PCT keeps a pulse on the industry with timely Reader Poll questions. Here is the most recent question for pest management professionals. Which of the following is your favorite insect-related film?


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




Join Randy Gravitt on June 24 at 11:30 a.m. (EST) for a webinar in which he discusses how PCOs can excel at execution. Gravitt has worked with companies such as Chik-fil-A, Grand Hyatt, FCA, Kroger and more. His presentation is for Million Dollar Club 2.0, a program presented by Arrow Exterminators geared towards pest control companies in the $500,000 to $2 million range. CLICK HERE to register.

PODCAST: The Latest on the Asian Giant Hornet

The Asian Giant Hornet was confirmed last year in the state of Washington. Since that time, the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has been busy with monitoring and eradication efforts. WSDA also is the subject of a new Discovery Channel documentary. As these insects will soon be emerging, PCT caught up with WSDA’s Karla Salp for a podcast to learn about WSDA’s 2021 plans, including its partnership with Canadian officials.

VIDEO: 2020 PCT/BASF Technician of the Year Awards Presentation

As part of NPMA Legislative Day 2021, PCT and sponsor BASF created a video to recognize 2020 Technicians of the Year Mike Pugliese (Terminix Service), Steve Morrison (Burt’s Termite & Pest Control) and Wallace Taylor (Arrow Exterminators) with a video presentation (read more about our winners in December 2020 PCT). Watch a recording of this video from PCT’s video page,

Nominate a Technician of the Year Online

In April, PCT launched its annual Technician of the Year awards program. The awards recognize a trio of standout service professionals in the residential, commercial and termite categories. Be sure to nominate your company’s standout service professionals. For your convenience you can fill out the online form downloadable from here or download a PDF of the form and fax it back to PCT.