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Chemical Component of IPM Gets the Spotlight during National Pesticide Safety Education Month

The second annual National Pesticide Safety Education Month gets underway February 1st, to reinforce core principles of safe handling and use and to raise awareness of and support for the land-grant university Pesticide Safety Education Programs (PSEPs). Pesticide safety is … Continue reading

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Advocacy of Genetically Modified Crops is Needed to Increase Acceptance Worldwide

Fall Armyworm (FAW) is an insect pest many producers are familiar with in the United States. Unfortunately, farmers in Brazil and now in sub-Saharan Africa (48 of 51 countries; see Figure 1) also know first-hand the significant damage caused by this … Continue reading

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Seeking a Director for the Western IPM Center

The University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR), is seeking a Director to assume leadership for its Western IPM Center within the UC Statewide IPM Program. The Director will provide overall leadership of the Western IPM Center, with … Continue reading

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Southwest Indiana Melon and Vegetable Association Spring Meeting

The annual spring meeting of the Southwest Indiana Melon and Vegetable Association will take place on Friday, March 8, 2019 at the French Lick Resort and Casino, 8670 West State Road 56, French Lick, IN 47432.  Registration starts at 8:30 … Continue reading

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Open tenure-track position for invertebrate vectors of disease and public health

The Entomology & Nematology Department (IFAS) at the University of Florida seeks candidates for a tenure-accruing position (9 months) in Invertebrate Vectors of Disease and Public Health at the Assistant Professor rank. This position will be 60% teaching (College of … Continue reading

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New Free IPM Resource for School Districts to Improve Student Health and Performance

Madison, Wisconsin — School districts throughout the US now have a free training tool to ensure all school staff – custodians, maintenance, food service, teachers, grounds staff and more – understand how they can reduce pest problems and asthma, and boost … Continue reading

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PhD opportunity in Plant-Microbe Interactions

Project: Evaluation of potential resistance mechanisms involved in the pea/Aphanomyces/Fusarium pathosystems  Project description:  The research project will explore the interactions between nodulation and root rot infection of pea related to timing of infection and resistance status of pea. Experimental methods … Continue reading

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Changes to Connections Blog

With the NCIPMC now moved to Michigan State University, changes will be coming to the Connections Blog and the NCIPMC.org website. To be sure that you are always receiving updates from us, please subscribe to our email list, which we … Continue reading

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Research Geneticist with USDA-ARS Livestock

Announcement for exciting career opportunity for Research Geneticist (Insects) with the USDA-ARS Livestock Arthropod Pest Research Unit in Kerrville, TX is posted in USAJOBS with a closing date of 11/14/2018: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/515610100 The incumbent is a Research Geneticist (Insects) in the … Continue reading

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Assistant Professor of Entomology, Mississippi State University

The Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology and Plant Pathology at Mississippi State University is searching for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Entomology. Applications are invited from individuals with expertise in any area of entomology, but ecological interactions involving arthropods, … Continue reading

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