Author Archives: Laurie Vial

Longwood Gardens seeks Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Technician

Full Time Integrated Pest Management Technician  Longwood Gardens is seeking a self-motivated, dynamic individual for the position of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Technician in the Horticulture Department. Primary responsibilities include assisting the IPM Specialist by scouting, diagnosing, treating, and training staff … Continue reading

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APS webinars announced

Fieldside Manner: Serving Plant Pathology’s Stakeholders—Part 2 Oct. 25, 2017 | 11:30 a.m. CDT Tapping into Growers’ Expertise: Engaging in Extension Dr. Lindsey du Toit Washington State University, Mount Vernon NWREC Have I told You About the Time…: Communicating “Plant … Continue reading

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Texas A&M seeks tenure-track Assistant Professor of Entomology

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (Tenure Track) in ACAROLOGY  Texas A&M, Department of Entomology invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Entomology with a specialization in tick biology and tick-borne diseases.  This is a campus-based, tenure-track, 10-month appointment in College Station, TX … Continue reading

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Executive Director, Potato Sustainability Initiative

Management and lead outreach position available with rapidly growing, independent non- profit organization working to improve sustainability in agriculture and communities through market-based mechanisms. Primary responsibility (50%) includes directing and managing the Potato Sustainability Initiative (PSI), a growing, pre-competitive collaboration … Continue reading

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Navy Medicine seeks Entomologists

Navy Medicine has several career opportunities for Entomologist who are currently looking to broaden their horizons. There are many benefits and incentives with becoming a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy. Please contact me if you’re interested in hearing more … Continue reading

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University of Georgia seeks IPM communicator

This new Public Relations Coordinator position will assist the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Coordinator in coordinating IPM efforts across the state by maintaining IPM web contents, managing IPM blogs, IPM newsletters, and other social media campaigns as well as providing … Continue reading

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EPA and States’ Collective Efforts Lead to Regulatory Action on Dicamba

EPA has reached an agreement with Monsanto, BASF and DuPont on measures to further minimize the potential for drift to damage neighboring crops from the use of dicamba formulations used to control weeds in genetically modified cotton and soybeans. New … Continue reading

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Minnesota Department of Agriculture seeks Entomologist in Plant Protection

This a full-time, permanent position with the State of Minnesota located in St Paul, Minnesota. This position exists in the Pest Detection and Management Unit, which is part of the Plant Protection Division at Minnesota Department of Agriculture. This position … Continue reading

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NIFA Honors Land-Grant University Partners, Announces Hall of Fame Inductees

 The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today honored several land-grant university partners during its annual Day of Appreciation ceremony. Those honored were recognized for supporting NIFA’s mission to advance agricultural research, education, and … Continue reading

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EPA announces Upcoming Environmental Modeling Public Meeting on Assessing Exposure and Risk to Pollinators & Plants

On Oct. 18, 2017, EPA will hold an Environmental Modeling Public Meeting. This meeting provides a  public forum for EPA and its stakeholders to discuss current issues related to modeling pesticide fate, transport, and exposure for pesticide risk assessments in … Continue reading

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