PCT keeps a pulse on the industry with timely Reader Poll questions. Here is the most recent question for pest management professionals. Do you use social media sites (e.g., Facebook or LinkedIn) to screen potential new hires?


Here’s a look at results from a recent Reader Poll:

SLIDESHOW: NPMA Legislative Day 2017

More than 400 pest management professionals braved a mid-March snowstorm in Washington, D.C., to make their voices heard at NPMA Legislative Day. PCT’s coverage includes several news stories about this event. Visit Online Extras on the PCT Online homepage for a slideshow of photos from Legislative Day.

More About Conehead Termites

Michael Wilson, owner of Aardvark Pest Control, Lantana, Fla., has been on the front lines of Florida’s efforts to eradicate the conehead termite, as reported in the PCT feature “All in to Beat the Conehead Termite.” PCT interviewed Wilson for a podcast in which he discussed some of his work to help thwart this invasive pest. Wilson also sent PCT video footage of a conehead termite colony, in which multiple queens are visible. Download the video.

Tempo Ultra WP Modules Now Live on PCT’s DLC

PCT’s Distance Learning Center continues to expand with the addition of the following label training modules: Bayer Tempo Ultra WP – Parts 1 and 2. These and other label training modules are the centerpiece of PCT’s Distance Learning Center — a FREE service for the professional pest control market provided by PCT. Created by Board Certified Entomologist and consultant Stoy Hedges, the courses use photographs, video clips and reference materials to challenge users’ knowledge, experience and problem-solving skills for a wide range of products and pest problems. Get started.