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2014-05-22 08:32:12

NEW YORK, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Executive Vice President of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) Bob Rosenburg recently announced the nomination of Andrew Klein, president of Assured Environments, to associate board member of the NPMA. The NPMA is a non-profit organization with over 7000 members worldwide that provides assistance in governmental, technical, educational and business needs of all NPMA members. The NPMA offers certification programs, training materials...

2014-04-22 12:30:36

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) -- While many welcome the arrival of warmer temperatures with open arms, people with seasonal allergies and asthma may be bracing themselves with boxes of tissues and asthma medications this season. According to a study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, about 45 percent of people over the age of six and 36 percent of children under the age of six have tested positive for at least one allergen. Photo -...

2013-07-12 23:21:25

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) found that Bed Bug Infestations continue at high rates nation wide and that bed bugs are as much, if not more of a problem than in years past. Infestation rates are the highest in residential areas with other commercial areas still facing problems as well, findings include increases in infestations in the summer months as well as clutter being a major factor in harboring bed bugs. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Rest Assured, a Maryland...

2013-03-22 23:04:51

With warmer weather on the horizon the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is encouraging homeowners to take a proactive role in pest prevention. Tennessee pest control professionals, U.S. Pest, suggest home owners take special precautions to fight against spring termite swarms. Nashville, Tenn. (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 During the winter months, most insects are typically inactive. As spring approaches and temperatures increase, insects become more active while they search for food...

Insects Aren't Bugged By Summer Heat
2012-07-25 14:40:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The summertime heat may bug humans, but America´s insect population can´t get enough of it. According to the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), this year´s record high temperatures have brought the bugs out from the woodwork as pests such as ants, fleas, ticks and black widow and brown recluse spiders are increasing. The heat is causing a greater number of insects to come out early in the day to eat and...

2012-03-30 23:00:42

Orkin's new learning center finds the balance between pests and people Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) March 30, 2012 Orkin, the Atlanta-based pest control leader just released a new learning center feature on its website at pestproject.orkin.com. The Pest Project is a parallax site that´s unlike anything else in the pest control industry. It explores the roles pests play in the world and helps educate people on the positive and negative ways they affect us – in a rich and engaging way....

2012-01-18 10:00:00

The 2012 National Pest Management Association´s Eastern Regional Conference, taking place January 18-20, 2012 in Atlantic City, NJ, will feature seminars and lectures given by industry icons. NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) January 18, 2012 Many of the best and brightest from the pest management industry will be presenting at this years´ National Pest Management Association´s Eastern Regional Conference. Among the notables is Andrew Klein, president of the New York-based pest solutions...

2011-10-31 09:00:00

Assured Environmentsâ president, Andrew Klein, has been appointed to chair the Bed Bug Committee of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA). The Bed Bug Committee is an offshoot of the NPMAâs Blue Ribbon Bed Bug Task Force, which was developed about a year ago to address the growing issue of bed bugs. The committee is making efforts towards developing a coherent, unified industry response to the re-emergence of bed bugs, including best management practices,...

2011-09-15 07:00:00

As Part of National Bed Bug Awareness Month Research Entomologists Provide Tips on how to Select a Pest Management Firm to Treat for Bed Bugs (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 Selecting a pest control company for bed bug treatments can be a difficult task. Not only are bed bugs relatively new to the pest management industry, they have also proven extremely difficult to treat. As part of National Bed Bug Awareness Month, entomologist Jeffrey White of BedBug Central provides advice to consumers on...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
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