Category Archives: Center News

PhD opportunity in Plant-Microbe Interactions

Project: Evaluation of potential resistance mechanisms involved in the pea/Aphanomyces/Fusarium pathosystems  Project description:  The research project will explore the interactions between nodulation and root rot infection of pea related to timing of infection and resistance status of pea. Experimental methods … Continue reading

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Changes to Connections Blog

With the NCIPMC now moved to Michigan State University, changes will be coming to the Connections Blog and the NCIPMC.org website. To be sure that you are always receiving updates from us, please subscribe to our email list, which we … 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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Solutions to Problem Pests in Elderly and Disabled Public Housing Seminar

Join us for this free webinar training to hear Drs. Gouge, Li, and Nair describe efforts to implement an IPM program in HUD subsidized multiunit properties that house low-income elderly and persons with disabilities. Results over 2.8 years, across 5 … 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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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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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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