PCT keeps a pulse on the industry with timely Reader Poll questions. Here is the most recent question for pest management professionals. Which best describes your plans for purchasing service vehicles in 2018?


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

How much do you think President Trump’s tax plan will help your business?

Source: PCT Reader Poll, December 2017

VIDEO: 2017 Crown Leadership Awards

At PestWorld 2017, PCT and Syngenta took time to recognize five individuals chosen as 2017 Crown Leadership Award winners during a special reception. Since 1989, the Crown Leadership Awards have been presented annually to pest management professionals, university educators, industry distributors and association officials who uphold the highest standards of industry ethics, while contributing their time and talent to a broad range of professional and civic organizations. The 2017 honorees were: Juan Angulo, Jr., Superior Angran, San Juan, Puerto Rico; Stuart Aust, Bug Doctor/Anticimex, Paramus, N.J.; Wayne Golden, Rollins, Inc., Atlanta, Ga.; John Myers, Rentokil Steritech, Wyomissing, Pa.; and Dr. Nan-Yao Su, University of Florida, IFAS, Davie, Fla. Visit Online Extras on the PCT home page to access video captured from last year’s event.

Online Label Training Modules for Trelona ATBS and Selontra Rodent Bait Now Live

PCT announced the addition of the following label training modules from BASF: Trelona ATBS Annual Bait Stations and Selontra Rodent Bait. Access the new modules from PCT’s Distance Learning Center or via Univar’s online ProTraining platform. 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. Get started.


  • Throughout the year PCT hosts FREE webinars sponsored by leading industry suppliers. In January, PCT hosted an informative webinar about Selontra, the new BASF rodent bait product featuring the active ingredient cholecalciferol.
  • Recently added videos on PCT Online include a sneak peek of the “Tiny Termite House,” which is the Professional Pest Management Alliance’s project in which a half million termites will be released into a custom-built tiny termite house.
  • There is still time to fill out the PCT Top 100 form. Download the form.