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  • Sat May 20 2017

    In Memoriam: Greg Campbell

    LA PORTE, Ind. — The pest control industry mourns the loss of Greg Campbell, owner of Hatfield Pest Control, La Porte, Ind., and longtime chair of the Purdue Planning Committee. Campbell passed away on May 13 at his home. A Purdue Universit...

  • Sat May 20 2017

    Arguments Heard in Montgomery County Lawn Care Ban Case

    WASHINGTON — RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment) along with six local businesses and seven residents, presented oral arguments today in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland, asking the court to declare the law ban...

  • Thu May 18 2017

    Pestmaster Expands Internationally to Lebanon

    RENO, Calif. — Jeff Van Diepen, president and CEO of Pestmaster Services announced the company’s first international franchisee, located in the Republic of Lebanon. Van Diepen is excited about this new development, which he described as an ...

  • Thu May 18 2017

    NPMA P3 Steering Committee Continues Dialogue on Future of Industry

    FAIRFAX, Va. — Last week, 20 industry leaders met to discuss current and future trends, their impact on the pest management industry, and how NPMA can proactively respond to the industry’s emerging needs. “Strategic planning and goal settin...

  • Thu May 18 2017

    BedBug Central Announces Results from New Bed Bug Survey

    Editor's note: BedBug Central has been busy surveying the pest control industry about bed bug activity, and the company will be sending out another survey about April activity later this week. In advance of this survey, BedBug Central provide...

  • Thu May 18 2017

    UF Study: ‘Pretty’ Termites do the Most Damage

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Termites may be “pretty” in the eyes of a scientist, but don’t let good looks fool you: The prettier termites are more destructive than their uglier counterparts, a University of Florida researcher says. Scientists who...

  • Thu May 18 2017

    MSU Researchers Continue to Study, Monitor Tawny Crazy Ants

    (Photo: Worker ants with brood in Hancock County. Photo: Blake Layton) STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State University researchers are continuing to study a “crazy” creature found in Mississippi’s coastal counties. The tawny crazy ant, als...

  • Thu May 18 2017

    Kness Adds Key Team Members, Expands Capabilities

    ALBIA, Iowa — Kness announces expansion of its team and manufacturing capabilities. Due to the rise in customer orders and to prepare for future growth, Kness hired James Hayward as Eastern USA Retail Sales Manager and Nick Fugate as Intern...

  • Thu May 18 2017

    Pest Pro Academy Marks First-Year Anniversary

    Pest Pro Academy, the online training program for technicians owned by Tom Wright, just marked its first full year providing interactive, self-paced, verifiable online training to pest management companies. For 2017 they have updated their ex...

  • Thu May 18 2017

    Scherzinger Rescues Colonial Era Cabin From Termites With The Sentricon System

    INDIANAPOLIS — When termites were discovered in one of Ohio’s oldest surviving log cabins, Scherzinger Pest Control in Cincinnati, Ohio, stepped in to give the local Anderson Township Historical Society a professional helping hand. On April 1...

  • Wed May 17 2017

    Massey Services Sets New Record for Annual Sales Event

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Massey Services established a new record for its annual company-wide “MAD (Making a Difference) in APRIL” sales event last month, generating over 16,000 new units for more than $7.2 million in sales. This was a 29% increase ov...

  • Wed May 17 2017

    FSS Opens New Office

    In March 2017 Quinn Schroeder, Toledo Area Manager, opened his new office in Sylvania, Ohio. FSS has been focusing efforts to grow its pest management and fumigation client base. The Toledo Area facility will be home to Quinn and two new tech...

  • Tue May 16 2017

    Gil Bloom Receives NYPMA's Lifetime Achievement Award

    NEW YORK - On May 12, 2017 at the NYPMA Installation Dinner, Gil Bloom, ACE, President of Standard Pest Management based in Queens NY, received a Lifetime Achievement award from the New York Pest Management Association in recognition of over ...

  • Tue May 16 2017

    Native North American Mosquito Can Transmit Zika, New Study Finds

    As reported by ESA, a new study from researchers at the University of North Dakota found that Aedes vexans, a mosquito species indigenous to North America, has the capability to transmit Zika. This is the first native North American mosquito ...

  • Tue May 16 2017

    Upcoming Webinar: Managing Your Online Reputation

    Scheduled for June 20 and sponsored by Podium, sign up for the upcoming webinar "Acquire new customers and drive revenue by managing your Online Reputation." Description Pest Control can be a competitive business. Owners and Managers are ...

  • Sat May 13 2017

    Man Sets Home Ablaze Trying to Scare Away Opossums

    LANCASTER, Pa. — A Pennsylvania man trying to scare away opossums by setting a fire has destroyed his home, CBS News reported. The news reported the row house blaze on May 10 in Lancaster began when a man used butane to light a pile of leav...

  • Sat May 13 2017

    Scorpions on a Plane Latest Problem for United

    A United Airlines flight was delayed for several hours in Texas on May 12 after reports of a scorpion crawling out of a passenger's clothes, the Daily Mail reported, Passengers say United Flight 1035 was evacuated at George Bush Intercontin...

  • Sat May 13 2017

    James Pest Management Announces Acquisition

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis, Tenn-based James Pest Management announced the acquisition of Reeves Pest Control, Springhill, Tenn. Reeves services the Springhill, Franklin and Columbia, Tenn,, areas as well as areas in and around Nashville, Ten...

  • Sat May 13 2017

    Upcoming ESA Event Includes ACE Certified Symposia

    The Entomological Society of America announces a symposia/workshop to be held at the ESA North Central Branch meeting, June 4-7, in Indianapolis. CLICK HERE to learn more and sign up. The symposia/workshop is designed for the pest managemen...

  • Fri May 12 2017

    Six Steps for Managing Your Fleet’s Energy Budget

    Editor's note: The following article was written by Christopher Lyon, a former fleet manager who currently serves as director of fleet relations for NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry. By Christopher Lyon Because a typical...