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University of Kentucky Announces 42nd Annual Program

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The UK Short Course, set for Oct. 1-3, features a strong speaker lineup and cutting-edge topics.

| June 15, 2012

LEXINGTON, K.Y. — The 42nd Annual University of Kentucky Pest Control Short Course will be held Oct. 1-3, in Lexington. The conference includes a money-back satisfaction guarantee and features one of the strongest programs in the country, organizers say.

Topics include strategies for growing your company, the business of bed bugs, new termite technologies, cockroach combat, the worrisome resurgence of ticks, bird flock management, practical pest proofing, red-hot issues facing the industry, and useful tips for managing ants, flies, bats, snakes and other outdoor invaders.

Featured speakers include Austin Frishman, Bob Rosenberg, Ray Johnson, Mike Rottler, Dennis Jenkins, Pete Markham, Michael Raupp, Lou Sorkin, Stuart Mitchell, Tommy Reeves and T.J. Neary.

For more information, call 859/257-5955 or e-mail dthorpe@uky.edu.

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