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EPA Introduces New Graphic to Help Consumers Make Informed Choices about Insect Repellents


The new graphic that will be available to appear on insect repellent product labels. More

RFP: Presolicitation Notice for Pest Control Service Contract


The Department of Veterans Affairs Connecticut Health Care System is pre-soliciting a contractor that will develop and implement an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) plan for the VAMC Connecticut West Haven and the Newington Campuses. More

Active Pest Control Announces Acquisition


The McDonough, Ga.-based company acquired 24 By 7 Pest Control, based in Norcross, Ga. More

ACE-International Program Becomes a Reality


The Certification Corporation Governing Board of the Entomological Society of America (ESA) approved the launch of an International Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE-I) program. This global version of ESA’s popular U.S.-based ACE certification and credentialing program will support pest management professionals (PMPs) from all nations. More

Recognize Your Company’s Top Termite Technician


There is still time to nominate your company’s top termite technician for the PCT Technician of the Year Awards. All category nominations (Residential, Commercial and Termite) are due by July 18. The awards are sponsored by BASF. More

Varment Guard Transitioning Technical Director/Entomologist Position


Mark Goodman, a doctoral candidate in the department of entomology at the University of Kentucky, will be taking over for the retiring Dr. Gerry Wegner. More

Woman Breeds 100,000 Cockroaches in Her house


The South China Morning Post is reporting that Yuan Meixia in China shares her home with 100,000 cockroaches, which she considers her children. More

Senske Partners with the Blue Cross of Idaho


Senske is helping the Blue Cross of Idaho maintain The Giving Garden. More

Podcast: Dan Gordon and John Corrigan Provide Exit-Planning Advice


Gordon, president of PCO Bookkeepers, and Corrigan, attorney with the law firm Corrigan and Baker, provide advice on how PCOs can successfully transition out of their business. The duo will be presenting as part of PCT's Aug. 27 Mergers & Acquisition Virtual Event. More

Steinmetz, Swayne Launch New ‘Once-A-Year’ Pest Company


Chuck Steinmetz and Jim Swayne have launched Safer Home Services, a new once-a-year pest control & termite protection company based in Clearwater, Fla. More

Arrow Exterminators Acquires All State Exterminating


All State is a full-service company, specializing in residential and commercial pest and termite control located in Spartanburg, S.C. More

Excel Termite & Pest Control launches New Website


The new website,, features significant visual and informational upgrades. More

President Obama Establishes Pollinator Health Task Force


The president announced a federal strategy to promote the health of honey bees and other pollinators. More

NPMA Responds to Study Linking Autism to Prenatal Pesticide Exposure


NPMA has reviewed the recent study "Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Prenatal Residential Proximity to Agricultural Pesticides: The CHARGE Study" and believes that the methodology and assumptions of the study are flawed and therefore the conclusions are inaccurate and misleading. More

McCloud Services Gives Back to Four National Charities


The company announced the charitable organizations that will receive a donation as part of its 2013-2014 Employee Incentive Program. More

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Top news

Greg Baumann Joins Nisus Corporation

Baumann has been appointed to the position of vice president of technical services and regulatory affairs, effective July 21, 2014.

Zyrox Fly Granular Bait Features New Active Ingredient

The new product from Syngenta offers a new active ingredient that can provide Pest Management Professionals (PMPs) control of a common pest problem, while serving as an effective resistance management tool in urban, rural and commercial markets.

Video: TV Commercials from Yates-Astro Termite & Pest Control

Yates-Astro Termite & Pest Control, Savannah, Ga., has been running four TV spots — two on termites and two on pest control. The animated roach has been the company's “spokesperson” for a few years.

Bayer CropScience Launches Maxforce Impact Roach Gel Bait

The product offers PMPs an innovative white matrix and a new bait active ingredient specially designed to combat aversion.

FMC Introduces Totality Wood Treatment

The new insecticide offers enhanced profitability with formulation, application and package efficiencies, FMC reports.