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Do you have clients in the public health and food safety industries?

Join NPMA and the Confederation of European Pest Management Associations (CEPA) for a commercial food safety program featuring speakers from Target, Publix, Cargill, Danone and Nestlé. 

Participants will address emerging issues and evaluate, along with clients, auditors, and other relevant stakeholders, which action steps are required to address client’s needs. 

Visit http://npmapestworld.org/education-events/upcoming-events/2017-global-summit-for-pest-management-services/ to view the full article online.

 
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Spring is right around the corner 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

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/articles/index.asp?aid=432350&issueID=55526 to view the full article online.

 
 
   

PestVets, with the support of FMC, is offering complimentary job listings on NPMA’s Career Center for any NPMA members who are looking to hire veterans. There are currently 780 job opportunities posted on the NPMA Career Center!

If you have any contacts within a veteran organization, please share this great hiring resource with them. Please contact Janay Rickwalder with any questions.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/articles/index.asp?aid=432351&issueID=55526 to view the full article online.

 
Nisus Corp
Fireback's dual "spray & straw" applicator
Fireback’s new double-strike applicator targets both visible and hidden pests. The permanently attached hinged flip-up straw reaches listed pests hiding in cracks and crevices. Flip it down to expose the opening for a normal spray. Fireback kills on contact and provides a 3-month residual. Use it for 29 listed pests.
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Get Started with Bed Bug Prevention!
Pest Management Professionals are discovering they can be both more efficient and effective with their bed bug work by incorporating ActiveGuard® Mattress Liners into their control and preventive strategies. PMPs are no longer passively encasing bed bugs, hoping they don’t escape; ActiveGuard® kills them 24/7 for two years.
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Members Make Headlines
Gary Muldoon, President of Orkin Canada, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Reliable Pest Control. 
Copesan Services, Inc., is pleased to announce its $11,660 contribution to two key charitable organizations providing scholarship funds and research support to the pest management industry. 

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/articles/index.asp?aid=432360&issueID=55526 to view the full article online.

Weekly Headlines
Sun Sentinel
Florida health officials reported a new locally acquired Zika infection in Miami-Dade County on Monday, as well as four new travel-related cases in South Florida.

Visit http://www.sun-sentinel.com/health/zika-virus/fl-reg-zika-new-cases-miami-20170320-story.html to view the full article online.

Fox LA
Public health officials are warning Southern California residents they could be seeing more insects this time of year due to a wet winter and warm spring time weather.

Visit http://www.foxla.com/news/local-news/242602046-story to view the full article online.

Live Science
Cup-like traps that fit over a bedframe's legs have a slick inner surface that usually defeats tiny climbers. But when it comes to these traps, bloodsuckers from one bedbug species have a distinctly "hairy" advantage over their cousins, according to a new study.

Visit http://www.livescience.com/58268-some-bedbugs-are-better-climbers.html to view the full article online.

CNN
The next time you see a spider crawling around your house, look at the bright side. It's probably feasting on a bunch of other insects and providing you with free pest control.

Visit http://www.cnn.com/2017/03/15/health/spiders-eat-tons-insects-trnd/ to view the full article online.

New Scientist
Getting sand in your mouth is an unpleasant experience – and plants seem to know it. Emerging evidence suggests that some plants cultivate a sandy taste to deter herbivores from eating them.

Visit https://www.newscientist.com/article/2124690-plants-have-evolved-a-taste-for-sand-that-deters-hungry-insects/ to view the full article online.

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The Higher Standard
Reaching your next revenue milestone — whether that’s $250,000, $1 million or $50 million — requires aggressive growth and the ability to execute solid strategies. Paul Giannamore, managing director of The Potomac Company, who advises companies on how to increase their value, offered 10 tips to help you succeed.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/articles/index.asp?aid=432391&issueID=55526 to view the full article online.

Leader Communicator
In times of change or uncertainty, organizations need leadership more than ever. That means the quality and amount of communications need to increase.

Visit http://www.yourthoughtpartner.com/blog/times-of-change-call-for-increased-levels-of-communication-and-courage to view the full article online.

LeadToday
If you’re like most leaders you’re always watching your team to determine how effective they are in their roles. That’s good leadership. But good leadership is not good enough if your goal is to grow your organization.

Visit https://stevekeating.me/2017/03/10/five-minutes-that-can-change-everything/ to view the full article online.

McKinsey
Analysis of high-stakes transformations reveals a few pragmatic lessons that increase the odds of meeting the organization’s objectives.

Visit http://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/operations/our-insights/keeping-transformations-on-target to view the full article online.

Inc.
Clear distinctions and characteristics to help you decide what your business needs at what stage.

Visit http://www.inc.com/chris-j-snook/how-to-build-great-relationships-with-mentors-and-advisors.html to view the full article online.

Switch and Shift
Appreciating differences is a key step to understanding other individuals we work with. If you feel this is an area in which you need to grow, there are some practical steps you can take.

Visit http://switchandshift.com/leadership-lessons-appreciating-differences to view the full article online.

Chief Executive
The best organizations develop the strongest engagement by realizing that employees have the keys to their own motivation and self-management.

Visit http://chiefexecutive.net/leadership-can-impact-employee-engagement-retention/ to view the full article online.

Forbes
Even if you feel confident in your business's current techniques and strategies, you should keep an eye on what’s coming next so you can stay competitive and ahead of the rest. To keep your small business successful in 2017, here are five marketing tips to help you.

Visit https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesagencycouncil/2017/03/21/five-marketing-tips-for-small-businesses-in-2017/#758567b46067 to view the full article online.