Category Archives: IPM Arenas

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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Cover Crops Boost Yields and Weed Control, National Farmer Survey Says

Following the use of cover crops, farmers reported increased yields of corn, soybeans and wheat, and improved control of herbicide-resistant weeds, according to a nationwide survey. In addition, the survey of 2,012 farmers showed acreage planted in cover crops has … Continue reading

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EPA Guidance on Managing Pesticide Resistance announced

EPA has released two Pesticide Registration Notices (PRNs) aimed at combating pesticide resistance. • PRN 2017-1, “Guidance for Pesticide Registrants on Pesticide Resistance Management Labeling” offers general guidance on resistance management labeling for all conventional agricultural insecticides, fungicides and herbicides. … Continue reading

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Predatory beetle may help with whitefly control

Predatory beetle may help with whitefly control From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg Scientists at the University of Florida have found an insect predator that may help greenhouse tomato growers manage populations of the sweetpotato whitefly when used as … Continue reading

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Preparing the North Central region vegetable industries for tackling a new invasive insect pest: the brown marmorated stink bug

When the North Central region of the United States was threatened with a new invasive insect pest for vegetables, the North Central Integrated Pest Management Center (NCIPMC) funded a critical issue project for research in Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota and Indiana. … Continue reading

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Researching What Could be Tomorrow’s Problem Corn Ear Pest

Débora Montezano-UNL Graduate Research Assistant Thomas Hunt – Extension Entomologist Julie Peterson – Extension Entomologist José Paulo F. Bentivenha-Post Doctoral Student at the University of Sao Paulo Nebraska-Brazil Collaboration Studies New and Old Corn Insect Pests US farmers may not … Continue reading

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Video about Bt crops, resistance and management released

The link to the full-length video is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJtaDeaOp0I&feature=youtu.be Link to a shorter version for Twitter/Facebook etc., is here: https://twitter.com/PurdueExtension This link will allow anyone to download the shorter video for Twitter and other social media needs: https://filelocker.purdue.edu/public_download?shareId=b98970515e37e29b1e603f8f2fbfe9ec The goal … Continue reading

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Assessing the value and pest management window provided by neonicotinoid seed treatments…

Available at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ps.4602/epdf Assessing the value and pest management window provided by neonicotinoid seed treatments for management of soybean aphid (Aphis glycines Matsumura) in the Upper Midwestern United States by Christian H Krupke,Adam M Alford, Eileen M Cullen, Erin W … Continue reading

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Fall webinar series, “The IPM Toolbox” starts Sept. 11

Got an IPM question? Need to know the latest IPM information? The Northeastern IPM Center has got the answers with their Fall webinar series, “The IPM Toolbox.” They’ve asked the experts to join them online for an hour of dialogue about an … Continue reading

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Bed Bugs in Chicago expert webinar serious announced

To register http://midwestpesticideaction.org/beating-back-bed-bugs-workshop/

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