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Are you attending PestWorld in a few weeks? If you haven’t done so already, make your hotel reservations by the end of today to receive the discounted group rate! If you need assistance securing a room, please contact Alexis Wirtz at awirtz@pestworld.org.

Still need to register for PestWorld? Click here to register online and to view the full program of events. 

 

As a member of NPMA, you are encouraged to join us in Orlando on Thursday, October 25 from 8:00-8:30 a.m. for the NPMA Annual Membership Meeting during PestWorld 2018. At this meeting, a vote will take place to adopt proposed changes to the association by-laws. It is important, if you are able, to attend this meeting in person. However, if you are unable to attend, you are welcome to submit a proxy vote online or via mail. If you have any questions in regard to the by-laws, please contact the By-laws Staff Committee Liaison, Allie Allen at aallen@pestworld.org.

NPMA Wants to Know…
      Does your company currently offer a tick service to your residential customers?       

Click here to participate in the poll!

Cooper Pest Control
Nisus Corp

Starting a pest control company isn’t easy. It takes time, hard work, and the drive to turn a vision into a thriving business. But, once you’ve launched your start-up, where do you go from there? When is it time to start hiring? How far out should you be forecasting revenue and expenses? Is there a right and a wrong way to develop and implement a business plan? Take control of business’s growth and success with NPMA’s three-part virtual conference series: Working on Your Business, Not in It

EPISODE 1: Plan Your Work and Work Your Plan – October 9th at 2:30 PM EST
Click here to register!

EPISODE 2: Bridging the Gap –  November 1st at 3:30 PM EST
Click here to register!

EPISODE 3: Learning to Let Go – December 7, 2018
Registration information coming soon!

Limited seats are available for each episode, so sign up today!

 
  

Use the Fall issue of Pest Gazette to show your current and future customers how your company can help them control 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.

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Jecta is a ready-to-use injectable borate gel used to reach places where other products can’t be applied effectively. It protects sealed, moisture-laden or inaccessible wood from termites and other wood destroying organisms. Jecta’s patented carrier system facilitates rapid penetration throughout wood of any moisture content.
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Q: There is a considerable size difference between rodent bait stations intended to control rats versus those designed to control mice. Is it OK to only use the larger of the two bait stations to control both rats and mice?

Pest Pic of the Week


  

Honey Bee Colony Work

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

UPG Unified Purchasing Group
Flock Free Bird Control Systems & Services
New Members

Abco Exterminating of Syosset, NY
Abner Lipps Termite & Pest Control of Frankfort, KY
America's Pest Solutions of Monroe, NY
Anti-Pest Company, Inc. of Shreveport, LA
Archie's Aloha Pest Management of Atascadero, CA
Atlantic Pest Control, Inc. of Hilton Head Island, SC
Barnett Pest Solutions of Highland, IL
Chase Pest Services, LLC of Amarillo, TX
Great Southern Environmental Services, Inc. of Deerfield Beach, FL
Hemingway Pest Control of Latta, SC
LaJaunies Pest & Termite Control of Thibodaux, LA
Logan Pest Control of Logan, WV
New Wave Termite & Pest Control of Clarksville, AR
Northern States Pest Control of Sandpoint, ID
Optimus Pest Solutions, LLC of Nolensville, TN
Positive Pest Control, Inc. of Bellmore, NY
React Pest Control of E. Setauket, NY
Splash Engagement Experts, Inc. of Coral Springs, FL
Tactical Pest Solutions of Tuttle, OK
Ultimate Pest Control Services of Whitestone, NY

Brothers Exterminating, LLC of Woodbury, NJ

Member Benefit Highlight

Core Value plans allow you to gain control of your health care expenses while providing quality benefits to your employees. This is made possible by combining the cost lowering qualities of self-funding with a referenced based pricing plan. Core Value gives you the simplicity and savings you’re looking for. Core Value is referenced based pricing, meaning it pays providers on a multiple of the Medicare reimbursement rate (or other derived equivalent), regardless of the billed amount. This can reduce the amount paid for your members’ claims- which would save money for both you and your group’s members.

To find out if you qualify for a Core Value Plan and to obtain further information contact JerriLynn Cobb at jerrilynn@dkyoung.com for more information.

NPMA Education and Events

Showcasing the latest research on bed bug control strategies, the NPMA Global Bed Bug Summit, to be held November 27-29 in Denver, is a not-to-be-missed event for PMPs who offer bed bug services. Join us for an informative session detailing the disease potential in bed bugs, presented by Alvaro Romero, Ph.D., of New Mexico State University. Click here to register and to view the full educational program.

 
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CONTROL TERMITES WITH AMVAC’S NAVIGATOR SC
Navigator SC termiticide/insecticide is a pre- and post-construction termite control product for professionals. Navigator SC is effective against a variety of subterranean termites, and protects the structure against future infestations. After termites pass through the treatment area, they transfer the non-repellent, active ingredient, fipronil, back to the nest. Navigator SC also protects against perimeter pests and invaders, including ants. Learn more at AMVAC-Chemical.com
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Members Make Headlines

Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators recently announced the four winners of its fourth annual internal scholarship program. The scholarship program was open to Arrow team members and their dependents who were either graduating high school seniors or enrolled in a college program.

The Aust Group LLC - A Mergers & Acquisitions and Consulting Firm is proud to announce the launch of their newly developed website at http://theaustgroup.com.

Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators recently held the company’s annual Fiscal Year Kickoff meeting at The Grand Hyatt in Atlanta, Georgia, with 300 team members in attendance.

Weekly Headlines

Quartz
Unusually large mosquitoes that hatched in the stagnant water left over from Hurricane Florence are swarming the Carolinas.

Newsweek
Over the past decade, scientists have been grappling with the worrying decline of bee populations. Sunflower plants could provide a solution, according to a study.

ABC13
Pest control companies are seeing a record year in rodent activity, thanks to Hurricane Harvey.

KCUR
Bed bugs are back, and they’ve become a problem in Kansas City.

Science Daily
DEET, thought to be the most effective insect repellent available, may not be an insect repellent at all.

Brother Mobile Solutions
Garden Girls Repellents LLC
For your Business

BBC
Decades of research into elite firms identified a particular type of worker: exceptionally capable and fiercely ambitious, but driven by a profound belief in their own inadequacy.

LeadToday
If the first person you lead each morning isn’t yourself then you’re likely having challenges leading anyone. You must lead yourself exceptionally well before you can lead anyone else.

Upwards Leader
On a balance scale, if you place weights more on one end than the other the scale will tip towards the heavier side. Employee engagement is very similar.

ESPN
A powerhouse panel of leaders joined Sage Steele at the espnW: Women + Sports Summit to discuss their experiences as women executives at the top of their respective games. The panelists were full of wisdom, but here is the best advice of the day.

Forbes
In these tumultuous times, we can always escape to Hogwarts and join Harry Potter's ranks.

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SalesRabbit Field Sales App
SalesRabbit optimizes every aspect of your sales and management process. Track leads, manage areas, collect data, and beat sales benchmarks with a field-proven approach
Perfect for field sales, canvassing, or door-to-door sales teams.
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Trending Articles

CNBC
Young mosquitoes who eat even small pieces of plastic could be contaminating other insects and mammals, according to new research.

WTOP
The mosquitoes, cicadas and katydids of summer may be gone, but here come the fall bugs, eyeing your home for a warm place to spend the cool days and raise a family.

National Geographic
Known to take down animals as large as birds, mantises have now been spotted fishing for the first time outside captivity.

Calendar of Events
       
  Date Event Location
  October 23-26, 2018  PestWorld Orlando, FL
  November 27-29, 2018 Global Bed Bug Summit Denver, CO
       

View our master calendar for a full list of industry events.

 

 

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