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Speakers, Sessions Announced for 78th Purdue Conference

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The Purdue Pest Control Conference will be held Jan. 6-8, at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.

| September 12, 2013

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The 78th annual Purdue Pest Control Conference will be held Jan. 6-8, at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.

This year’s conference features the latest research finding and field observations from renowned industry speakers, as well as an exhibit hall filled with the latest product innovations from industry suppliers.

Some of the speakers and topics include:

Spray water: The forgotten Component to Pesticide Applications — Fred Whitford
Bed bugs: Treatment Failures — Mark Sheperdigian
Spiders — Dr. Jerome Goddard
Green Pest Management — Jay Bruesch
Bed Bug Litigation — Christian Hardigree
Misconceptions as to How HACCP and Pest Control Fit Together — Dominique Sauvage
Getting Maximum Impact from Your Rat and Bait Stations — Bobby Corrigan
Odorous House Ants — Dan Collins and Laurel Hansen

For Registration:
Kathy Walters, Conference Division
765-494-2758 or 800-359-2968
email: kw@purdue.edu

For CCH & Program Info:
Holly Fletcher-Timmons
Dept.of Entomology, 765-494-5856
htimmons@purdue.edu

For additional conference information and to register online visit www.conf.purdue.edu/pest2014.
 

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