California Department of Pesticide Regulations Releases New Infographics on Insect and Weed Control

Linked below are two infographics recently distributed by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation. One contains tips on keeping your home cockroach-free, and the other has information on how to control weeds without herbicides. Click here for the cockroach control infographic: in English in Spanish And the weed management infographic: in English in Spanish

Southern IPM Center Extends Deadline for Nominations for Friends of Southern IPM Award

The Southern IPM Center is extending the deadline for nominations for their annual Friends of Southern IPM Award program through December 21. This program recognizes outstanding work in IPM in the southern region. They have two kinds of awards: one for IPM professionals and one for graduate students. Find the Calls for Nomination for these awards, along with cover forms here.

Wisconsin Monarch Collaborative Launches New Website

The new Wisconsin Monarch Collaborative (WMC) website,, was officially launched to the public as of yesterday, Tuesday, December 4. The WMC is the new centralized voice for monarch conservation in Wisconsin, bringing together agencies, industries, non-profits, and individuals who want to reverse monarch population declines by making Wisconsin a wonderful place for them to live… Read more »

New Online Tool Predicts Return on Investment for Cover Crops

Iowa State University’s Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SARE) recently built a tool to help farmers evaluate the economics of cover crops, including estimating net returns from the use of cover crops in various scenarios. This tool can also help farmers who use cover crops and want to improve return on investment, and can… Read more »

Associate Vice President for Government Relations at Cornell University Wins Excellence in IPM Award

Charlie Kruzansky, associate vice president for government relations at Cornell University, received an Excellence in Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Award Nov. 27 in Albany from the New York State IPM Program (NYSIPM). Kruzanski has helped educate North Country legislators about the western bean cutworm, convinced Long Island state senators to adopt IPM practices for athletic… Read more »