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Good leadership is the cornerstone to the success of any association, and, as such, we need your involvement in the election process for the 2017-2018 NPMA Board of Directors.
 
The following positions are up for election: President, President-Elect, Treasurer, Secretary, five (5) At Large Director positions, and a Regional Director from Region #1 and Region #4. 
 
Once again, we are conducting the Board of Directors election electronically.  All primary contacts for NPMA Regular Members have received a ballot with your unique voter login under separate cover. This login can only be used to submit one vote.
 
If you did not receive your ballot, please check your spam filter for an email from npma@pestworld.org with the subject line: NPMA 2017/2018 Board of Directors Election. Contact Jillian Gardner with any questions.

The election will be open until April 15 at 11:59 p.m. CT.
 
Please note, your vote is completely secure. Neither NPMA nor our third party vendor is able to see which candidates you selected in this election.

Thank you in advance for your input in the governance of your association. As always, if you have any questions, please contact NPMA at npma@pestworld.org
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It is with great sadness that we announce long-time industry professional and NPMA Past President, Norman Cooper, passed away on April 5 after a year-long fight with a blood disorder known as myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS).

For those who wish to give, the family requests that donations be made to support the research that is being led by Norman’s doctor to find a cure for MDS. Donations may be sent to Dr. Lewis Silverman Research Program, Mount Sinai Medical Center, One Gustave Levy Place, BOX 1079, New York, NY 10029. 
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Save the date! Academy, the annual summer conference hosted by NPMA, will be held July 19-21 at the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, AZ. The Academy is a unique opportunity designed to advance the professional and business development of the industry's leaders and emerging leaders in a hands-on, interactive environment.
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The United States structural pest control industry is comprised of an estimated 19,820 pest control firms. Mild summer and winter weather, increased insect pest and rodent pressure, and expanded service offerings for public health pests like mosquitoes, appeared to aid the professional pest control industry this past year. The professional pest control industry generated an estimated $8.175 billion in total service revenue in 2016, a 4.6 percent increase from the $7.815 billion measured in 2015, according to the latest report A Strategic Analysis of the U.S. Structural Pest Control Industry from Specialty Consultants, LLC.
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Spring is finally here and the Spring issue of Pest Gazette will help you give your customers and prospects a description of the various types of pests that may take over their home during the season.

The Pest Gazette is customizable – you can add your logo, contact information and an article of your choice.

Click here to view the current issue.

Click here to fill out the order form or contact us at pestgazette@pestworld.org
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Bora-Foam is the first termite-resistant expanded polystyrene insulation designed for basement and crawl space encapsulation. It’s an important component in preventing termites and moisture, and is proven to meet or exceed building codes. R-11 Bora-Foam can help can save up to 20% on energy costs as well.
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Download the NPMA Field Guide app to ensure you and your team are prepared for the busy season!

Available for only $4.99 for both iOS and Android devices, the Field Guide App, powered by eNex, offers users an easy way to access information on over 200 different structural pests, with high resolution photos and charts for confident identification. 

Ready to get started? Visit the App Store or Google Play Store and search for "NPMA Field Guide." 

You can also set up business accounts with the App Store in order to make bulk purchases of the NPMA Mobile Field Guide app for your techs! Visit http://www.apple.com/business/vpp to sign up today! 
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As a benefit of membership, NPMA members have access to the OSHA Toolbox, a comprehensive website including resources for OSHA inspection, posting requirements, state plans, respiratory protection and injury and illness reporting.

To log on, visit www.qualityprotools.org and enter "osha" as both the username and password.
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Pest Pic of the Week



Stink Bug Nymphs and Eggs
 
As a membership benefit, NPMA has developed a gallery of
pest images at My.NPMAPestWorld.org for use by NPMA members.
View the image use policy.
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Science Daily
Pest management professionals battling the ongoing resurgence of bed bugs are wise to employ a well-rounded set of measures that reduces reliance on chemical control, as new research shows the early signs of resistance developing among bed bugs to two commonly used insecticides, chlorfenapyr and bifenthrin.
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News 10 ABC
Experts at the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) say due to the mild winter and periodic heavy precipitation, Americans should expect a very buggy spring and summer. The prediction was posted in NPMA’s annual Bug Barometer report.
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Entomology Today
In a research essay published last week in the Journal of Economic Entomology, Robert Owen argues that human activity is a key driver in the spread of pathogens afflicting the European honey bee (Apis mellifera) and recommends a series of collective actions necessary to stem their spread.
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WISTV 10
Last year's Zika outbreak came as a surprise. That won’t happen again. Public health officials are prepared for the mosquito-borne disease that last year infected more than 5,000 people in the U.S.and hundreds of thousands more worldwide.
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Bangor Daily News
Ticks, mosquitoes and other pests may be especially abundant and invasive this spring in the Northeast, according to the Bug Barometer, a bi-annual report produced by the National Pest Management Association. 
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