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Stay up to date with recent events, essential information, and the latest community news on pest control in North Carolina. 

Why NCPMA? The Benefits of Joining NCPMA

The latest addition to the NCPMA Video Series is live on our YouTube Channel. Hear currrent and past members of our board of directors talk about their experiences as members of the association...Read more

PCT School App Now Available!

The 2018 NCPMA PCT School app is now available for download!

We are excited to offer this option for our event attendees for the 2018 Pest Control Technician’s School for the first time....Read more

Fall Pests: Rodents

It’s finally starting to feel like fall in North Carolina! The weather is cooler, leaves are changing and football season is in full swing!

As the weather turns cooler, many people may...Read more

MyNCPMA is Live!

NCPMA Launches Online Member Portal

We are excited to announce the launch of MyNCPMA, an online hub for NCPMA members.

MyNCPMA is an online community for NCPMA...Read more

Fall Pests: Stink Bugs and Kudzu Bugs

As the weather turns cooler, you may start noticing some new guests in your homes. But these aren’t invited guests, they’re stink bugs and kudzu bugs.

Both pests originated in Asia and are...Read more

Fall Pests: Preventing Fire Ants

Fall is a great time to get outdoors and enjoy our state’s fantastic weather. But as you walk, you may see mounds of red dirt near the cracks and edges of sidewalks.

Don’t touch! These are...Read more

How to Take the Bite Out of Summer

Summer may have started on June 21, but North Carolinians were already enjoying summer-like weather long before that.

If you’re like us, you’re loving being outside.

But, being...Read more

Celebrating the NCPMA Family

Guest Column by Dana McDuffie, NCPMA President

April is a busy time for us in pest management. It’s Spring which means our customers are calling as pests that have been dormant through...Read more

3 Signs That Your Home Has Termites

Spring is almost here, and it’s time to get your homes ready for warmer weather! Open the windows, start the spring cleaning…and check for termites.

Yes, checking for termites should be at...Read more

NCSU Student Awarded NCPMA Scholarship

The North Carolina Education Foundation of the North Carolina Pest Management Association (NCPMA) recently awarded a scholarship to Michael Fisher to assist in the continuation of his studies at...Read more

2016 Technician of the Year Awards

Congratulations to our 2016 Technician of the Year Winners!

At the 2017 PCT School in January, NCPMA Board Member John Adkins presented High Point’s Mike Fain (pictured right) with the...Read more

Pest 101: What is Overwintering?

Winter arrives on Dec. 21.  You may be dreaming of lazy days spent drinking hot cocoa by the fire.  But, you’re not alone!

Pests, just like humans, are searching for warm places...Read more

Top 5 Fall Pests

Guest Column by Chase Hazelwood, NCPMA Board Member

Fall has arrived! The air is cooler. The trees are starting to turn colors.

And creepy crawly pests are starting to emerge....Read more

Being a NCPMA Member

Our latest addition to the NCPMA Video Series is live!  

 

"Being a NCPMA Member" highlights all of the benefits of NCPMA membership.  

Hear from NCPMA...Read more

5 Tips for an Itch-Free Summer

Summer starts June 20—one month from now! But, we are already seeing warm temperatures, flip flops and, of course, those pesky, itchy summer pests.

That’s right, it’s mosquito season....Read more

Preventing Bed Bugs 101

Good night. Sleep tight…

We’ve all heard the nursery rhyme, but did it ever really make sense?

Bed bugs were a distant memory for many people until just a few years ago. At one time...Read more

2015 Technician of the Year Awards

Congratulations to our 2015 Technician of the Year Winners!

At the 2016 PCT School in January, NCPMA Vice President Dana McDuffie presented High Point’s Jason Bryant (pictured left)...Read more

NCPMA’s Top 5 Summer Pests

With summer in full swing, the North Carolina Pest Management Association (NCPMA) has released its list of top summer pests.

“Summer is a prime time for pests! But, if caught early, pest...Read more

NCPMA Launches Video Series

The North Carolina Pest Management Association (NCPMA) today launched a new video series designed to educate North Carolinians about pest management issues and association programs.  The...Read more