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PCT keeps the pulse of the industry with timely reader poll questions. Here is the most recent question for pest control professionals. Do your company’s service technicians drive their service vehicles home every night?


Here’s a look at the results of a recent PCT readership survey.

How often do you revise your company’s employee handbook?

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Drone footage

Nonprofit Island Conservation recently partnered with tech company Envico Technologies, which adapted and modified its drone models for use in eradicating invasive species from islands. This partnership includes the use of drones for bait applications and post-eradication monitoring efforts. Click here to watch video footage of these drones in action.

An Envico drone flying over an island.

Courtesy of Envico

Video: Top 100 Interviews with the Event PCO

At the PCT Top 100 Awards Ceremony and Executive Summit in Orlando, we asked the leaders of the Top 100 Companies: What was the strategic decision you made that paid off? The following business leaders were interviewed on camera: Bill Hoffman, Hoffman’s Exterminating, Mantua, NJ; Raleigh Jenkins (pictured), ABC Home & Commercial Services, Houston, TX; Dauphin Ewart, The Insect Master, Austin, Texas; and Mike Rottler, Rottler Pest Solutions, St. Louis. Watch the video at

Call for entries for the PCT Annual Photo Contest

We are accepting entries for our 21st Annual Best Pest Photo Contest. The contest is your chance to be recognized for taking one of the best photographs in the pest control industry. Photos will be judged on the three Cs: color, clarity and content. The winning photographer will receive $500. In addition to the photo, please provide: (1) Pest identification; (2) where the photo was taken; (3) anything else unique about the photo or the circumstances in which you took it. Send this year’s application* by e-mail to [email protected] or download them from our website at The deadline is December 8. *Important note: There is a limit of one photo per participant..

BJ Holloway, owner of Karma Pest Solutions, Rapid City, SD, won last year’s contest with his photo of a praying mantis atop an orange traffic cone.

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PCT staff look forward to meeting our readers at PestWorld in Boston. Be sure to stop by booth 309. We’d love to hear your feedback on the magazine, website, and our digital offerings. We’ll also be providing live coverage, including reports, video interviews, photo reviews and more. Keep an eye on for our coverage.

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