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14 05, 2020

The “Murder Hornet” and the Impact of Invading Pests

By: Bennett Jordan, Ph.D., BCE, PCQI, and Madison Grimm “Murder hornets,” more commonly known as Asian giant hornets (Vespa mandarinia), have been generating lots of buzz (pardon the pun) on social media and in the news, following a reported finding of two hornets in Washington State. With countless pieces of information circulating through these channels, it [...]

24 04, 2020

Tech Talk: Structuring Your Training Programs for Success

By: Caroline Kirby Preparing a training program can be daunting. Luckily, there are countless resources out there to help you organize your thoughts. On my first day as training coordinator, I was handed two books to read and study. These books were “Telling Ain’t Training” by Harold D. Stolovitch and Erica J. Keeps, and “Preparing [...]

31 03, 2020

Women in Pest Management

By: Madison Grimm Pest management has long been characterized as a male-dominant field, yet we continue to see more women take on field-based and office roles in the industry. To close out Women’s History Month, women at Copesan discuss their experiences, what they enjoy about working in pest management and their advice for industry newcomers. [...]

30 03, 2020

Copesan, Terminix Commercial National Accounts, Partner with Syngenta in Continued Support of Pest Management Research and Education

Pictured (above, left) left to right: Kim Kelley-Tunis, Terminix Commercial; Melisa Manns, Terminix Commercial; Justin McCauley, McCauley Services; Dominique Stumpf, National Pest Management Association; Scott Steckel, Plunkett’s Pest Control; Aric Schroeder, Copesan/Terminix Commercial; Alfie Treleven, Sprague Pest Solutions; Dennis Jenkins, ABC Home & Commercial Services – DFW; Tim Pollard, Arrow Exterminators; Dave Ramsey, [...]