PCT keeps a pulse on the industry with timely Reader Poll questions. Below is the most recent question for pest management professionals at In the past year, has your company experienced an increase in the amount of wildlife management service requests?


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

Which is the most common mistake homeowners make when it comes to rodent prevention?

Source: PCT Reader Poll, July 2018

Check Out Clark Pest Control’s Supernatural-Themed Commercials

Included in this month’s issue is a behind-the-scenes look at the new supernatural-themed Clark Pest Control commercials. The three spots feature “Clark,” a friendly Clark Pest Control technician called upon to control pests of the supernatural kind: a ghost; a killer clown; and a werewolf. Watch these three new catchy and innovative commercials.


A Perspective on Pest Management and Food Safety

Throughout the year PCT hosts FREE webinars sponsored by leading industry suppliers. In July, Bayer’s Joe Barile and Scott Broaddus discussed how the technology revolution has changed the paradigm for pest control in food handling environments. Download the webinar.

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.

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.