Continued growth of the Association provides opportunities for new roles for key staff members
NPMA recently announced a series of internal promotions. Dominique Stumpf, NPMA’s chief executive officer said promoting team members from within is a key part of their culture.
Congratulations Andy, Megan and Jake!
When developing websites and marketing collateral, it’s easy to download images from the internet and assume they are in the public domain and may be used without any restrictions. You may not know it, but you could be infringing a copyright. It’s not uncommon for a PMP to get a letter from an attorney demanding payment for using a copyrighted photo and threatening litigation if the company does not settle. It can cost thousands of dollars. NPMA encourages you to review your websites and marketing collateral to be sure you are not infringing copyrights.
Don’t forget, if you need high-quality pest photos, NPMA has a FREE photo library of professional pest images available on my.npmapestworld.org for members to use on their websites and marketing materials. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need assistance logging in.
NPMA’s newest online training course, Using Pyrethroids Responsibly for Effective Pest Management, is now available in the NPMA Online Learning Center and is approved for credit in most states! This 1-hour course was designed in collaboration with the Pyrethroid Working Group to train PMPs on the responsible application of pyrethroid insecticides to promote effective pest management while mitigating the risk of non-target exposure. This training provides an in-depth review of pyrethroid label restrictions and guidelines for use. Additionally, this course provides a general overview of pesticide classes, pesticide mode of action, and pesticide safety.
Access this free training in 5 easy steps:
1. Visit: npmatraining.org
2. Click “Purchase New Content”
3. Log in using your NPMA User ID, or create a new account
4. Click “Select Courses”
5. Click “Add” next to the Using Pyrethroids Responsibly
Join the Global Bed Bug Summit’s leading speakers and bed bug experts for a casual night of questions and fun interactions. Mingle with friends while learning about new products, current techniques, and control solutions in EXPO Central. Back again this year is the famous beer tasting reception in EXPO Central, walk the tradeshow floor while sampling a variety of microbrews and local fare. Click here for more information and to register.
Q: We are observing small brownish moths in a client’s home, but we can’t determine where they are coming from. They are not Indian meal moths, at first we thought they were clothes moths, but we can’t find any damaged fabric.
Squirrel Holding Nuts
As a membership benefit, NPMA has developed a gallery of
pest images at My.NPMAPestWorld.org for use by NPMA members.
A+ Pest Management of Dollar Bay, MI
Andy's Pest Troopers, Inc., of Brownwood, TX
Best Deal Exterminating of San Juan, PR
Chaney Pest Elimination of Colorado Springs, CO
Discovery Termite and Pest Control, LLC of Fayetteville, GA
E-Radix Pest Control of San Sebastian, PR
Evolution Pest Solution LLC of San Juan, PR
Freedom Mosquito, LLC of Houston, TX
Pest Pups, LLC of Midlothian, TX
Plagax of Panama
QuickSumo Pest Control of Anna, TX
Regions Pest, LLC of Frisco, TX
RID-X of Longview, TX
Samson Pest Control of Montrose, PA
Texas Best Termite and Pest Control of Como, TX
Texas Country Pest Control of Woodville, TX
Did you know that NPMA has worked with Transamerica to be able to offer your employees a guaranteed issue (NO UNDERWRITING REQUIREMENT) TransDi benefit in the instance that they get sick or hurt and can’t work? TransDi Plus helps replace up to 60% of an employee’s salary up to $2000 if they are unable to work because of a total disability, and your employee’s can select the amount they want to purchase in $100 increments. Once an employee has satisfied the waiting period, their benefits will continue for as long as they are totally disabled up to the maximum period stated in the policy.
For more information please contact JerriLynn Cobb at DK Young at email@example.com.
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
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
David Ray Nimocks III, 64, of Fayetteville, North Carolina passed on August 13, 2018. David Nimocks worked in the pest control industry for over 24 years. Read the full obituary here.
The brown dog tick is more likely to bite people and spread the often fatal bacterial infection, experts say.
The United Kingdom is dealing with an exponential increase in bed bug infestations this summer due to the brutal heat, according to experts.
A disease that often causes no symptoms, but which can suddenly become fatal years after a person was infected, is receiving a big spotlight from the American Heart Association (AHA).
The Baltimore Sun
Baltimore is one of the 10 U.S. cities most affected by mosquitoes, according to a new ranking by the pest control company Terminix.
The Dallas News
The annual end-of-summer cricket swarm is upon us, and it probably seems worse than past years because of recent rains.
When you’re a CEO, leading also means listening, and it often means following the people who have been following you.
Women remain underrepresented in C-suite leadership. 3 CEOs share how they are working to change that.
Harvard Business Review
As the concept of emotional intelligence has gone global, we’ve watched professionals founder as they try to improve their emotional intelligence (or EI) because they either don’t know where to focus their efforts or they haven’t understood how to improve these skills on a practical level.
Without doubt, words have a unique power to inspire and motivate us. In reality, they can almost elevate our minds to a state of optimistic nirvana.
As leaders, every action we take either develops or deteriorates trust. One of the most powerful ways to build trust is through listening.
An exotic tick previously unknown to the United States is spreading across the eastern U.S. with sightings in eight states this summer.
A rodent fell through a ceiling hole at Town Hall amid screams of town employees, who caught the critter when it landed in a waste basket.
A man has shared the moment thousands of ants used their own bodies to create a massive rope-like bridge hanging from the edge of a rooftop to a nearby wasp nest.