Category Archives: Press Release

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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Climate’s Effects on Flowers Critical for Bumble Bees

Climate’s Effects on Flowers Critical for Bumble Bees From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg by Mick Kulikowski, NC State University In a study that shows the importance of climate change on critical pollinators, North Carolina State University researchers found … Continue reading

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Nominate a colleague or student for a Friends of Southern IPM Award – Deadline Nov.17

Nominate a colleague or student for a Friends of Southern IPM Award – Deadline November 17 The Southern IPM Center is pleased to release the Calls for Nomination for their annual Friends of Southern IPM Award program. This program recognizes outstanding work in … Continue reading

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Plants on the Move: How Public Gardens Can Help Control Invasive Plants proceedings released

The summit proceedings from Plants on the Move: How Public Gardens Can Help Control Invasive Plants, held at The Morton Arboretum in November 2016 is now available at the following website http://www.mortonarb.org/courses/plants-move-how-public-gardens-can-help-control-invasive-plants In order to move this initiative forward, we will … Continue reading

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EPA update: Methods and Guidance for Testing the Efficacy of Antimicrobials against Spores of Clostridium difficile

In This Update:  Methods and Guidance for Testing the Efficacy of Antimicrobials against Spores of Clostridium difficile EPA is announcing the availability of test methods for evaluating the efficacy of antimicrobial pesticides against Clostridum difficile as well as regulatory guidance … Continue reading

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Online Submission of Poster Abstracts for 9th International IPM Symposium opens

Online Submission of Poster Abstracts Is Open  Use this opportunity to share your integrated pest management (IPM) work. Submit a poster for the 9th International IPM Symposium that will be held March 19–22, 2018, in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Poster abstracts … Continue reading

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NE IPM Center sets Third Annual IPM Online Conference for Oct. 23, 2017

Northeastern IPM Center announces Third Annual IPM Online Conference on Oct. 23, 2017 The third annual IPM Online Conference hosted by the Northeastern IPM Center (NEIPMC) will feature updates from active projects funded by the NEIPMC’s Partnership Grants Program. In … Continue reading

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USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Seeks Stakeholder Input on Food, Agriculture Priorities  

USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture announces its stakeholder listening initiative “NIFA Listens: Investing in Science to Transform Lives.” This stakeholder listening opportunity informs the research, extension and education priorities of NIFA, which has the mission of investing in … Continue reading

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Cornell announces new Graduate Masters of Science (MS) Program in Entomology: Vector-Borne Disease Biology 

The Northeast Regional Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Diseases (NEVBD) together with Cornell’s Department of Entomology are excited to announce a new Master of Science in Entomology: Vector-Borne Disease Biology graduate program. The NEVBD is funded through the US Centers … Continue reading

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