Press Releases

PPMA Updates Its Popular School Programs & Urges the Industry to Get Back in Schools

The Alliance is also gifting the programs to NPMA’s Workforce Development Initiative The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), the consumer marketing and education arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), today announced it has released two new versions of its customizable school presentations that bring pest control into K-8 and high school, technical and vocational classrooms. Perfect for virtual ...

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PPMA Calls for Industry Participation During Inaugural Tick Awareness Week

Pest control companies urged to help spread consumer awareness of the dangers associated with ticks The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), which serves as the public outreach arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), is calling on the industry to help educate consumers about the health threats posed by ticks during its inaugural Tick Awareness Week—recognized by Chase’s Calendar ...

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Professional Pest Management Alliance Recognizes the Important Work of Pest Control Professionals During National Pest Management Month

PPMA encourages industry participation to help raise awareness of the essential role pest control plays in protecting public health National Pest Management Month (NPMM) is an annual observance recognized by Chase’s Calendar of Events each April and the Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), which serves as the consumer marketing and public outreach arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), ...

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Pest Management Foundation Awards Student Scholarships to Five Aspiring Urban Entomologists

The Pest Management Foundation recently awarded five scholarships to university students pursuing advanced degrees in entomology. The Pest Management Foundation scholarship program, inaugurated in 2018, provides up to five $2,000 scholarships annually for outstanding students interested in urban entomology. The Pest Management Foundation Scholarship Program identifies and rewards the best and brightest minds in undergraduate and graduate programs across the ...

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NPMA Emphasizes Tick Prevention Amidst New CDC Lyme Disease Estimates

The National Pest Management Association shares everything the public should know to guard against the serious tickborne disease According to new research released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), human cases of tickborne Lyme disease are more common in the U.S. than previously thought. Based on insurance records from 2010 to 2018, the CDC estimates that approximately ...

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PPMA Calls On Industry to Participate in Termite Awareness Week

The Professional Pest Management Alliance is encouraging members to spread awareness about this destructive pest during Termite Awareness Week As much of the nation waits patiently for the arrival of spring, the pest control industry is readying itself for termite season. To help prepare consumers as well, the Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), which serves as the public outreach arm ...

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Global Pest Management Coalition Announces 2021 Council Members

The Global Pest Management Coalition (GPMC) held its third annual council vote for the 2021 leadership. Each year, the Coalition selects a council of leaders from pest management associations worldwide. These leaders are chosen based on their service, passion and dedication for the industry. The appointed council members for the GPMC in 2021 are: Vasili Tsoutouras, ChairCEO of Allstate Pest ...

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Pest Management Foundation Board Names Three New Trustees

On October 21st, the Pest Management Foundation’s governing board voted unanimously to appoint J. Bryan Cooksey III, McCall Service, Stacy O’Reilly, Plunkett’s Pest Control, and Billy Tesh Pest Management Services, Inc., to serve three year terms on the Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees also voted to re-appoint Judy Dold of Rose Pest Solutions, and Alfie Treleven of Sprague ...

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NJ Wildlife and Pest Control Earns Mark of Excellence in Public Health

NJ Wildlife and Pest Control in Randolph, NJ, has earned the QualityPro Public Health in Rodents Certification and had 2 team members earn the Public Health of Entomology (PHE) Certificate. QualityPro Public Health equips companies with the resources to build science-based, effective, and commercially viable services, ensuring their certified technicians have the knowledge to perform these services through training and testing. Father and son, Russell Sieb ...

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Introducing PestControlJobs.com, NPMA’s Highly Anticipated Workforce Development Website

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) launches new online resource as part of its workforce development initiative to promote careers in the professional pest control industry. The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has announced the launch of a new workforce website, PestControlJobs.com, as part of its national initiative to help highlight pest control as a viable and desirable industry with ...

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