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Month: August 2018

Nominations sought for 2018 Excellence in IPM Award

The NYS IPM Program seeks nominations of people working in agricultural IPM (fruit, vegetables, ornamentals, and livestock and field crops) and in community IPM (schools, homes, landscapes, turf, and municipalities). New Yorkers involved in communicating about IPM through the media are also eligible. Candidates for an Excellence in IPM Award are individuals or organizations whose… Read more »


NPMA/Bedbug Central Bed Bug Summit

If you are interested in learning about the most recent research and control techniques/equipment for bed bug management, this is your opportunity for sure. The next NPMA/Bedbug Central Bed Bug Summit is to be held at the end of November 2018 in Denver! The presentations and exhibitors are the best to be offered in the… Read more »


1st annual Rodent and Wildlife Academy

The 1st annual City of New Orleans and Greater New Orleans Pest Control Association Rodent and Wildlife Academy will be held in New Orleans September 11-13, 2018. This three day Academy will offer comprehensive and in-depth information in all areas of rodent and wildlife biology and management. The Academy will place emphasis on field training… Read more »


10th annual Pest Control Academy

The 10th annual City of New Orleans and Greater New Orleans Pest Control Association Pest Control Academy will be held in New Orleans October 9-11, 2018. This three day Academy will offer comprehensive and in-depth information in all areas of urban pest management. The Academy will place emphasis on field training and insect identification. In… Read more »


IPM Institute of North America celebrates 20 years!

On this day in 1998, IPM Institute of North America opened its doors with a mission to improve sustainability in agriculture and communities through market-based mechanisms based in Integrated Pest Management and other sustainable practices. Our team of 23 currently works on more than a dozen projects to increase adoption of IPM and other best practices that improve working… Read more »


Controlling Weed Seed Banks During Harvest

As herbicide-resistant weeds become more common across the country, researchers and growers are looking for other ways to control weeds. In Colorado, they’re looking to techniques and technology developed in Australia, which has significant issues with herbicide-resistant weeds. Known as harvest weed-seed control, these IPM-friendly methods are designed to destroy or remove weed seeds during… Read more »