PCT will host its fourth annual Rodent Control Virtual Conference next month. Plan to attend if you’re interested in learning how to better manage complex rodent infestations in both urban and rural settings.
Highlights of the Brothers Bike conclusion included an appearance on ABC’s “Good Morning America.”
Women servicing pest control accounts and holding leadership positions in this industry got over the whole “bug thing” a long time ago. It’s time to market how females protect public health, teach people, help families — and create some pretty incredible and stable career paths, too.
How to find common ground with today’s five generations of employees for a more productive, harmonious workplace.
PCT wanted to know what readers think about the current labor situation in their area of the country. Are labor costs on the rise? Are quality candidates even available? Are you proactively searching for specific types of employees? What follows are the results of a recent PCT survey about the labor market in the pest control industry.
Emerging pest control industry leaders gathered in Arizona for NPMA Academy this summer.
Every month, PCT’s Distance Learning Center gains additional state and product approvals. Want to learn more? Read on.
There are two categories of insect pests associated with firewood. Do you know the difference?
Fall-invading pests are annoying. They also can damage property, cause health issues and attract other pests. Here’s how to handle them.
They’re something you might not think about until it’s too late. Are you hurting yourself by not having proper employment and non-competition agreements in place?
Regularly inspecting apartments for mice is easier if you have a set routine that you can follow in each apartment. Here’s an easy-to-follow system.
You know it but you don’t do it. Here’s why you should be slow to hire and quick to fire.
Researchers are using hydrogel baits combining sugar water and toxicant to control Argentine ants.
PMPs aspire to keep their customers’ properties free of flying insects. Aircraft experts aspire to keep their airplanes free of bug guts. Here’s a look at the science behind removing bug remains from “the friendly skies.”
Ten pieces of advice for anyone in the pest control industry concerned about rabies.
A new analysis by Stanford researchers reveals that the ideal temperature for the spread of mosquito-borne diseases like dengue, chikungunya and Zika is 84°F. This finding helps predict disease outbreaks in a warming world.
Successful teamwork is not about mastering subtle, sophisticated theories, but rather about embracing common sense with uncommon levels of discipline and persistence.
When entomologist Bob Belmont trapped insects for a biodiversity event at the Central Florida Zoo in 2010, he was inspired to start his own study, trapping and logging nearly 10,000 insects.
‘Live’ From NPMA PestWorld
The launch of two Syngenta cockroach gel baits includes an enhanced bait matrix and a new active ingredient to the U.S. market. Used in a rotational strategy, these products will encourage cockroaches to keep feeding.
The SecureChoice Mosquito Assurance Program gives PMPs the products and tools to offer a profitable mosquito add-on service that suits their business model.
With its proprietary microcap technology, long-lasting Demand CS has been a market-leading broad-spectrum insecticide for more than 20 years.
An Alphabetical Listing of the Leadership Classes from 1989-2016
Whether an employee, customer, peer or “finca,” this veteran product distributor with a lifelong commitment to the pest control industry gives as he has received.
Faith, family, hard work and a “go for it” attitude help Stuart Aust launch and lead an impressive family of brands.
Accomplished executive is widely praised for mentoring colleagues at Rollins and throughout the industry.
The scientist who revolutionized termite control inspires researchers around the world to keep asking big questions.
The affable CEO of Rentokil Steritech proves that nice guys can finish first.
PCT and Syngenta will announce the fourth “Lifetime Achievement Award” winner at the Crown Leadership Awards ceremony.