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The Pest Management Foundation has awarded a total of $10,000 in scholarships to five university students studying urban entomology at schools across the United States.  The Pest Management Foundation Scholarship Program identifies and rewards the best and brightest minds in undergraduate and graduate programs across the nation, supporting the next generation of urban entomologists who will become part of our industry in the future.

The 2019 Pest Management Foundation Scholarship recipients are:

  • Sudip Gaire, PhD Candidate, Purdue University

  • Maria Gonzalez, PhD Candidate, North Carolina State University

  • Allison Johnson, PhD Candidate, University of Georgia

  • Joanne King, PhD Candidate, Texas A&M University

  • Tarolyn Plumley, Undergraduate Student, University of Florida

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The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), which serves as the public outreach arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), is working to educate consumers about the dangers and threats associated with rodents during Rodent Awareness Week, this October 20-26, 2019. A recent online research study conducted between January 2018 and July 2019 by Advanced Symbolics Inc. using a representative sample of 274,500 Americans revealed that rats are America’s biggest pest concern for health and home issues, and that rodents are spotted almost twice as often in bathrooms than in any other area in the home.

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iSTRIKE gives you a jump on WDOs
iSTRIKE Insecticide Foam fills voids, galleries and holes and kills on contact. It also leaves a residual to continue protection. The convenient aerosol can comes with an applicator hose and narrow and wide tips. Keep one on your truck!
• wood boring beetles
• carpenter bees
• subterranean & drywood termites
• listed ants
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AMVAC’s NUVAN product line offers professional applicators convenience and economy for a wide range of pest control needs. The products – NUVAN Prostrips, NUVAN Prostrips+, NUVAN Directed Spray Aerosol, NUVAN Fog 5%, NUVAN Fog 4EC and NUVAN Fog 2EC – feature the active ingredient dichlorvos (DDVP), a non-residual insecticide that acts quickly on labeled pests including ants, bed bugs, carpet beetles, clothes moths, cockroaches, earwigs, flies, mosquitoes, silverfish, spiders and wasps.
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NPMA Education and Events

Join us for the 2019 Technology Summit December 4-6 in Atlanta, Georgia. Showcasing a mix of business management sessions and interactive breakout groups featuring up-and-coming information and digital technologies for the pest management industry. The conference will feature technology thought leaders and provide a forum for attendees to learn from each other about their technology experiences as well as the current technologies used to enhance daily practices within their pest management businesses.

View the program and register today!

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Members Make Headlines
Massey Services, is pleased to announce Suzanne Graham, the company’s Director of Government Affairs, has been inducted into the Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA) Hall of Fame.

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Weekly Headlines
If you park your car outside, you might want to look under the hood every once in a while. You could end up with a little surprise from the critters in your yard.

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Texas Monthly
Every year, Central Texas is swarmed with the little pests, causing panic across social media feeds.

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Scientists at Oklahoma State University confirm spiderwebs are floating through the air in Oklahoma.

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Fox News
A fourth Connecticut resident has contracted the rare tick-borne Powassan encephalitis disease, more commonly referred to as Powassan virus.

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The Guardian
As the rodents are forced above ground due to recent rainfall, here is what you should do to keep them out of your house.

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