Author Archives: Jacque Pohl

Overseas Laboratories Critical to Biological Control of Invasive Pests like Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

By Tim Widmer, National Program Leader-Plant Diseases, USDA ARS  The study and control of the exotic brown marmorated stink bug is a prime example of how international collaborative efforts lead to solutions to invasive pests. A natural enemy of the … Continue reading

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Grant Opportunity from NIFA: Specialty Crop Research Initiative

The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has $80,000,000 in funding available for its Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) program. Award amounts will range from $50,000 to 8,000,000. The Specialty Crop Research Initiative promotes collaboration, communication, information exchange … Continue reading

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Grant Submission Reminder for North Central IPM Center

The deadline for grants is approaching! Whether you are applying for additional funds to continue your project or working on a new idea, applications are due by Friday, November 20, 2020, at 5:00 EST.  All applications must be submitted online, … Continue reading

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Specialty Crop Entomologist Opening at The Ohio State University

The Ohio State University is hiring a specialty crop tenure track entomology position. This position will focus on agroecology, and the successful candidate will be asked to create a nationally and internationally respected program that includes both outreach and research … Continue reading

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The North Central IPM Center Announces 2021 Request for Applications

The North Central Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Center announces the availability of funding through its Working Group and Critical Issues programs. The Working Group projects will have approximately $200,000, with a maximum of $20,000 per award. The Critical Issues projects … Continue reading

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