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Make plans to join us for PestWorld 2020, October 13-16 in Nashville, Tennessee, to earn valuable recertification credits and hear from top industry experts including:
- Bobby Corrigan, Ph.D., RMC Pest Management Consulting
- Dini Miller, Ph.D., Virginia Tech
- Faith Oi, Ph.D., University of Florida
- Karen Vail, Ph.D., University of Tennessee
- And many more!
Click here to view the full educational program.
Check out what Artificial Intelligence can tell us about its impact on the pest control industry through online conversations.
With ants being the number one nuisance pest in America, it’s safe to assume that almost everyone has spotted an ant on the kitchen counter and thought, “it’s just one, no problem!” Well, think again. NPMA recently released its latest video project chronicling the creation and excavation of a metal fire ant nest cast to show how these social pests live and work in large complex colonies, often right in our own backyards. This unique project offers a behind-the-scenes look at a colony that was once believed to house over 200,000 fire ants and demonstrates how just a few tiny ants can actually mean one large problem if not treated at the source — the nest. Read more.
Has your company contributed to the good of the community during this pandemic? Share your story and apply for the 2020 NPMA Gives Award by September 1.
The winning company will be featured in PestWorld magazine and recognized on stage at PestWorld 2020 in Nashville, TN. Click here to apply and view the criteria.
As a membership benefit, NPMA has developed a gallery of
pest images at My.NPMAPestWorld.org for use by NPMA members.
Absolute Extermination of Locust Grove, OK
Ark Pest Control & Prevention, LLC of Ruckersville, VA
EcoLiving Pest Solutions of Muncie, IN
I Q Pest Solutions, LLC of Emmaus, PA
Protect Your Nuts of Auberry, CA
Did you know that as an NPMA member you have exclusive access to model service contracts?
Commercial Sanitation Contract
For companies performing sanitation services, NPMA suggests a contract that discloses details of the service including disclaimers and limitations. This agreement was created and provided to members in 2020.
Fumigation Service Contract
For companies performing fumigation services, NPMA suggests a contract that discloses details of the service including disclaimers and limitations. This agreement was created and provided to members in 2019.
After more than three months of shutdowns, mandatory quarantines, self-imposed exile from society and working from home, nature-lovers looking for a well-earned breath of fresh air could face a possible collision course between coronavirus and tick-borne illnesses this summer.
The New York Times
The big and noisy insects have started to emerge and are looking to mate in Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina.
From finding a mate to scoring a meal, here’s how your favorite summer insect utilizes its light.
The Enrico Fermi 2 Nuclear Power Plant in Newport lost offsite power Wednesday in what has been described as a “mayfly accumulation.”
While Quebecers are accustomed to shoveling in the winter, an eerie discovery in a small town in the province's northwest had some residents taking them out much earlier than expected.
Here are nine ways to develop this important “muscle” and reap its mental health benefits.
It is well documented that those who are mentored outperform and out-earn those who are not. They get promoted more often and report lower burnout rates.
Asking employees to sign a waiver before returning seems like simple ask, but you may be putting you and your business at deeper risk.
Leadership & Learning
Here are four key steps to take away your desire for remote leadership control.
Like any crisis, there are lessons to be learned in this pandemic.
Effective remote work involves these five habits, which prevent feelings of burnout and isolation.
New York Post
New York City has turned to an unlikely ally in the fight against the city’s mounting rodent problem: pet dogs.
The spider was given the name Loureedia phoenixi after Joaquin Phoenix's portrayal of the nefarious comic book villain.