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 the biggest barrier preventing you from offering tick control services? Click here to participate.


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

Podcast: Insights into the Cicada Brood X Emergence

PCT caught up with Frank Meek, manager of technical services at Rollins, to learn about his experiences working with cicadas and to find out how the emergence of Brood X might impact pest management professionals. Download the podcast from the PCT Online homepage or directly here.

Subscribe to the PCT Radio Network

Since 2006, PCT Online visitors have been enjoying podcasts, audio interviews of pest management professionals who have shared their business and technical expertise. PCT’s podcasts are also available on iTunes. Simply visit the iTunes store and subscribe to the PCT Radio Network podcast channel using the Podcasts app for iOS, or using iTunes on your Mac or PC. Once you are subscribed, every time PCT uploads a new episode it will automatically appear in your iTunes podcast library.

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Nominate a Technician of the Year Online

In April, PCT launched its annual Technician of the Year Awards program, sponsored by BASF. The awards recognize a trio of standout professionals in the residential, commercial and termite categories. Be sure to nominate your company’s standout service professionals. You can fill out the online form or download a fillable PDF of the form and email it back to PCT.


Throughout the year, PCT hosts virtual events, including informative single-topic webinars, Vendor Showcases and Business Booster webinars. Sign up for upcoming virtual events or access archived webinars at