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April 16, 2012



Andrew Christman Presented with Tom Evans Award

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Christman, president of Ohio Exterminating Company, was presented with the award at last week’s GCPCA banquet in Cleveland. more

April is National Pest Management Month

NPMA uses the month to reflect on the pride with which its members serve and as an opportunity to educate consumers. more

Cuyahoga County Council Approves Anti-Pesticide Legislation

Cuyahoga County Council has limited the use of pesticides and weedkillers on county property. more

Chocolate Allergies Linked to Roaches

According to a report on ABC News, the average chocolate bar contains eight insect parts. more

Creepy Crawlies Highlight Purdue's Spring Fest

An article on www.jconline.com notes that the bug zoo at Purdue’s annual Spring Fest once again proved popular, as attendees waited an hour to pet a tarantula. more

Harvard Press Publishes New Entomology Book

“Entomology: A World of Insects,” is a compendium of excerpts from some of the most well-known entomology books ever published by Harvard University Press. more

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Arrow Exterminators Announces Executive Promotion and Addition

Arrow announces the promotion of Tim Pollard to COO and the addition Ken Stieren as senior vice president of sales. more

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Truly Nolen Creates ‘Good Citizen Week’ Program

Truly Nolen employees recently engaged in a week-long program that resulted in them performing good deeds. more

Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation Adds Harvey Massey to Board

The foundation has issued 3,090 grants to more than 400 organizations throughout the state, primarily in Central Florida, totaling nearly $100 million. more

Pestmaster Franchise Lands West Point Contract

The Kingston, N.Y. Pestmasters franchise was awarded the pest control contract for the United States Military Academy. more

Batzner Joins bedbugFREE Network

Batzner Bed Bug Services joins the network of pest management firms committed to the guidelines and practices of BedBug Central. more

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Pesticide Additives Cause Drifting Droplets, But Can Be Controlled

Purdue pesticide research will have applications in food processing where drop sizes are important. more


FMC Recognizes Arnold Ramsey

Ramsey was presented with the Sales Excellence Award. more

Service Pro.net Includes Corporate Dashboard Management Tool

This new tool allows pest control business managers and executives to view all the important information they need from ServSuite in just one panel. more

TomTom Offers Fleet Management App

TomTom has released an updated version of its Webfleet Mobile fleet management app, extending use to tablets. more


Learn About Nibor-D Borate Powder

Janet Kintz-Early, senior entomologist, Nisus Corp., discusses the uses and benefits of Nibor-D borate powder. more

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NCUE Scheduled for May 20-23

The 2012 National Conference on Urban Entomology is a gathering intended to facilitate open communication of information among pest management professionals and scientists in industry, academia and government. more

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Rick Vetter Discusses the Brown Recluse Spider - Image

Rick Vetter Discusses the Brown Recluse Spider

Vetter, research associate, UC-Riverside, discusses some of the misperceptions about the brown recluse spider and also the spider chapter that he authored in the recently published Mallis Handbook of Pest Control.

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