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February 6, 2012

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HEADLINE NEWS

BASF Receives EPA Registration for New Termiticide

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Termidor H·E High-Efficiency Termiticide Copack with Termidor HE Technology is the next generation of innovation from BASF. more

Get Listed in the PCT Top 100!

PCT magazine is in the process of identifying the largest 100 pest management firms in the U.S., based on 2011 revenues. Please fill out the online form with information about your company and submit it to us by Friday, February 17. more

PCO Harris Remembered as a Mentor

The body of Lenny Harris, owner of U-Can-Trust Pest and Termite Service, was discovered on Jan. 26. more

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NYC Man Pleads Guilty to Selling Banned Pesticides

A Chinese citizen living in New York City has pleaded guilty to selling at least 2,000 packets of a banned pesticide used for cockroach control, the New York Times reported. more

EHS’s Williams to Appear on Animal Planet’s ‘Infested’

George Williams, staff entomologist at Environmental Health Services, is part of the Feb. 10th episode highlighting EHS's rodent control efforts in suburban Boston. more

Phil Cooper to Ride Across America

Veteran PMP hopes to raise $50,000 for two MS charities this year — Bike the U.S. for MS and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. more

Examining New Ways to Control Disease-Carrying Insects

Purdue researchers have developed a method to discover the next generation of insecticides based on specific insect genomes, or hereditary information encoded in DNA. more

Critter Control Takes Flight with NASA/Next-Gen Explorers

The company pledged to support Council Rock School District (PA) in their participation in NASA’s Microgravity Experience Program. more

New Wasp and Bee Management Book Available

Wasp and Bee Management: A Common-Sense Approach is a new resource from Jody Gangloff-Kaufmann. more

 
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VIDEO

Video: The Borneo Blood-sucking Spider

Dr. Jerome Goddard, medical entomologist at Mississippi State University, and some of his students, created a 14-minute video about “a monster spider now loose in the U.S." more

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REGIONAL NEWS

Viking Earns Angie's List Recognition

The New Jersey-based company was recently named a Super Service Award winner by Angie's List. more

A-Active Makes Virginia 'Best Places to Work' List

The company was named to Virginia Business Magazine's 2012 Best Places to Work List, ranking #11 in the Small Employer category. more

Inspect-All Services Named a Bulldog 100

The Conyers, Ga. company was recognized by the University of Georgia Alumni Association as one of the “Fastest Growing Bulldog Businesses.” more

 
SUPPLIER NEWS

New Recruit HD Inspection Interval Approved Nationwide

A new label amendment now gives Authorized Operators of the Sentricon Termite Colony Elimination System with Always Active technology an extra 30 days beyond the annual inspection date. more

Rockwell Labs Offers CimeXa Insecticide Dust

The product kills bed bug adults, nymphs and nymphs hatched from dusted eggs. more

Reese Joins BASF PCS as Product Manager

BASF Pest Control Solutions has appointed Chad Reese as product manager of its Termidor portfolio. more

 
EVENTS

Walk-up Registrations Available for Tomorrow’s M.I.S.T. Conference in Houston

The first of two MGK M.I.S.T. Conference's is tomorrow at the Marriott Houston West Loop by the Galleria, in Houston. If you have not signed up but are interested in attending, walk-up registration is available. more

Impact the Future of Your Industry by Attending Legislative Day

NPMA Legislative Day will be held Feb. 27-28, in Washington, D.C. more

BASF Skill Development Seminars in Florida This Week

Jeff Tucker has teamed up with BASF's sales specialists to deliver the half-day seminars, which move this week to the Florida cities of Orlando (Wednesday) and Davie (Thursday). more

BedBug Central’s Boot Camp to Visit Pennsylvania

BedBug Central and the Pennsylvania Pest Management Association will offer a two-day bed bug boot camp program in Chester County, Pa., this April. more

 
PROMOTIONS

Talstar ‘Buy Three Get Fourth Free’ Promotion

Now through Nov. 30, 2012, FMC is offering its "Buy Three Get the Fourth Free" promotion on the ¾-gallon size and 1-gallon size jugs of Talstar Professional. more

Special Savings on Suspend PolyZone

The offer runs from March 1, 2012, through April 30, 2012, and rewards pest management professionals (PMPs) who purchase Suspend PolyZone with a savings of $72 per case or $4 per bottle. more

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MULTIMEDIA

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Learn About the New 'Service Technician's Field Manual'

Bill Robinson, author of the "Service Technician's Field Manual" reviews this new industry resource.

 
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