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Pest association to host Zika workshop

May 4, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

79a1d868-8955-4b27-8379-c42c490678b3The National Pest Management Association(NPMA) will host a virtual workshop, titled Zika: What You Need to Know, on Wednesday, May 4.

This 3.5-hour workshop is designed to deliver business, technical and messaging expertise in preparation for the upcoming mosquito season.

Sponsored by MGK, Oldham Chemicals, Univar and Zoecon/Central Life Sciences, the workshop features a representative from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (invited); Greg Sweat of Arrow Exterminators in Atlanta; Dave Billingsly of American Pest in Fulton, Md.; and Dennis Jenkins of ABC Home and Commercial Services in Lewisville, Texas. Also presenting is Cindy Mannes, the executive director of the Professional Pest Management Alliance and Jim Fredericks, Ph.D., NPMA’s vice president of technical and regulatory affairs.

The workshop will be broken into the following four segments:

  • Part one: Disease considerations and mosquito biology;
  • Part two: Business models;
  • Part three: Talking with your customers about mosquito control; and
  • Part four: Treatment methods.

The event begins at 1 p.m. EST on May 4. To register, click here.