Important Update
Inspector Update
Member Opinion on Gathering In-Person vs. Online   
Happy Wednesday! We need your opinion ! Please take a moment to participate in this short poll on upcoming PPMA events. Feedback gathered will help to provide direction to the Board of Directors as they prepare for the summer and fall.

Please feel free to reach out to either Caleb Wright at or Bridget Cole at with any questions or concerns
Looking for credits? While the Association investigates ways to offer credits and educational opportunities to our members during life with COVID-19, you can always find credits available in an online format at
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Industry News
Gov. Wolf Adds Eight Counties to Yellow and 17 to Green on May 29, Remainder to Yellow on June 5
Furthering his plan for reopening Pennsylvania, Governor Tom Wolf announced eight additional counties will move to yellow and 17 to green, effective at 12:01 a.m., May 29. All remaining counties in red are expected to move to yellow by June 5 at 12:01 a.m.

Read the full report here .
Penn State University to Offer Online Learning at 75% Off
Penn Sta te - Online learning from Penn State Extension drew a lot of attention in the past month, with more than 100,000 enrollments from Pennsylvania and across the globe. Our commitment to supporting people during this time of need will continue with significant savings on our online courses throughout the entire month of May.
More than 55 online courses will be offered at 75% off through May 31*. Check out some of our most popular courses on topics including: 
  • Beekeeping
  • Grant writing
  • Healthy eating and meal planning 
  • Beef production and management
  • Orchard management
  • Pond management 
  • Farmers market food safety
Our courses can be accessed when and where you need them from any device, and our customer service team is standing by to assist you. Many courses offer certification or the continuing education credits you may need to stay professionally current and credentialed.
Check out our online course catalog and register today!

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Pests in the News
Identifying Stinging Insects Based on Their Nests
Stinging insects send more than 500,000 people to the emergency room every year. When it comes to stinging insects, it is important to know which species you are dealing with and the threats they may pose. While they can be distinguished by their physical appearance, being able to recognize different nests can help homeowners identify various species from a safe distance.

How to Download NPMA and PPMA Membership Certificates
Those looking to download a PPMA card, can login to the member portal at If members have challenges logging in, they can contact

For an NPMA card, go to Member Center tab, scroll down and click on 'Update Your Profile', then click on 'Manage My Group". They will see the green tabs on top right for 'Print Membership Certificate' and 'Download the NPMA Logo".
To update your company's service area, please follow the steps below:
  1. Log on to the Manage My Group area of the NPMA website. Please note: in order to access the "Manage My Group" area of the NPMA website, you must be a company administrator. 
  2. Click on "Company Information" from the drop down menu.
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the page to find the Service Area section.
  4. Download the excel template found on this page.
  5. Update this template to include all of the zip codes that you service.
  6. Save the file on your computer.
  7. In the Service Area section click Choose File. Locate the excel template file that you just saved. Click open.
  8. Click Upload file.
Once you've completed these steps your service on Find-a-Pro is instantly updated to include these new zip codes. 
If you are having problems accessing please contact NPMA at (703) 352-6762 or .
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