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Southern Region IPM Center March News Published

Southern Region IPM News posts a collection of headlines from news sources throughout the Southern Region. Some of the news provided may also be national, such as notices about upcoming EPA or NIFA webinars or national events that affect our region. In the 03/22/2017 edition: •Variety screening identifies potatoes with resistance to zebra chip disease… Read more »


USDA Announces $6 Million to Aid Fire-Affected Farmers and Ranchers in Midwest

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is announcing the availability of more than $6 million in funding to implement practices that will help private farmers, ranchers and forest landowners affected by the wildfires blazing in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. The funding, made available by the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) through the Environmental Quality… Read more »


New Resources from the National Pesticide Information Center

Poison Prevention Week is this week! Click here for more information Over 170 contacts have been added to the list of NPIC Vector Control Agencies across the nation! New Videos English: Can Pesticides Be Poured into Smaller Containers? Spanish: ¿Se pueden verter los pesticidas en un recipiente mas pequeno? Should I Use Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth (DE) to Kill… Read more »


AAFC-Pest Management Centre-2016 Annual Newsletter Published

The 2016 Year-in-Review from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s (AAFC) Pest Management Centre (PMC) has been published. In this newsletter you will find articles that highlight some areas of focus in 2016: •Using beneficial insects to help farmers deal with aphids; •Protecting brassica crops from insect damage with insect netting; •Minor use trials on new crops… Read more »


New Video Series Asks, “Why IPM?”

The Northeastern IPM Center (NEIPMC) has created a new video series that poses the question, “Why IPM?” Throughout this series, the NEIPMC talks with a diversity of individuals from various groups to hear what they have to say about Integrated Pest Management (IPM).  The goal of the series is to work toward a common understanding… Read more »


NCR-SARE Calls for Nominations for “NCR-SARE Hero” Recognition

To bring awareness of, recognize, and pay tribute to those who have made significant contributions to sustainable agriculture in the North Central region, the North Central Region – Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE) is accepting nominations for the “NCR-SARE Hero” recognition. Coordinated by the NCR-SARE Alumni Organization, this recognition will acknowledge the leadership,… Read more »


2016 IPM Achievement Award Winners Announced

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CADPR) has announced six new 2016 IPM Achievement Award recipients.  Formerly known as the IPM Innovator Award, the IPM Achievement Award recognizes outstanding work in integrated pest management in three categories—education and outreach, innovation, and leadership. The recipients this year include: Riverside Unified School District Cherry Buckskin Project Pink… Read more »


9th International IPM Symposium’s Call for Session Proposals Now Open

The 9th International IPM Symposium program committee is now welcoming your proposals for symposium sessions.  Symposium sessions may address any aspect of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) including research, extension, regulatory, policy and IPM in practice. For this event, the program committee especially encourages proposals that address the Symposium’s overall theme (“IPM: Improving Health, Environment and… Read more »