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Gerbils, Not Rats, May Have Caused Black Death

Rodents & Mice

Black rats may not have been to blame for numerous outbreaks of the bubonic plague across Europe, a new study suggests. More

UPFDA Announces Annual Spring Conference

Industry Events

The two-day event, being held April 21-23 at the Marriott at McDowell Mountains, Scottsdale, Ariz., will bring together representatives from across North America for sessions devoted to regulatory and legislative affairs, meeting management and how manufacturers and distributors can work together. More

Braman Celebrates 125 Years

News Coverage

The New England company also announced it was recognized with an Angie’s List Super Service Award for 2014. More

Next Player to Score on Tuuka Rask Receives Free Lifetime Services from Terminix

News Coverage

A new Terminix promotion is tied into recent news that a newly discovered species of wasp is being named after the Boston Bruins goalie. More

More 2014 Angie’s List Award Winners Announced

News Coverage

Angie’s List recently announced the following companies as 2014 Super Service Award winners: Arizona Pest Control, Tucson, Ariz.; Braman Termite and Pest Elimination; Inspect-All, Conyers, Ga.; and Gannon Pest Control, Solvay, N.Y. More

Aedes Aegypti Mosquito Found in California

Mosquitoes

Tuesday's find was the first since October and brings the total number of the Aedes aegypti mosquito found in the region to nine, according to the DEH. More

Fleetmatics Enhances its Field Service Management Solution

Supplier News

The company’s latest release dramatically accelerates time to cash for SMB operators by embedding a payment link directly into the emailed invoice that is generated. More

New Study Addresses Impact of Millennials in Workplace

News Coverage

IBM's business consulting arm has a released a study that analyzes the impact of Millennials in today’s workplace and the need for organizations to create multigenerational work environments where everyone can thrive. More

More About Syngenta and its Products

Online Extras

February PCT included a Q&A with Syngenta's John Dombrosky. In addition to the insights provided by Dombrosky, PCT’s online coverage includes a story on Zyrox and Syngenta's integration of new businesses. More

Protect-A-Bed Releases New Bed Bug Testing Kit

Supplier News

The new LightsOut Lab-In-A-Bag Efficacy Kit is now available to assist the pest management industry. More

Ecolab Releases 2014 Q4 Results

News Coverage

The company said its fourth-quarter earnings rose 17%. Ecolab CEO Doug Baker said the company’s U.S. pest business “has been steadily improving” due to a number of investments in that business starting two years ago. More

ESA Investigating an ACE for the Turf Market

News Coverage

The Entomological Society of America is considering launching a version of the Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE) credential for those involved in turf, lawn and ornamental work. ESA has launched a survey to gauge interest in this credential. More

PCT 2015 Top 100 Entry Form

Online Extras

PCT magazine is in the process of identifying the largest 100 pest management firms in the U.S., based on 2014 revenues. Please fill out the form and send it PCT by Friday, Feb. 28. A printable PDF of the form, as well as the online form are available. More

Legislative Day Preview: New Congress, New Opportunities

News Coverage

Attendees of Legislative Day 2015, scheduled for March 15-17 in Washington D.C., will be greeted by many new faces in Congress, a development that could be positive for the pest control industry. More

Webinar: Fire Ant Management Using Baits

Industry Events

The next webinar in the “All Bugs Good and Bad 2015 Series” is titled “Fire Ant Management Using Baits” and takes place March 6, 2015 at 1 p.m. (CST). More

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Protect-A-Bed Releases New Bed Bug Testing Kit

The new LightsOut Lab-In-A-Bag Efficacy Kit is now available to assist the pest management industry.

Legislative Day Preview: New Congress, New Opportunities

Attendees of Legislative Day 2015, scheduled for March 15-17 in Washington D.C., will be greeted by many new faces in Congress, a development that could be positive for the pest control industry.

Webinar: Fire Ant Management Using Baits

The next webinar in the “All Bugs Good and Bad 2015 Series” is titled “Fire Ant Management Using Baits” and takes place March 6, 2015 at 1 p.m. (CST).

Ecolab Releases 2014 Q4 Results

The company said its fourth-quarter earnings rose 17%. Ecolab CEO Doug Baker said the company’s U.S. pest business “has been steadily improving” due to a number of investments in that business starting two years ago.

More 2014 Angie’s List Award Winners Announced

Angie’s List recently announced the following companies as 2014 Super Service Award winners: Arizona Pest Control, Tucson, Ariz.; Braman Termite and Pest Elimination; Inspect-All, Conyers, Ga.; and Gannon Pest Control, Solvay, N.Y.

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