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ESA Announces New ACEs/BCEs for May 2015

5/22/2015

The Entomological Society of America announced that seven industry professionals recently earned BCE or ACE credentials. More

New Bee Survey Released

5/18/2015

Losses of managed honey bee colonies were 23.1 percent for the 2014-2015 winter but summer losses exceeded winter numbers for the first time, making annual losses for the year 42.1 percent, according to preliminary results of the annual survey conducted by the Bee Informed Partnership, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Apiary Inspectors of America. More

NPMA Announces Search for Next CEO

5/15/2015

The National Pest Management Association is recruiting qualified individuals interested in serving as the association’s next CEO. More

Assured Environments' Klein Meets with Eurpoean Counterparts

5/7/2015

Andrew Klein recently went to Europe on a quest to discover some of the ways European pest management companies are adapting to new regulations. More

Rollins Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results

5/1/2015

Company posts 36th consecutive quarter of improved earnings. More

Video: John Myers Discusses Electronic Recordkeeping in the Pest Control Industry

4/10/2015

Myers, president and CEO of Rentokil North America, discusses The Pest Management Records Modernization Act, legislation that would permit pest management professionals to electronically convey information to consumers and state agencies. More

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Fastest Growing U.S. Cities in West And South, Census Bureau Reports

Most cities with populations above 100,000 in those regions grew significantly between 2000 and 2010, and 2010 and 2013, according to the bureau's report, which was released last week.

Terminix Announces Top Mosquito Cities Based on Twitter Complaints

According to research by Terminix, the worst whining about mosquitoes came from Goodland, a small town in the northwest corner of Kansas. Terminix searched through approximately 200 billion tweets posted in 2014 to determine which United States city is most pestered by mosquitoes.

White House Releases Pollinator Action Plan

The Strategy, released last week, and its accompanying science-based Pollinator Research Action Plan outline needs and priority actions to better understand pollinator losses and improve pollinator health. These actions will be supported by coordination of existing Federal research efforts and accompanied by a request to Congress for additional resources to respond to the pollinator losses that are being experienced.

Nicotinoid and Fungal Disease Team up to Break Down Termites' Tough Defenses

Purdue University research shows that a small amount of nicotinoid pesticide substantially weakens termites' ability to fight off fungal diseases, a finding that could lead to more effective methods of pest control.

NPMA Announces PesTech³

The new conference, scheduled for Jan. 5-7, 2016, in Silicon Valley (San Jose, Calif.), focuses on technology solutions for pest management professionals.

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