PPMA Prepares for Termite Awareness Week

The Professional Pest Management Alliance is asking the industry to spread the word about termite threats during the annual observance from March 5 – 11.

Native Pest Management Announces Three Promotions

Zachary Smith, Peter Perticone and Ian Wright were promoted to management positions.

Pi Chi Omega Scholarship Program Now Accepting Applications

Pi Chi Omega, the national fraternity for pest control professionals, is looking for qualified applicants for six scholarships. Pi Chi Omega has been awarding scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in urban and industrial pest management since 1976.

Sweetheart Deals run now through February 28. Act now before you’re heartbroken!

The Pulse: Digging Deeper View All

Cautiously Optimistic in 2023

About two-thirds (67 percent) of respondents to PCT's recent reader poll think 2023 will be about the same (40 percent) or slightly better (27 percent) than 2022.

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To Bait or Not to Bait?

There are advantages and disadvantages to termite bait programs. And, of course, there are many situations where baits and traditional barrier treatments or spot treatments can be used together.

Technical Pest Management View All

Handling ‘Phantom Biting Pest’ Cases

Cases where people insist they are being bitten in the absence of a biting arthropod is generally known as delusions of parasitosis Pest management professionals should be initially supportive when talking to such individuals but should insist on being able to find a target biting pest on the premises before applying any treatments.

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Marty Roberts on His Digital Marketing Strategy

Roberts, vice president of Rid-A-Bug Exterminating, Mt. Airy, N.C., share what his company is doing in the way of digital marketing.

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CDC Study Details County-Level Distribution of Seven Diseases Spread by Blacklegged Ticks

The report offers up-to-date county-level maps of both where blacklegged ticks are prevalent and where they’ve been found infected with any of seven different disease-causing germs or pathogens.