PCT keeps a pulse on the industry with timely Reader Poll questions. Below is the most recent question for pest management professionals at Which of the following is the biggest barrier preventing you from offering bird control services?

Pest Expert Chats — Episode 3: Ticks

Pest Expert Chats is a podcast series in which PCT interviews members of Syngenta’s technical services team, who share tips and techniques for solving challenging pest control problems. In episode 3, Dr. Nicky Gallagher, technical service manager for Syngenta, reviews best tick control practices and provides an overview of Syngenta’s Secure-Choice Tick Assurance program. Download this episode.

Online Label Training Course Demo

Have you tried PCT’s online label training courses yet? Check out this demo of how it works. 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. Accessible by PC, tablet or smartphone, the training is presented in modules designed to take a half-hour to an hour to complete. Watch a demo video.

Safe Driving Resource

Included in this month’s issue is “Stop Dangerous Driving,” an excerpt from Brownyard Group’s “Driving on the Edge” risk management brief. This resource can be downloaded here.

Get Connected to PCT’s Social Media Sites

Connect with PCT on social media, including our Facebook page and Twitter feed, both great news outlets for mobile devices. Also, PCT’s LinkedIn page is ideal for networking.