Tar Heel Pest Management News
September 2019
NCPMA Fall Meeting Dates Announced

We are offering Fall Membership Meetings throughout September and October. We have multiple locations scheduled throughout the state to make it easy to find one near you.

Join us at the location closest to you!

Sept. 11
8-9:30 a.m.
Jimmie's Restaurant
7024 Brighton Park Drive
Mint Hill, NC
Fayetteville/Hope Mills
Sept. 26
6-7:30 p.m.
Sammio's Italian Restaurant
2623 Raeford Road
Fayetteville, NC
Oct. 3
7:30-9 a.m.
La Quinta Inn and Suites
1201 Lanada Road
Greensboro, NC
Sept. 24
6-7:30 p.m.
Golden Corral Buffet & Grill
1053 Lenoir Rhyne Blvd SE, Ste M
Hickory, NC
Oct. 9
5-6 p.m.
Golden Corral
2530 Chimney Rock Road
Hendersonville, NC
Oct. 8
9-11:30 a.m.
NC Agriculture Extension Building
1791 NC-11 S.
Kinston, NC
Oct. 9
6-7:30 p.m.
Red Hot and Blue
6615 Falls of Neuse Road
Raleigh, NC
Oct. 3
6-7 p.m.
Buffalo Wild Wings
206 Old Eastwood Road
Wilmington, NC

Registration is available for 
download or  online.

In This Issue
PCT School Update: Faith Oi to Address 2020 PCT School
Registration Open on NCPMA Website
We are excited to announce our first speaker for the  2020 Pest Control Technician's (PCT) School!

Faith Oi,  an Associate Extension Scientist in Urban Entomology at the University of Florida, will present "Termite Control: More than Applying a Termiticide."  

The PCT School will also feature other nationally recognized speakers leading educational sessions for pest management professionals as well as hands-on training sessions for pest management technicians. The association has announced changes to its hands-on learning session launched in 2019.  The PCT School will again feature the NCSU Hands-On Spray School and Live Learning Course, which will now be offered on-site at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center in Durham.
The 2020 PCT School will be held Jan. 26-30, 2020 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center in Durham, N.C. 

Nominate Today: Administrative Professional of the Year Award
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2019

Don't miss your chance to nominate someone for the Administrative Professional of the Year Award.

The Administrative Professional of the Year award is presented by the NC Chapter of the Professional Women in Pest Management to an outstanding man or woman who serves in an administrative position at a pest management company. 

Nominations are accepted on our website.

The nomination deadline is Sept. 30, 2019.

Registration Open: NCPMA Premier Technician Program
If you're looking for a chance to take your career to the next level and become  an expert pest management technician, register for the NCPMA Premier Technician Program today.

Our first courses will be offered Nov. 5-6, 2019, and registration is open now.

Topics include:
  • Ant Behavior: How and Why Ants Do What They Do (Presenter: Patricia Alder, NCSU)
  • Mouse vs Rat: The R Factor Commensal Rodent 101 (Presenter: Maria Miller, Univar)
T he NCPMA Premier Technician Program is an intensive, hands-on training program designed to recognize pest management technicians who strive to be experts in the industry. It can be completed in as little as 18 months. 

The program is made possible through the contributions of Strategic Founding Partners: BASF, Bayer, Bell Laboratories, Inc., Corteva Agriscience, FMC and Syngenta.

To register, visit  www.ncpestmanagement.org/ptp.  

Nominations Extended: Technician of the Year Awards
Deadline Extended to Sept. 30, 2019
Know a great pest management technician who needs to be recognized for his/her great work?

Nominate him or her for the 2019 NCPMA Technician of the Year Awards.

The deadline for the Technician of the Year awards has been extended to Sept. 30, 2019!

Don't miss your chance to nominate the best technicians in the P-Phase and W-Phase today.

In the News

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Award Nominations

P-Phase and W-Phase
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2019

NC PWIPM Administrative Professional of the Year
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2019

Upcoming Events

Don't miss these upcoming events: 

Sept.-Oct. 2019
Locations Across NC

Oct. 15-18, 2019
San Diego, CA

2020 NCPMA PCT School
Jan. 26-30, 2020
Durham, NC
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