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NPMA’s 25th Academy has had two SUPER successful virtual sessions so far!

Haven't had the chance to make it yet? It's time to add some more tools to your superhero belt! Join us Thursday, July 30 for the first of three Academy Learning Lab opportunities, sponsored by BASF.

Each Learning Lab is ONLY $50 FOR NPMA MEMBERS! Click here to check out the lineup of topics and speakers.

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Submission deadline: July 31

Each year, the Professional Women in Pest Management (PWIPM) Professional Empowerment Grant awards $1,000 and a trip to PestWorld to at least one woman. The Grant has helped past recipients develop their careers in the pest management industry and/or helped to relieve the costs related to education. Click here for submission requirements and guidelines. Don't miss out on this great opportunity to get recognized! 

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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Shake up the summer and take a “Buggy Break” with entertaining activities on, an educational website for kids funded by PPMA contributors. Designed for students in grades K-8, is filled with bug biology, games, arts and crafts and other learning activities that are sure to both educate and entertain.

Pest Pic of the Week

Red Imported Fire Ants Attacking a Stink Bug

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

UPG Unified Purchasing Group
Lobster Marketing Group
New Members

City of Clinton Iowa Housing Authority of Clinton, IA
G & S Exterminators of Kansas City, KS
Nature's Gate Pest Control of American Fork, UT
Zappit Weed and Pest Control, LLC of Mineral Wells, TX

Member Benefit Highlight

Boost sales with the swipe of a card and give your customers a more convenient way to pay. The National Pest Management Association has teamed up with Payroc to offer members Merchant Card Services and Financial Technology. With Payroc, your business is able to accept all major credit and debit cards nationwide, so you can cash in on each and every visit. Get started today!


NPMA's original podcast channel, NPMA Bugbytes, features engaging interviews with industry icons and researchers. Learn about the latest in science and technology impacting the pest management industry today!

Overit Media
How Pest Control Companies Navigate Crises
What should a pest control company do in a moment of crisis? In this pest control crisis resource, Overit will arm you with the expert marketing strategies that you need to approach any unexpected situation and keep your revenue steady - and even grow it. Learn how to best utilize positive messaging, strategically targeted digital ads, television spots, and email campaigns from the pest control marketing experts here at Overit.
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NPMA Education and Events

September 17, 2020  |  2:00-3:00pm EST  |  REGISTER
Niamh Quinn, PhD, University of California, Davis, CA

Rodenticides have been under heavy scrutiny in recent years, with high profile media reports implicating rodenticides in the poisoning of wildlife in California and other locations. In response, researchers have begun investigating different aspects of rodenticide use to better understand how wildlife are becoming exposed. Learn about the latest findings, what they mean for the industry, and what efforts every PMP should make to protect future rodenticide use in the U.S.

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Members Make Headlines
 Action Termite and Pest Control is pleased to announce the acquisition of F&F Pest Control. F&F Pest and Termite Control, now a Division of Action Termite and Pest Control, is a pest control company serving New Jersey (NJ) and Philadelphia.
The Virginia Pest Management Association (VPMA) held their Jeffrey M. Johnson Memorial ACE Prep Course and Exam on June 18 and 19 in Lynchburg, VA. Four PMPs earned their ACE designation at the conclusion of this event! Congratulations to Vern Davis, Terminix-Tidewater; Jon Furdek, Accel Pest & Termite Control; Shannon Harlow-Ellis, National Exterminating Co., Inc.; and Justin Kendall, Pestmaster Services.
Moyer Indoor|Outdoor’s Pest Control Supervisor Michael Knappenberger recently became certified as an Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE).  With 11 years of experience behind him, Mike decided to take the leap forward and expand his skillset and certifications.
Weekly Headlines
The drive to stamp out coronavirus has opened opportunities for companies that usually stamp out pests like roaches and rats. Exterminators are finding COVID control’s a growing new business.
As COVID-19 case numbers are on the rise again in Michigan, another virus has come into the mix: the Jamestown Canyon mosquito-borne virus.
Popular Science
The insects are an unlikely ally against the lone star tick.
Hartford Courant
The West Hartford/Bloomfield Health District and other town officials have responded to a rat problem in the neighborhood.
The wireless, lightweight and steerable device expands the possibilities for miniature cameras
Pest Routes, LLC
For your Business
PestWorld Magazine
While it may seem like a “no-brainer” to sell your business in a hot acquisition market, owners should think very carefully and explore all of their options before making this life-altering decision.
Chief Executive
Dana Cavalea, former coach for the New York Yankees, says CEOs can learn a lot from the routines of pro athletes—especially when it comes to discipline, consistency and conviction.
You can't avoid getting tough criticism sometimes. Instead of trying to prevent it, try these simple strategies for finding the silver lining.
Here are some low- and no-cost ways that employers can help parents and caregivers balance personal and professional responsibilities.
As we look to get our businesses back in gear, your target market needs to know you’re still there. Here are four areas to focus on in your business restoration strategy.
Target Specialty Products
Trending Articles
Fast Company
Effective remote work involves these five habits, which prevent feelings of burnout and isolation.
New York City rats, famished by restaurant closures and emboldened by starvation, are plaguing outdoor diners as business owners call on the city to address the rodent problem.
ABC 13
Public health officials have announced that a squirrel in Colorado has tested positive for the bubonic plague.
Calendar of Events
  Date Event Location
  July 9-October 8 Academy 2020 Virtual Event
  October 13-16 PestWorld 2020 Nashville, TN
  November 8-10 International Professional Women in Pest Management Leadership Forum San Diego, CA
  December 1-3 Global Bed Bug Summit Denver, CO

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




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