees.


RELATED: Cook’s Pest Control names new construction sales specialist


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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?


Words of wisdom from Gene White

Gene White, BCE, was a 2022 PMP Growth Summit attendee who shared his decades of industry experience and advice for PMPs. Here is just a sampling of the insights he shared with us during the event, which took place in late March. White, 64, died suddenly Sept. 20.


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Tips to keep ants away from homes

PMP Hall of Famer Judy Black, BCE, shares tips to keep ants out of homes.

A deeper dive into the world of termites

Greg Baumann, vice president of technical services and regulatory affairs for Nisus, talks with a subterranean termite.

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