Author Archives: Susan Ratcliffe

East Asian Tick Located in New Jersey

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher today announced the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Veterinary Services Laboratory (NVSL) in Ames, Iowa has confirmed the finding of an exotic East Asian tick, also known as the longhorned tick … Continue reading

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New Publication: European Corn Borer – Ecology and Management and Association with other Corn Pests

New Publication: European Corn Borer – Ecology and Management and Association with other Corn Pests The NC-327 Multi-State Hatch Committee for the Ecology and Management of European Corn Borer and Other Lepidopteran Pests of Corn is pleased to announce the revision … Continue reading

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USDA Invests in Integrated Pest Management for Increased Production

USDA Invests in Integrated Pest Management for Increased Production Thursday, November 9, 2017 Media Contact: Selina Meiners, 202-734-9376 WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced grants to … Continue reading

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Tools for Eliminating Mice in Multifamily Housing Webinar

Tools for Eliminating Mice in Multifamily Housing StopPests in Housing Webinar December 14th, 2017 2:00pm-4:00pm (EST) All too often, mouse infestations in multifamily housing complexes persist for many years with histories of sporadic outbreaks followed by temporary quick fixes using … Continue reading

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Assistant Professor of Entomology, Arthropod Systematics/Biodiversity

Arthropod Systematics/Biodiversity University of Kentucky Department of Entomology http://www2.ca.uky.edu/entomology/entomology.php  Position: Assistant Professor of Entomology, Arthropod Systematics/Biodiversity, twelve-month, tenure-track appointment, research (65%), teaching (20%) and service (15%). Description: The Department of Entomology at the University of Kentucky is seeking a broadly … Continue reading

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Methyl Bromide Transition Program Request for Applications

USDA Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture Methyl Bromide Transition Program The methyl bromide transition program (MBT) addresses the immediate needs and the costs of transition that have resulted from the scheduled phase-out of the pesticide methyl … Continue reading

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Area Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Advisor – Entomology

POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT  University of California Cooperative Extension  Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources  Cooperative Extension Advisor  Area Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Advisor – Entomology  Serving Monterey, San Benito & Santa Cruz Counties  AP #17-24  LOCATION HEADQUARTERS: Salinas, Monterey County, … Continue reading

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What’s the real deal with soybean cyst nematodes and cover crops?

The North Central IPM Center and the North Central Region’s IPM Coordinators are collaborating to assist our region’s IPM-focused students with professional networking opportunities including travel support to the 9th International IPM Symposium. As part of our travel support program … Continue reading

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USDA NIFA Funding Opportunity

The following grant opportunities were created, updated, or deleted on Grants.gov: USDA Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture Biotechnology Risk Assessment Grants Program http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=298508 Agency Name: National Institute of Food and Agriculture Description: The purpose of the … Continue reading

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POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Area Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Advisor – Entomology

University of California Cooperative Extension  Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources  Cooperative Extension Advisor  Area Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Advisor – Entomology  Serving Monterey, San Benito & Santa Cruz Counties  AP #17-24  LOCATION HEADQUARTERS: Salinas, Monterey County, California SUBMISSION DATE: … Continue reading

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