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Young Entrepreneur Award 
Do you know a young entrepreneur in the pest management industry? NPMA is currently accepting nominations for the annual Young Entrepreneur Award, presented by Rentokil-Steritech, recognizing young entrepreneurs working in the professional pest management industry who have helped create or develop an industry business and/or those who have stewarded a meaningful industry concept to fruition. Click here for more information and to nominate a candidate. All nominations must be received by 5 p.m. ET on Aug. 29, 2018.

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Women of Excellence Award 
NPMA is now accepting nominations for the annual Women of Excellence Award, sponsored by Target Specialty Products. This award is open to women across the pest management industry - pest control companies, manufacturers, research organizations, etc. - who demonstrate outstanding leadership and have made notable contributions to the development and growth of the profession, their business, and other women in the industry. Click here for more information and to nominate a candidate. All nominations must be received by 5 p.m. ET on Aug. 31, 2018.

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Only two weeks left to take advantage of the early bird registration, so register now! Rates will increase September 8.


Join us October 23-26 in Orlando, Florida for education, networking, and research designed to complement your individual business model. At PestWorld 2018 you will make connections and find the answers you need to increase your profits. We hope to see you there!

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/articles/index.asp?aid=518877&issueID=59093 to view the full article online.

 
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Fall is right around the corner and this issue of Pest Gazette will help you give your customers and prospects a description of the various types of pests that may take over their home during the season.


The Pest Gazette is customizable – you can add your logo, contact information and an article of your choice.


Click here to view the current issue. Click here to fill out the order form or contact us at pestgazette@pestworld.org.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/articles/index.asp?aid=518878&issueID=59093 to view the full article online.

 
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Q: I am new to the pest control industry and am looking for advice on what tools or equipment I should have when performing a termite inspection.

Visit https://pestworldmag.npmapestworld.org/ask-the-expert/termites/?doing_wp_cron=1535466998.1609220504760742187500 to view the full article online.

 
Pest Pic of the Week


  

Florida Carpenter Ants

 As a membership benefit, NPMA has developed a gallery of 
pest images at My.NPMAPestWorld.org for use by NPMA members.

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Flock Free Bird Control Systems & Services
New Members

ADM Milling of Overland Park, KS
Ambicol Services S.A.S., of Colombia
Arbest Pest Control, Inc., of Streator, IL
Bug Off Jamaica Limited of Jamaica
Continual Growth of Albuquerque, NM
Desert Oasis Pest Control of Las Cruces, NM
Indiana Bed Bug Assassins of Shelbyville, IN
My Bug Guy of Albuquerque, NM
Rocky's Pest Control of Roscoe, IL
Safeway Pest Control, Inc., of Linfield, PA
Stampede pest Control of Minden, NV
Track, Ltda., of Uruguay
Worldwide Exterminating Services of Bayamon, PR

Member Benefit Highlight

National Fit Testing Service offers you an easy economical way to achieve OSHA compliance. At your convenience, National Fit Testing Service's technicians come to your site and perform Qualitative or Quantitative fit testing of your employees in accordance with OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard 29 CFR 1910.134. 

Help protect your valued employee’s health and well-being as well as comply with OSHA regulations, by scheduling your respirator fit testing and training session. Contact Linda Lane for special NPMA member pricing today! 

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NPMA Education and Events

Monday, September 10, 2018 from 2:00 - 3:00 PM ET
Understanding the Disease Potential of Urban Rodents
Matt Frye, Ph.D., Community IPM Extension Area Educator, Cornell University
REGISTER NOW 


Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 2:00 - 3:00 PM ET
Advanced Control Techniques for Domestic and Peridomestic Cockroaches
Chad Gore, Entomologist/Market Technical Director, Rentokil North America
REGISTER NOW

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/articles/index.asp?aid=518817&issueID=59093 to view the full article online.

 
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Weekly Headlines

ABC News
A rare parasitic disease that can lead to heart failure or stroke may be more common in the United States than many medical providers realize, with an estimated 300,000 people affected.

Visit https://abcnews.go.com/Health/small-bugs-big-problems-insects-bite-lead-heart/story?id=57411091 to view the full article online.

NBC Los Angeles
The giant water bugs can catch and eat an animal 50 times its size, researchers say.

Visit https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Toe-Biting-Insects-Santa-Monica-Mountains-491576221.html to view the full article online.

Fast Company
As bees continue to face a long list of challenges to their survival, perhaps giving them some helpful bacteria could help prevent their collapse.

Visit https://www.fastcompany.com/90226893/these-probiotics-for-bees-are-designed-to-boost-insect-immune-systems to view the full article online.

Fox News
A North Dakota woman has died from hantavirus after possibly coming into contact with rodent droppings or urine. The woman, who was not identified by name or age in a news release, was living in the northeast portion of North Dakota.

Visit http://www.foxnews.com/health/2018/08/27/north-dakota-woman-dies-from-hantavirus-after-possible-contact-with-rodent-droppings.html to view the full article online.

Newsweek
Some people experience what is referred to as “skeeter syndrome” which is caused by the protein in the mosquito’s saliva, according to the Mayo Clinic.

Visit https://www.newsweek.com/mosquito-skeeter-syndrome-what-1091281 to view the full article online.