PCT keeps a pulse on the industry with timely Reader Poll questions. Below is the most recent question for pest management professionals at What’s your biggest labor management challenge?


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


Video: Scientists Trained Rats to Drive

Rats have learned how to jump through hoops, solve mazes, and even play hide and seek. Now they can drive cars. Researchers at the University of Richmond in Virginia taught rats to drive a tiny car made of a plastic food container as part of a study on mental health. Download from “online extras” on the PCT Online homepage or directly at

Get Listed on the PCT Top 100 List!

PCT magazine is in the process of identifying the largest 100 pest management firms in North America, based on previous years’ revenues. Visit to fill out the online form and submit it to PCT.

Slideshow: 84th Annual Purdue Pest Management Conference

About 400 industry professionals and 38 exhibitors gathered in West Lafayette, Ind., Jan. 6-8, for the 84th annual Purdue Pest Management Conference. During the course of the three-day event, attendees heard from industry experts who presented on a variety of cutting-edge pest management topics. Attendees also had opportunities to network with one another and learn about the latest industry innovations in the exhibit hall. PCT has editorial coverage in news. Visit “online extras” on the PCT Online homepage for a slideshow from this year’s event.

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