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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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Job Opening: Director for the Western IPM Center

The Western IPM Center is hiring a new director to provide vision and leadership while managing staff and Center operations. The director will collaborate with local, state, regional and national partners to promote integrated pest management (IPM) and the Center. … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Evaluation Specialist

The NSF Center for Integrated Pest Management at North Carolina State University is hiring an evaluation specialist to support integrated pest management (IPM) and biosecurity efforts. This position is collaborative; the successful candidate will work with local, regional, national and … Continue reading

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Recent Funding Opportunities – Quick Summary

Smith-Lever Special Needs Competitive Grants Program The purpose of the Smith-Lever Special Needs grant program is to support scientific programs that support public needs to help before, during and after emergency situations. Offered by: USDA NIFADeadline: Thursday, February 25, 2021Who … Continue reading

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Overseas Laboratories Critical to Biological Control of Invasive Pests like Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

By Tim Widmer, National Program Leader-Plant Diseases, USDA ARS  The study and control of the exotic brown marmorated stink bug is a prime example of how international collaborative efforts lead to solutions to invasive pests. A natural enemy of the … Continue reading

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Grant Opportunity from NIFA: Specialty Crop Research Initiative

The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has $80,000,000 in funding available for its Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) program. Award amounts will range from $50,000 to 8,000,000. The Specialty Crop Research Initiative promotes collaboration, communication, information exchange … Continue reading

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Grant Submission Reminder for North Central IPM Center

The deadline for grants is approaching! Whether you are applying for additional funds to continue your project or working on a new idea, applications are due by Friday, November 20, 2020, at 5:00 EST.  All applications must be submitted online, … Continue reading

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