Author Archives: Jacque Pohl

Pests and Progress Webinar Duo in October

The October Pests and Progress webinar will be held on Wednesday, October 13 at 1:30 pm ET, 12:30 pm CT. This webinar will feature two speakers from the University of Missouri. Be sure to register to receive the link. Lee … Continue reading

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The North Central IPM Center Announces 2022 Request for Applications

Funding to support integrated pest management (IPM) efforts for 2022 is available through the North Central Integrated Pest Management Center. Awards are available for efforts to increase partnerships and outreach activities through the Working Group program. Approximately $200,000 is available … Continue reading

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Virtual Crop Scouting School Success

The first year of the Virtual Crop Scouting School was a huge international success! Over 620 people registered from 34 US states and 20 different countries. All together, participants spent 336 hours watching the training videos. The most popular presentation was … Continue reading

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Webinar: Indiana EIP Project Highlights

Cliff Sadof, Professor and IPM Coordinator at Purdue University, will share updates from Indiana’s Extension Implementation Program (EIP) on September 15 during the next Pests and Progress webinar. Sadof is one of several Extension specialists from across Indiana who collaborates with state … Continue reading

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Webinar: Nebraska EIP Project Highlights (Crops, Pollinators, Housing and School IPM)

The next Pests and Progress webinar will be held on Wednesday, August 18, and will feature Bob Wright, Professor and IPM Coordinator at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Wright will share updates from the Nebraska Extension Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program. Topics will … Continue reading

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Webinar: Using Research-Based Solutions for Integrated Management of White Mold in Soybeans

On Wednesday, July 21, the next Pests and Progress webinar will feature Damon Smith, Associate Professor, Field Crops Pathology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Smith will share his research on control options for managing white mold in soybeans. In the … Continue reading

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The Tick App: Your On-the-Go Tick Expert

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Columbia University, and Michigan State University have developed the TickApp, a mobile smartphone application for Android and iOS to help you to learn how to protect yourself, your family and your pets from ticks. … Continue reading

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New Asian Longhorned Tick Pest Alert Available

A new Pest Alert from the North Central IPM Center focuses on the Asian longhorned tick, which is native to East Asia. This tick targets livestock and can reproduce even in the absence of male ticks. “A single individual tick … Continue reading

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Webinar: Gary Brewer to Present A Push-Pull Strategy to Manage Stable Flies

On Wednesday, May 19, the next Pests and Progress webinar will feature Gary Brewer, Professor of Insect Pest Management from University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Brewer will share a new, useful push-pull technique for managing stable flies in cattle. It involves the … Continue reading

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Webinar: Rufus Isaacs to Present about Gall Wasp in Highbush Blueberries

On Wednesday, April 21, the next Pests and Progress webinar will feature Rufus Isaacs, Professor and Extension Specialist from Michigan State University. Isaacs will discuss the challenge of avoiding insect damage while producing high quality blueberry crops. Diverse IPM practices … Continue reading

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