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13 November 2019

PPC97 out now

 

Professional pest controller magazine issue 97 is out now and available to read online for free.

The magazine can be read online or downloaded as a PDF or you can join our Affiliate Scheme and request a hard copy. 

Front cover PPC97

IN THIS ISSUE

PEST PHOTO OF THE YEAR

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BPCA is looking for the best pest photograph of the year and is offering a £500 prize. Read > 

Ask the technical team

More of your technical pest management and control questions answered by our technical team. Read >

PESTWATCH: PHARAOH ANTS: THEN AND NOW

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Natalie Bungay looks at treatments for pharaoh ants and how options have changed. Read > 

RESISTANCE IN RODENTS, BOTH BEHAVIOURAL AND METABOLIC

Dr Mike Ayers investigates the consequences in an environment of increasing restrictions. Read > 

INSECT BAITS AND BAITING

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Partho Dhang explores the intricacies of insecticide baits. Read >

UNDERSTANDING AND IMPLEMENTING SSPRA

BPCA Consultant member John Lloyd is back in PPC to help us to conduct a proper SSPRA. Read > 

PUT ON YOUR SUNDAY PEST

Greg Garrood investigates what makes for decent pest management workwear. Read > 

WE BUILD IT...YOU DRIVE IT?

Kat Shaw explores the franchising model for pest management businesses. Find out more >

TRADING UP! 

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This year, BPCA’s Executive Board set up a series of three working groups, to find out what championing professionalism in pest management looks like. Read > 

WHERE THERE'S WAX, THERE'S...MOTHS? 

Ian Furlong details his first encounter with wax moths and their symbiotic relationship with the bees in his client’s loft. Read > 

A GAME OF CAT AND MOUSE...AND RAT AND COCKROACH AND PIGEON

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Nigel White talks us through a challenging site, detailing the approach taken when dealing with a multi-infestation. Read > 

WHY DON'T THEY PAY THE PIPER?

Demonstrating the value of our trade and our people. Find out more > 

PLANET HOLYROOD

FOWL PLAY ON THE PITCH

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Kat Shaw spoke to Phillippa Hawkins from Falconry Services Bird and Pest Control about carrying out pest control in stadiums with her feathered colleagues. Read > 

PLASTIC WASTE: IS IT TIME TO THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX 

Sean Taylor asks how pest management professionals can work smarter and greener, to help tackle climate change and cut waste. Read >

LEVEL 2 AWARD IN PEST MANAGEMENT - GENERAL PEST CONTROL (GPC)

Kat Shaw gets into GPC to meet some candidates and find out what makes the course internationally-renowned. More > 

BESPOKE TRAINING: IT'S NOT ONE SIZE FITS ALL

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Karen Dawes explains how bespoke training might be a better fit for your business. Read > 

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TRAINING CALENDAR

GOT AN IDEA FOR A STORY?

We're always interested in what our members and the pest management community want to see in the magazine. If you have an idea for an article or a news story you'd like to share with BPCA - contact Kat on hello@bpca.org.uk or call 01332 225 115

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Source: PPC97

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