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Two North Central Institutions Awarded IPM Grants from NIFA

Congratulations are in order for two institutions within our north central region. This month, NIFA issued its round of grant awards that not only includes funding for the North Central IPM Center, but to the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Michigan … 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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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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National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is seeking stakeholder feedback

As the primary extramural funding agency within USDA, The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is seeking stakeholder feedback to inform the research, extension and education priorities of NIFA. We are attempting to ensure that we reach a broad spectrum … Continue reading

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Register Now for the Integrated Pest Management Pollinator Habitat Promotion Webinar

Register Now for the Integrated Pest Management Pollinator Habitat Promotion Webinar EPA is offering a free webinar titled “Integrated Pest Management: Strategies for Pollinator Habitat Promotion and Conservation in Agricultural Areas” on August 28, 2018, from 1 –2:30 pm ET. This … Continue reading

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Atrazine Human Health Risk Assessment Now Available for Public Comment

Atrazine Human Health Risk Assessment Now Available for Public Comment Today, EPA is releasing the atrazine draft human health risk assessment for public comment. The assessment identifies potential risks to children who crawl and play on lawns sprayed with atrazine … Continue reading

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IPM Institute Seeks Coordinator for Sustainable Food Group

Coordinator, Sustainable Food Group  Full-time coordinator position available with a growing independent non-profit organization working to improve sustainability in agriculture and communities through Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Responsibilities include coordinating the development and operation of sustainability programs for national food … Continue reading

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Dry Rot Canker – Obscure, but Returning Rhizoctonia Disease

Bob Harveson – Extension Plant Pathologist, University of Nebraska, Panhandle Research and Extension Center https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/dry-rot-canker Figure 1. Surface tissues of the dry rot canker rhizoctonia disease first identified in sugarbeet in 1920 are marked by a distinctive series of concentric … Continue reading

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