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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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Virtual Crop Scouting School Now Available from Crop Protection Network

The 2021 Virtual Crop Scout School is now available and is free to the general public. The scout school consists of 22 webinars from crop protection specialists at eleven Midwest Universities and is offered through the Crop Protection Network (CPN). … Continue reading

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Honeybear Brands Honored for Collaborative Pest Management Efforts

Honeybear Brands, a company that grows, packages and distributes apples in the Upper Midwest, is being recognized by the International IPM Symposium for work promoting safe, effective, sustainable pest management. Honeybear Brands has been selected to receive an IPM Team … Continue reading

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Thomas A. Green Receives Lifetime Achievement Honor for Commitment to IPM

Dr. Thomas A. Green from the IPM Institute of North America, Inc, has been selected to receive the Lifetime Achievement award from the International IPM Symposium for promoting Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and sustainability for more than 30 years. The … Continue reading

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Grower Survey to Assess Herbicide Drift Damage in the North Central United States

Is herbicide drift a problem? Please share your thoughts and experiences with the Herbicide Drift Risk Management Working Group. Your feedback will provide details on the frequency, severity, and economic impact of herbicide drift on specialty crops. Input is needed … Continue reading

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NCIPMC Webinar Launches Wednesday

Tune in Wednesday for the North Central IPM Center’s first Pests and Progress Webinar featuring Research Entomologist Dr. Rob Morrison from the USDA Agricultural Research Service, Center for Grain and Animal Health Research. Morrison will discuss the use of long-lasting … Continue reading

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