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PCT/Syngenta Recognize 2011 Crown Leadership Award Winner Earl Hallberg
Hallberg, longtime technical director for Rentokil/Presto-X, was recognized for his contributions to the pest control industry.MORE >>

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Roaches Take Over Home on TLC's 'Hoarding: Buried Alive'
On the Dec. 28 episode of TLC's "Hoarding: Buried Alive," viewers met Sherry, a woman who has coped with depression and the loss of her mother by not coping with the growing mess in her own home. The result is a home littered with cockroaches and other pests.

Video: Bed Bug DNA Sampling
Dr. Kate Johnson, Research Associates, Addison, Texas, discusses how the DNA fingerprinting process works for bed bugs.MORE >>

Harold Harlan Recognized by EPA
Harlan was recognized for his outstanding accomplishments and participation in the Federal Bed Bug Workgroup to improve the consistency, quality, and efficiency of the federal response to the bed bug problem.

Odorous House Ants in Hawaii Demonstrate Invasive Characteristics
Purdue's Grzegorz Buczkowski is studying how these ants have created megacolonies in Hawaii.

Massey Services Receives 2011 OBJ Readers’ Choice Award
The Orlando-based company was named “Best Landscaping Company,” Readers’ Choice Award, for 2011 by the Orlando Business Journal (OBJ).

VPMA Certifies WDI Inspectors
The Virginia Pest Management Association announces the addition of 23 new VPMA Certified WDI Inspectors to a growing group of nearly 500 pest management professionals that carry this exclusive designation in Virginia.


Gary Braness Forms Consulting Business
Braness left Bayer CropScience on Dec. 31, 2011, to form his own consulting business — Yosemite Entomology Services

Modern’s Gammon Wins Business Books from PCT
Elaine Gammon, marketing manager for Modern Pest Services, Brunswick, Maine, won a series of business-related books that were cited in recent PCT magazine features.


Dates, Locations Set for 2012 Skill Development Seminar Series
Jeff Tucker will be teaming up with BASF's sales specialists to deliver half-day Skill Development Seminar sessions in 18 cities.

McCloud Services Presents Pest Invasion 2012
The seminar combines hands-on and classroom training on timely topics important in solving food industry problems and maintaining regulatory compliance. This year's event will be held March 12-13, at Stonegate Conference Center.

MPMA Announces 2012 Winter Meeting and Management Summit
The Michigan Pest Management Association will present its annual Winter Meeting and Management Summit, Feb. 22-24, at the Lexington Hotel, Lansing, Mich.


Service Technician’s Field Manual Excerpt: The Next Generation Service Technician
PCT recently announced the soon-to-be-published Service Technician’s Field Manual by William H. Robinson. For a sneak peek at this book, check out the following excerpt “Chapter 1: The Next Generation Service Technician.”MORE >>

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