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Upcoming Canadian Webinar Series on Spotted-wing Drosophila (Fruit Fly)

The appearance in Canada in 2009 of the Spotted-wing drosophila (SWD), Drosophila suzukii, has meant lost revenues for fruit growers and challenges for the crop specialists they rely on. Research activities underway provincially, at universities and within Agricultural and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) are helping to shed light on the behavior and biology of this pest… Read more »

New Webinar Series on Specialty Crop Pollination

The majority of U.S. specialty crop growers depend on bees for pollination of their crops. Growers know that without adequate pollination, they would not be profitable. But what are the best pollination strategies for fruit, vegetable, and nut crops? What farm management practices can growers use to support bees and the crop pollination they provide?… Read more »

Upcoming Event: Association of Applied IPM Ecologists 2017 Annual Conference and Meeting

Join the Association of Applied IPM Ecologists in 2017 for their annual conference and meeting, to be held February 6-7 in Napa, California. Speakers from the University of California’s Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UCANR), Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (UCIPM), the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CADPR) and others will cover topics ranging… Read more »

Upcoming EPA Webinar on School IPM for Cockroaches

Join the US EPA on Tuesday, December 13 for a webinar on combating cockroaches in schools. Wherever there is food and water, cockroaches will thrive. Cockroaches hide in cracks, crawl spaces, cardboard boxes, between walls, in appliances and in false bottoms of cupboards. They inhabit school kitchens, cafeterias and break rooms and eagerly wait for school… Read more »

Upcoming EPA Webinar on Creating a School IPM Program, with Dr. Thomas Green of the IPM Institute

Join the EPA, Dr. Thomas Green and School IPM experts Raul Rivas and Francine Locke on November 15th for a 90-minute webinar on developing a comprehensive Integrated Pest Management program for your school.  Like people, pests need food, water, and shelter to survive.  IPM removes these, controls existing infestations and reduces future invasions. Districts with… Read more »

The Ninth International Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Symposium will be held in Baltimore, Maryland USA from March 19-22, 2018

The International IPM Symposium is your premier global event for professional development, networking with colleagues and leading scientists, and learning the latest research and strategies for effectively managing pests in agriculture communities, and natural areas. In 2018, we will organize around an important theme, IPM: Improving Health, Environment and Global Sustainability. Plans for 2018 include… Read more »

National Pest Management Association Seeks Interns for PestWorld 2016 Convention & Exhibition

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is seeking applicants to their internship program in conjunction with PestWorld 2016, October 18-21, 2016 at the Washington Convention Center in Seattle, Washington.  PestWorld is the largest annual gathering in the world of pest management professionals and draws thousands of participants representing every area of the pest management industry…. Read more »

Upcoming EPA Webinar: Protecting Students from Mosquitoes & Zika Virus at School

Mosquito-borne diseases have been responsible for suffering throughout history. Today, the diseases they transmit in the United States and its territories, including Zika virus, Dengue, chikungunya virus, and several forms of encephalitis, are continuing threats. As the first local transmissions of Zika have been reported in Florida, health officials nationwide have been preparing for the arrival… Read more »