Category Archives: Press Release

PlayCleanGo Awareness Week Is June 1–8, 2019

Outdoor Recreation Plays Key Role In Spreading — and Stopping — Invasive Species Milwaukee, WI – The first-ever PlayCleanGo Awareness Week will take place June 1–8, 2019, with events occurring across North America. PlayCleanGo Awareness Week is part of a national campaign … Continue reading

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Farmer and Grower economic input desired for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

The Northeastern IPM Center is seeking assistance nationwide to help contribute to a project on the economic impacts of brown marmorated sting bug. A nationwide survey is currently underway to gather information from farmers and growers on the economic impact … Continue reading

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EPA releases new, two-year Dicamba restrictions

On October 31, 2018, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is extending the registration of dicamba for two years for “over-the-top” use (application to growing plants) to control weeds in fields for cotton and soybean plants genetically engineered to … Continue reading

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USDA Announces Update to National Road Map for Integrated Pest Management

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today the first update since 2013 of the National Road Map for Integrated Pest Management (IPM) (PDF, 340 KB). The update culminates a yearlong review by the Federal Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Coordinating Committee (FIPMCC), a joint … Continue reading

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A Message from Director of NCIPMC

Dear NCIPMC Partners and Friends, During my 18 years with the North Central IPM Center (NCIPMC) I have had the pleasure of collaborating on many interesting and impactful integrated pest management projects. A few notable efforts of the NCIPMC include: … Continue reading

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North Central Integrated Pest Management Center Announces Request for Applications for Working Groups and Critical Issues Grants

East Lansing, Michigan — The North Central Integrated Pest Management Center (NCIPMC) is pleased to announce the availability of funds and requests for proposals (RFA) for working groups and critical issues, that support NCIPMC and regional integrated pest management (IPM) … Continue reading

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Great Lakes Fruit Working Group works to improve the sustainability of fruit production

Our mission is to improve the sustainability of fruit production and quality of life in the Great Lakes region. The Great Lakes Fruit Working (GLFW) Group, funded by the North Central Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Center, was founded informally in … Continue reading

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EPA Registers the Wolbachia ZAP Strain in Live Male Asian Tiger Mosquitoes

On Nov. 3, 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency registered a new mosquito biopesticide – ZAP Males® – that can reduce local populations of the type of mosquito (Aedes albopictus, or Asian Tiger Mosquitoes) that can spread numerous diseases of significant … Continue reading

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Industrial and Commercial Scientific Coalition on Pest Exclusion (IC SCOPE) Working Group brings stakeholders together

Research, Extension and industry personnel have formed the Industrial and Commercial Scientific Coalition on Pest Exclusion (IC SCOPE), to apply scientific methodology in order to quantify the impact of pest exclusion measures to improve Integrated Pest Management (IPM) practices in … Continue reading

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Biological pesticides are included in integrated pest management systems

From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg In Southeast Farm Press Biological pesticides can play a key role in a successful integrated pest management program and can be useful in increasing sustainability on the farm. Speaking at a symposium … Continue reading

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