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The NPMA office will be closed today through Friday, December 27 as we celebrate the holidays with our friends and families. We will reopen on Monday, December 30. During this time, we wish everyone a happy and safe holiday!

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Nisus Corp

Join us on January 15-17 for the 2020 Eastern Conference at Harrah's Resort Atlantic City in Atlantic City, NJ. The Conference will feature a mix of in-depth management sessions, and technical courses featuring the latest research in the pest management industry. Recertification credits have been applied for in CT, DC, DE, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VA, VT, and WV.

View the full program and register today!

Nisus Corp
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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NPMA released a revised version of the NPMA-33 Wood Destroying Insect Inspection Form this year. The revised NPMA-33 form is available for purchase as a hard copy through NPMA’s BugStore, or as a digital form on the newly redesigned forms website:

NPMA hosted a webinar highlighting the changes to the NPMA-33 form in August. If you missed the training course, you can view the recording on NPMA’s Online Learning Center to learn about the new and improved form. The previous edition of this form will become obsolete after December 31, 2019.

For questions on purchasing NPMA forms or the new NPMA forms website, contact Michael Bentley at Please direct all questions or concerns regarding the updated NPMA-33 form to Jim Fredericks at

Pest Pic of the Week


Honey Bee

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

UPG Unified Purchasing Group
Beyond Inc
Member Benefit Highlight

Looking for an inexpensive marketing vehicle to promote your services? The new year is quickly approaching, and there is no better time to ramp up your marketing efforts!

Use the Winter issue of Pest Gazette to show your current and potential customers how your company can help them control the various types of pests that may invade their home during the season.

Pest Gazette is available in a print and digital format that is perfect for online marketing! 

Click here to start customizing your  Pest Gazette today.
Lytx, Inc
How to attract Millennial Drivers – Recruitment Guide
Millennials account for more than one-third of the U.S. employee population and more are entering the workforce every day, making this generation the biggest opportunity for growth in fleets.
A successful driver recruitment strategy will attract a new pool of dynamic employees who are wholeheartedly engaged in the company. Here are five ideas on how to recruit millennial drivers:
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NPMA Education and Events



Weekly Headlines
101.5 WPDH
According to a New York Upstate report, a study has revealed one out of every 3 tickets in New York carries a disease they can spread to humans.
Entomology Today
Unfortunately, pest management cooperation is low in affordable housing. There is a large discrepancy between treatment and elimination.
Daily Star
Pest controller Arnold Sciberras recently discovered the white-eyed mutation of the American cockroach which are more aggressive and dominant.
The Bismarck Tribune
Federal health officials are warning of a new emerging health threat, a relatively unknown, mosquito-carried virus that causes an illness for which there's no known cure.
A Bourbon Street restaurant has temporarily closed its doors after a video showed a pack of rats running through the kitchen and counter.
Lytx, Inc
For your Business
Lolly Daskal
As a leader, you earn trust the same way anyone else does: by making a conscious effort to walk your talk, keeping your promises and aligning your own behavior with your expectations of others.
Here are nine techniques to show employees appreciation and help them feel acknowledged at work.
Even if you think you've got EQ covered, make sure you grasp these key concepts.
Harvard Business Review
What can you do in these situations to set and communicate boundaries so you don’t feel like your time is disrespected in the future?
If you work for a supervisor who consistently does these two things, you are being set up for success and will likely have a great work experience.
UPG Unified Purchasing Group
Trending Articles
Officials in Erie County, Ohio, have posted an image of a strange brown mass found in a Christmas tree, which contains hundreds of praying mantis eggs.
The idea of servant leadership is buzzing through the business zeitgeist. But what's it all about, and does it actually work?
Control Solutions, Inc.
Apply Bait Like Never Before
Introducing the Precision Delivery System® Featuring Doxem® Precise Dry Flowable Cockroach Bait. The PDS is designed to apply Doxem Precise bait consistently, accurately, and quickly. Capable of reaching up to 24” inches into voids, the PDS makes it possible for deep pockets of pests to be easily eliminated. The PDS featuring Doxem Precise delivers unparalleled efficacy, simplicity, and value per bait placement.
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  Date Event Location
  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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