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Register today for the 9th International IPM Symposium

REGISTER TODAY! Pollinator protection, biopesticide technology, and resistance management will be featured at the 9th International Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Symposium, March 19-22, 2018 at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland USA. The symposium is the premier global event for networking with leading scientists and learning the latest technologies for effectively managing pests. Those… Read more »


Apply Now for EPA’s National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management

The deadline to apply for the award is January 31, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. EST. Consider applying for the National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management if you represent a Health Plan, Health Care Provider or Community in Action that is working to— Address environmental triggers as part of a comprehensive asthma program Foster high-performing… Read more »


Three Funding Opportunities Announced: Organic Ag., Collaborative Robotics, and Crop Breeding

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture has announced three new funding opportunities: Organic Transitions, the National Robotics Initiative through AFRI, and Early Concept Grants for Exploratory Research. USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture Announces Support for Organic Agricultural Programs The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today… Read more »


USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture Announces Support for Organic Agricultural Programs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced $3.8 million in available funding to address critical issues related to organic agriculture. Funding is made through NIFA’s Integrated Research, Education, and Extension Competitive Grants – Organic Transitions (ORG) program. The ORG program supports the development and implementation of research,… Read more »


The Western Integrated Pest Management Center January Newsletter has been published

The January 2018 edition of the Western Integrated Pest Management Center newsletter has been published with a new look. This newsletter contains information on news that affects those living in both the West and across the country, funding and grant opportunities, upcoming events, job opportunities, information exclusively for students and information on the Western IPM… Read more »


The 01/10/2018 edition of Southern Region IPM News, A publication of the Southern IPM Center, has been published

Southern Region IPM News posts a collection of headlines from news sources throughout the Southern Region. Some of the news provided here may also be national, such as notices about upcoming EPA or NIFA webinars or national events that affect this region. In the 01/10/2018 edition: • Georgia scientists help map the genetic code of… Read more »


Applications are now being accepted for EPA’s National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management

Who Can Apply? Health plans, health care providers and communities in action with comprehensive asthma management programs that include a robust environmental component are eligible to apply. Program approaches should include methods that drive improved health and financial outcomes, as well as program sustainability. Ideal applicants are working to make improvements in community asthma care,… Read more »


Become a CDC Science Ambassador Fellow

Apply by January 15!  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recruiting teachers and education leaders to bring public health into classrooms across the United States and beyond. Selected fellows tour CDC’s state-of-the-art facilities and collaborate with CDC scientists to design innovative lessons, and to learn curriculum design and teaching strategies that engage… Read more »


NIFA Announces Support for Organic Agriculture Research, Extension, and Education

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced the availability of $17.6 million in grants focused on organic agriculture research, education, and extension activities. These grants are funded through a competitive process by NIFA’s Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative, authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill. “America’s organic industry… Read more »


USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture Announces Support for Small Business Innovation Research

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced support for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) – Phase II program. The SBIR program was established under the Small Business Innovation Development Act of 1982 to address scientific problems and create opportunities in agriculture that could lead to significant… Read more »