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NPMA has released Making an Impact: 2018 Annual Report. 2018 was a busy year for our industry with significant progress being made, and we could not have achieved all of this without YOU!

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NPMA is excited to announce the launch of the all new NPMA Field Guide PRO for all android and iOS devices! Available for the low annual subscription of only $8.99, users get instant access to a library of advanced biology and control methods for over 200 different structural pests, with high-resolution photos and charts for confident identification and a detailed terms glossary.

New Features & Enhancements Include:

  • Intuitive search function to quickly and easily find pests within the app
  • A comprehensive pest identification key to help you identify your pest and develop the best control solution.

It’s time for “Will They Eat It?” – an exciting new six-part video project brought to you by NPMA that shows what really happens when everyday household objects are placed into a tank of 100,000 hungry termites to find out… “Will They Eat It?”

Click here to view the first episode, and here to read the full press release.

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DominAnt Liquid Ant Bait attracts and kills all common household ants. The bait station is easy to use—just snap it open, lock the lid and place the station. Three staging portals allow hundreds of ants to easily access the station and move up and down feeding ramps.
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Professional Women in Pest Management (PWIPM) grants can advance a career in the pest management industry or help to reduce the costs related to education. Grants are a minimum of $1,000 and include free registration and additional $1000 towards travel expenses to attend the National Pest Management Association’s PestWorld. Successful recipient(s) are notified in September each year.

The deadline is July 31 – apply today!

Pest Pic of the Week


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

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Member Benefit Highlight

NPMA’s Resource Center provides members with an intuitive one-stop-shop for access to the latest technical and business management resources including online training.

Training on Your Schedule: We work to fit your schedule. From certifications and state-required recertification credits to business webinars and conference recaps, the Resource Center allows self-guided learning with more than 60 career-building webinars. Explore our online training resources now!

NPMA Education and Events

Don't miss your chance to level up at Academy 2019! Join us July 16-18 in Phoenix, Arizona. If you haven't had the chance to attend in the past, Academy is a unique opportunity designed to advance the professional and business development of emerging pest management industry leaders in a hands-on, interactive environment. This is an exciting team-based event with fantastic speakers that you will NOT want to miss!

Check out the highlights from 2018 and register today!

August 1st at 2:00 PM EDT | REGISTER

Presented by Jim Fredericks, PhD, BCE, National Pest Management Association

The NPMA-33 forms have undergone changes after 18 months of work by the NPMA WDO Committee and approval by the NPMA Board of Directors. The old forms will become obsolete December 31st, 2019 as the new form is adopted January 1st, 2020. This webinar will highlight notable changes on the revised NPMA-33 forms, including further clarification of recommendations for treatment, the elimination of extraneous inspection information, and additional flexibility in treatment recommendations. Anyone who regularly performs WDI inspections will want to attend this webinar to fully understand the changes on the form and guidelines for completing the forms.

Members Make Headlines

The National Wildlife Control Operators Association (NWCOA) Board of Directors, is pleased announce the selection of Association Resource Solutions (ARS) as its new management team.

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An invasive species of insect is starting to cause more trouble. The Spotted Lanternfly is morphing, and it's becoming more destructive, according to officials with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.
A study published in Scientific Reports  demonstrated how a common species of cockroach, the German cockroach otherwise known affectionately as Blattella germanica L., is becoming more and more resistant to different insecticides.
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Calendar of Events
  Date Event Location
  July 16-18 NPMA Academy Phoenix, AZ
  July 25-27 Carolinas/Mid-Atlantic 2019 Summer Conference Myrtle Beach, SC
  October 15-18 PestWorld 2019 San Diego, CA
  December 4-6 2019 Technology Summit Atlanta, GA

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




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