Category Archives: IPM Arenas

PROTECT AGAINST PESTS: ILLINOIS 2017 and IPM program on bedbugs

JUNE 29, 2017 8:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. Wojcik Conference Center at Harper College 1200 W Algonquin Rd, Palatine, IL Featured Speaker: Dr. Dini MillerRegistration fee: $15 (Lunch & refreshments provided) To register, go to ilpestworkshop.bpt.me WHO SHOULD ATTEND –MANAGERS … Continue reading

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Absinth Wormwood – New Invasive Species in Nebraska Panhandle

Gary Stone – Extension Educator, Nebraska Extension & Kristi Paul – Sheridan County Weed Superintendent, Nebraska Early Detection and Rapid Response (EDRR) is a concept to identify potential invasive species prior to or just as the establishment of the invasive … Continue reading

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Bed bugs happen: Even in school

A message to all parents with kids in school:  Bed bugs happen. Bed bugs happen even in your children’s school, and like it or not we’re all going to have to deal with it. That will mean fighting the inclination to go into hyper-protective … Continue reading

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EPA to host webinar on bed bug management

A new EPA hosted webinar on bed bug management is to be provided. Please see the details and registration site as below.  Tuesday, May 9, 2017 1 PM CDT – 2:30 PM CDT [2 PM – 3:30 PM Eastern]  “In … Continue reading

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Spotted wing drosophila survey participation needed

Your help is needed to combat spotted wing drosophila! If you grow berries or cherries, please complete this 25-30 minute survey: https://survey.ncsu.edu/swd/. This survey is important. We will use the information collected to: Use grant money wisely and focus the efforts of our USDA NIFA funded national … Continue reading

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Report: Milkweed losses may not fully explain monarch butterfly declines

By  Diana Yates University of Illinois Steep declines in the number of monarch butterflies reaching their wintering grounds in Mexico are not fully explained by fewer milkweeds in the northern part of their range, researchers report in a new study. … Continue reading

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Status of Herbicide-Resistant Weeds in Nebraska

Amit Jhala – Extension Weed Management Specialist There are 480 unique cases of herbicide-resistant weed biotypes globally in 252 weed species (147 dicots and 105 monocots). Weeds have evolved resistance to 23 of 26 known herbicide sites of action and … Continue reading

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What do farmers think about resistant weeds?

From IPM in the South by Rosemary Hallberg in Southeast Farm Press Both scientists and regulators have had a lot to say about the growing problem of herbicide resistance and how weed management techniques need to change in response. However, … Continue reading

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Help fight SWD by answering survey online

From IPM in the South by Rosemary Hallberg in Growing Produce by David Eddy Leaders of a nationwide project, Sustainable Spotted Wing Drosophila Management for U.S. Fruit Crops, are asking growers to complete an online survey about the pest. An … Continue reading

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Call for proposals for 9th International IPM Symposium

Are you working on your concurrent session proposal for the 9th International IPM Symposium? Sessions may address any aspect of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) including research, extension, regulatory, policy and IPM in practice. For this event, the committee especially encourages … Continue reading

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