Category Archives: IPM Resources

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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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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University of Wisconsin-Madison Awarded for ‘Sporecaster’ App

University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension Specialists received the American Society of Agronomy Extension Education Community Educational Award in the category of Digital Decision Aids (software, web-base, smart phone tablet apps) for their app, ‘Sporecaster.’ The Sporecaster app uses data collected from multi-state … Continue reading

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NE IPM Center sets Third Annual IPM Online Conference for Oct. 23, 2017

Northeastern IPM Center announces Third Annual IPM Online Conference on Oct. 23, 2017 The third annual IPM Online Conference hosted by the Northeastern IPM Center (NEIPMC) will feature updates from active projects funded by the NEIPMC’s Partnership Grants Program. In … Continue reading

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Identification Guide to Common Spiders in Nebraska

A new publication from Nebraska Extension, Identification Guide to Common Spiders in Nebraska, Extension Circular 1590, is designed to assist with identification of common spiders from 18 families that live in Nebraska as well as two common spider-like arthropods—harvestmen and … Continue reading

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Update on Bacterial Leaf Streak of Corn in Nebraska

Feb. 23, 2017 http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/update-bacterial-leaf-streak-corn-nebraska Terra Hartman – Graduate Research Assistant Tamra Jackson-Ziems, Extension Plant Pathologist Bacterial leaf streak disease of corn is caused by the bacterium Xanthomonas vasicola (syn. X. campestris pv. zeae). It was previously only reported on corn … Continue reading

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Systems Research for Ag Handbook: Innovative Solutions to Complex Challenges

As farmers and ranchers strive to maintain profitability, they face a multitude of pressures such as protecting water and air resources, conserving biodiversity and limiting soil erosion. Too often, however, single-faceted agricultural research fails to account for the complex links … Continue reading

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Public Tick IPM Working Group funded by the North Central IPM Center announces new national pest alert on Ticks and Tick-borne diseases.

The Public Tick IPM Working Group funded by the North Central IPM Center has announced the release of their new national pest alert on Ticks and Tick-borne diseases. The pest alert contains information on the tick life cycle, spread of … Continue reading

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