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DominAnt Bait Station: Snap, Lock & Place!
DominAnt Liquid Ant Bait attracts and kills all common household ants. The bait station is easy to use—just snap it open, lock the lid and place the station. Three staging portals allow hundreds of ants to easily access the station and move up and down feeding ramps.
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Episode 2 of PPMA’s “Will They Eat It?” video series is now live on the @PestWorld Facebook and YouTube pages, as well as the “Will They Eat It?” hub!


In this week’s episode, watch the termites devour the cellulose-rich pages of a dictionary while leaving the cover intact. As they say, don’t judge a book by its cover!


 


Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/articles/index.asp?aid=571881&issueID=65910 to view the full article online.

 
 
   

Professional Women in Pest Management (PWIPM) grants can advance a career in the pest management industry or help to reduce the costs related to education. Grants are a minimum of $1,000 and include free registration and additional $1000 towards travel expenses to attend the National Pest Management Association’s PestWorld. Successful recipient(s) are notified in September each year.


The deadline is July 31 – apply today!


Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/articles/index.asp?aid=571882&issueID=65910 to view the full article online.

 
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With almost 6,000 pest management professionals in its network, there’s almost certainly another NPMA member who’s faced the challenges you’re facing. Been there. Done that.


NPMA’s Mentor Match program was designed to help you find those professionals and get great advice that will keep you sharp, current and (last but not least) ahead of the pack.


Check out a brief video on how to get started with Mentor Match!


Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/articles/index.asp?aid=571886&issueID=65910 to view the full article online.

 
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CONTROL MULTIPLE PESTS WITH NUVAN FROM AMVAC
AMVAC’s NUVAN product line offers professional applicators convenience and economy for a wide range of pest control needs. The products – NUVAN Prostrips, NUVAN Prostrips+, NUVAN Directed Spray Aerosol, NUVAN Fog 5%, NUVAN Fog 4EC and NUVAN Fog 2EC – feature the active ingredient dichlorvos (DDVP), a non-residual insecticide that acts quickly on labeled pests including ants, bed bugs, carpet beetles, clothes moths, cockroaches, earwigs, flies, mosquitoes, silverfish, spiders and wasps. AMVAC.com
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According to the New York Times, rat complaints have risen from 12,617 in 2014 to 17,353 last year. That's a 38% jump citywide — and comes even after Mayor Bill de Blasio allocated $32 million in 2017 to reduce the number of the rodents.

Visit https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/07/17/new-york-city-rat-problem-running-wild-upper-west-side/1754163001/ to view the full article online.

WTVR
Pest control experts say insects and even rodents are going to be looking for a way to sneak into your home to cool down.

Visit https://wtvr.com/2019/07/18/pest-control-experts-prepare-for-insects-and-rodents-trying-to-enter-homes-to-escape-heat/ to view the full article online.


USA Today

Bug bites are certainly a possible summer health hazard, but it’s not the only one, especially if you don’t know how to protect your body.

Visit https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2019/07/20/fire-ants-spiders-ticks-dangerous-bug-bites-to-watch-out-for-in-the-summer/39702275/ to view the full article online.

Newsweek

Scientists have almost eliminated a mosquito that carries diseases such as Zika in an experiment in China.

Visit https://www.newsweek.com/china-scientists-released-millions-infected-sterilized-mosquitoes-wild-wipe-out-1449709 to view the full article online.


CBS Los Angeles

Pest control and public health experts are calling on California Gov. Gavin Newsom to declare a public health emergency over what they say is a sharp rise in the state’s rodent population.

Visit https://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2019/07/16/la-rats-rodents-california-health-emergency/ to view the full article online.

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Thin Difference

Executive presence lends credibility to your actions and decisions and improves your professional image.

Visit https://www.thindifference.com/2019/07/do-you-have-executive-presence/ to view the full article online.


Forbes

These are leadership lessons that transcend time and circumstance, which corporate executives and board members may well want to consider as they commemorate this great event.

Visit https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelperegrine/2019/07/16/apollo-11s-transcendent-leadership-lessons/#65c6e975b6a7 to view the full article online.


Fast Company

Everyone can be a leader at their own level. These are the top five soft skills you should start practicing immediately.

Visit https://www.fastcompany.com/90379242/five-soft-skills-you-need-to-be-a-better-leader-in-2020 to view the full article online.


The Conversation

We suggest there is a better team-building approach. It doesn’t involve bicycles or obstacle courses or whitewater rafting. It doesn’t even necessarily involve your whole team.

Visit http://theconversation.com/team-building-exercises-can-be-a-waste-of-time-you-achieve-more-by-getting-personal-119601 to view the full article online.


Entrepreneur

Meetings are indispensable, except when they are a complete waste of everyone's time.

Visit https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/335025 to view the full article online.