Category Archives: General Information

Fellowship program available for graduate students

The FFAR Fellowship Program was established to provide professional development and career guidance to the next generation of food and agriculture scientists across the Foundation for Food and Agriculture’s seven Challenge Areas and strategic initiatives. The consensus among employers is that … 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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El Niño forecasts for Great Lakes, Midwest and Missouri Basin

NOAA Regional Climate Services has released it’s most up-to-date regional briefs for the Great Lakes, Midwest and Missouri Basin states from a likely El Niño situation developing in the equatorial Pacific this fall and winter.  As you all may know … Continue reading

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NCIPM Center Offering free invasive species guides for presentations

The North Central IPM Center wants to assist you with your Winter Meeting preparations by offering you copies of some of our most popular publications. The NCIPMC is happy to cover the cost of printing and shipping, we just ask … 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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Entomology Professor Position at Purdue University

The Department of Entomology at Purdue University seeks to fill a tenure track position in Horticultural Entomology. This is a nine-month appointment at the level of assistant professor with primary extension and secondary research responsibilities. The incumbent will develop a … Continue reading

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Search for Associate Dean for International Programs is now open

The internal search for the Associate Dean for International Programs is now open. The Associate Dean will provide creative leadership for the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) international programs in learning, discovery and engagement. For the full … Continue reading

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Innovations in Invasive Species Management Conference

Please consider joining us in Nashville, TN December 12th-14th, 2018 for the Innovations in Invasive Species Management Conference to be held at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center.  You can find all the details on our conference website atwww.invasiveplantcontrol.com/conference18/ … Continue reading

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Tenure-track Faculty Position Assistant Professor of Veterinary Parasitology

The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Comparative Pathobiology (www.vet.purdue.edu/cpb) invites applications for an academic-year (9-month), tenure-track position in Veterinary Parasitology at the Assistant Professor level. The successful candidate will be expected to establish an internationally recognized, extramurally … Continue reading

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USDA ARS is seeking a technician

The United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service is looking for a permanent USDA technician and has a position available with the Arthropod-Borne Animal Diseases Research Unit in Manhattan, KS. ABADRU conducts research on the surveillance and management of … Continue reading

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