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Join us for the 2019 Technology Summit December 4-6 in Atlanta, Georgia to hear from your industry peers about how to adapt and utilize technology and cater it to a pest control company! Discussions from industry professionals will touch on everything from "Customer Analytics: How to Get It and What the Heck to Do With It" to "Smart Traps - Where We Are and Where We're Going" and everything in between!

View the program and register today!
 

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The Executive Leadership Program (ELP) identifies and trains aspiring association leaders to establish a pipeline of engaged members that represents NPMA’s diverse membership. The two-year curriculum involves professional development, association training, monthly mentoring and attendance at NPMA events. 

Interested? Click here to complete an application and here to learn more about the criteria. The application process will close on December 8.

  

The holidays are quickly approaching and 2020 will be here before we know it! Stay organized and give back to a good cause by purchasing our Dogs of NPMA 2020 Calendar! All proceeds will go to a local charity that serves animals.

For a limited time only, you will receive a free pack of Pest ID cards with every calendar. 

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New dehumidifier options for crawlspaces!
Crawlspace Depot now offers the Aprilaire model 1820 (70 pints/day) and 1850 (90 pints/day) dehumidifiers. Installers agree that Aprilaire is a solid brand backed by a 5-year manufacturer’s warranty. Aprilaire features a washable MERV 8 filter – a money-saving, sustainable option for installers offering an annual service with filter change.
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Looking for a holiday gift to show your support of the women in your company? PWIPM lapel pins are now available for sale online! All proceeds go to help fund PWIPM’s local network grants which support women throughout the year. Click here to purchase.

Pest Pic of the Week


  

Jordan Leaf-Footed Bugs Mating

 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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New Members

Bug-A-Way Pest Control, LLC of Joplin, MO
IMDAAD, LLC of United Arab Emirates
Remedy Pest Control of Charlotte, NC
True Pest Control, Inc. of Boyne City, MI

  • Dr. Buggz Pest Control, LLC of Brooklyn, NY is now QualityPro accredited and offering GreenPro certified service.
  • Natran Green Pest Control of Houston, TX is now offering GreenPro certified service.
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Zach Devries Highlights Exciting Bed Bug and Cockroach Research

Episode 2 of NPMA’s BugBytes Podcast is now available at www.npmabugbytes.org or wherever you listen to your favorite podcast! In this episode, discover exciting new research from one of the industries brightest new urban entomologists, Zach Devries, as he uncovers groundbreaking information impacting bed bug and German cockroach management. 

NPMA Education and Events

 

Members Make Headlines
Massey Services is pleased to announce the purchase of Precision Pest Management of Plano, TX. 

Woodstream Corporation today announced that it has acquired Dynamic Solutions Worldwide LLC, maker of DynaTrap insect traps.

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Researchers at Tufts University have discovered genes that allow some insects to adjust their biological clocks to survive shorter or longer winters, improving their chances of adapting to climate change.
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A discovery by a Washington State University-led research team has the potential to inhibit the spread of West Nile virus as well as Zika and dengue viruses.
My San Antonio
Cold weather has ended this year's mosquito season and with it the threat of a deadly mosquito-borne virus, equine encephalitis virus.
Science Magazine
An ancient beetle that nibbled a flower and got trapped in amber for nearly 100 million years has become the earliest direct evidence of insects pollinating flowering plants, researchers report today.
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Officials with the Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD) have confirmed a hantavirus case in the district, the first such case reported in six years.
Calendar of Events
       
  Date Event Location
  December 4-6 2019 Technology Summit Atlanta, GA
  January 15-17                Eastern Conference Atlantic City, NJ
  February 4-6 Wildlife Conference Las Vegas, NV
  February 11-12 Southern Conference Memphis, TN
  March 8-10 Legislative Day Washington, DC
       

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

 

 

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