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fpma corner to chemical dangers. This trap helps minimize human pesticide exposure." FMC Launches Dos™ Aerosol for the Control of Fleas and Other Crawling Insects FPMA Partners with The Association Source In April, the FPMA Executive Committee, along with the Board of Directors, voted unanimously to retain the association management services of The Association Source. The Clearwater-based firm was founded in 1999 and provides expert, cost-effective management and administration support to national and international associations across diverse industry. While the administrative, member relations and database management portion of our association will be handled by a new team of professionals, including the assignment of an Executive Vice President, the structural foundation of our 70 year association, based on our set of by-laws, remains intact and will continue to lead us into the future. "As always, the best interest of FPMA's membership has been top priority in these decisions," FPMA President Keith Ruebling said in a release. "I have complete confidence in this choice and that it will continue to strengthen our association and better serve you as a member." UF/IFAS entomology graduate student Casey Parker pours liquid into a container to trap mosquitoes outside the UF/IFAS urban entomology lab on the Gainesville campus. Amy L. Stuart, UF/IFAS photographer. conjunction with the Syngenta Good Growth Plan. Parker graduated last year and is working on her master's studies at the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Department of Entomology and Nematology. With the help of her advisors, Parker is developing a trap to reduce the population of Asian Tiger and Yellow Fever mosquitoes. The trap has a rough, ridged interior surface, which is ideal for these species to lay their eggs. "It makes it hard to control because there are so many things in your backyard that can be breeding grounds for these mosquitoes," Parker said. "Current control methods include things like aerial pesticide spraying, but they expose humans OPPORTUNITIES FOR EXCELLENCE NOW HIRING Casey Park Wins ONE WORLD Competition with Mosquito Invention University of Florida graduate student, Casey Parker, was awarded $2,000 for her novel mosquito research and trap as part the ONE WORLD competition, according to UF/IFAS. The event took place March 13 and was organized by UF College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Challenge 2050 Project in In April, FMC launched Dōs Flea and Crawling Insect Spray aerosol with Dual-Spray Action (DSA) for efficient broadcast, surface, crack and crevice and spot control of fleas and other crawling insects. Dōs features a fully integrated actuating system that includes the straw, which provides pest management professionals (PMPs) with enhanced ease of use and accuracy. According to FMC, Dōs breaks the lifecycles of fleas and cockroaches, controlling fleas for seven months and cockroaches for four months. Dōs is also proven to effectively kill ants, cockroaches, spiders, ticks, carpet beetles and other listed pests. With Dōs's innovative packaging, no over cap is needed. There is a recessed spray button, a clip to hold the straw in place and a locking mechanism to prevent accidental sprays. Dōs comes in a 17 fluid ounce can (12 to a case), which treats up to 1,700 square feet and is labeled for indoor applications in residential, commercial, industrial and institutional environments.  Sales, Technician and Management Level Positions NOW ACQUIRING Established Pest Control Companies McCall Services is growing and we are interested in acquiring your established pest control business to expand our reach. It's a perfect time to sell and there's no better team to join than McCall Service. ily ou r Fam y Make Y Famil f Our A Pa rt o | 635050_McCall.indd 1 For information on joining our growing family call Bryan Cooksey at 1 (800) 342-6948 Pest Perspectives 29 AM 07/05/13 1:32

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pest Perspectives - May/June 2015

Presidential perspective: Out and About with FPMA
FPMA 1980-1999: More Influence, a More Professional Image
Update on the Invasive Conehead Termite Treatment Program in South Florida
Four Secrets to Communicating with Clarity
Capitol concerns: Legislative Tour 2015 Recap
FPMA Leadership: Class 2 Takes on Tallahassee
FPMA corner
Operational excellence: Five Characteristics of Attractive Pest Control Merger Partners
Advertiser index

Pest Perspectives - May/June 2015