Pest Management Professional


The William Blair/PCO M&A Specialists Pest Index increased 17 percent year-over-year, up from 13 percent growth in December and November. Learn why the industry is doing well.
Dr. Mohammed El Damir, BCE, says fungus gnat infestation control is critical for a healthy indoor environment. Find out how.
We asked Pest Management Professional’s columnists and editorial advisory board members to share tips for handling customer cancelations.
Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment (RISE), along with more than 400 other organizations, sent a letter to all members of the U.S. Congress, seeking support for keeping current pesticide regulations in place.
The Pest Posse Academy will host its next webinar, titled “Rodent Trapping 101,” on March 23 at 12 p.m. Eastern.
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FMC’s D-Force and CB-80 insecticides protect cracks and crevices from a variety of pests with high efficacy at a low application rate to make them safe for use in food areas. With the active ingredient deltamethrin, broad-spectrum D-Force insecticide targets over 40 pest species.
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Ghost ants are becoming an important household pest in areas of high humidity, including much of Florida, southeast Texas, and Hawaii.
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Now is your chance to take our 2023 Bed Bug Survey. We are looking forward to hearing more about your bed bug control work.

As Pest Management Professional (PMP) magazine celebrates 90 years, we take a look back into our archives to highlight the founder of Orkin Pest Control, Otto Orkin. Read his biography and check out photos from his life.

Date: Thursday, April 6, 2023
Time:  2 p.m. EDT
Duration: 60 minutes + time for Q&A
Sponsored by: Control Solutions Inc.

What are some of the myths, lies, and misconceptions you have heard about termites and termite control? In this presentation, we will debunk those myths and get to the truth behind managing these destructive organisms. 


Continuing education units (CEUs) are available to pest management professionals in Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Carolina and Utah. Additional states will be added pending approval. Don’t see your state? Register for the webinar and we will notify you if your state is approved! If you plan to attend the webinar for CEU credit, you must attend live to receive credit(s) in your state.

The magazine catches up with Cameron Riddell, founder and president of Bird Barrier America, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.
Dan Gordon, CPA, shares examples of taxable fringe benefits that can help small businesses compete with large ones.