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  • Wed May 24 2017

    Alec Baldwin Discusses His Experience With Lyme Disease

    PORTOLA VALLEY, Ca. - Alec Baldwin, the 30 Rock and Saturday Night Live actor known for his Donald Trump impressions, revealed details about his struggle with Lyme disease for 17 years, MSN reports. Baldwin said he acquired the tick-borne i...

  • Wed May 24 2017

    NYPMA Elects New Officers for 2017-18

    ALBANY, N.Y. - Joel Nolasco became president of New York Pest Management Association on May 12 at its installation dinner dance. Nolasco is co-owner of NuBorn Pest Control in Mamaroneck, N.Y. Prior to becoming president Nolasco served as vice...

  • Wed May 24 2017

    Dodger, Killingsworth’s Bug-Sniffing K9 Fondly Remembered

    CHARLOTTE, NC - Killingsworth Home Services said goodbye to Dodger, one of its original bed bug-sniffing K9s, as he passed away on May 17. Born in Dec. 2005, Dodger was brought on board as a Killingsworth service dog by Mike Rogers in 2012, j...

  • Wed May 24 2017

    Harvey Massey Recognized as a CEO Of the Year

    ORLANDO, Fla— Massey Services Chairman and CEO, Harvey L. Massey, was among the 22 CEO of the Year honorees as announced by the Orlando Business Journal (OBJ). The CEO of the Year honorees are the highest-level executives at some of Central F...

  • Wed May 24 2017

    Brothers Bike 3,500-Mile Trip Launched Today in Seattle

    SEATTLE — The three Jenkins brothers, owners of ABC pest control companies in Texas, launched their cross-country bike ride today in Seattle. The journey ends 3,500 miles later in New York. Bobby, Raleigh and Dennis Jenkins, are embarking o...

  • 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 ...