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Winter 2017 Utah Pest News Now Available

The latest quarterly issue of Utah Pests News has been released by the Utah Plant Pest Diagnostic Laboratory at Utah State University Extension.  This issue marks the ten year anniversary of the newsletter and includes the following articles: •         Ergot on Grasses and Small Grains •         European Cherry Fruit Fly:  A New Invasive Pest in… Read more »

Pesticide Risk Reduction Strategy Updates from AAFC Pest Management Centre

The Pest Management Centre (PMC) at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) has new information available online. Three Pesticide Risk Reduction Strategies from the Risk Reduction Program have been updated: •         Foliar insect pests of prairie field crops •         Integrated weed management in field vegetables •         Downy mildew in cucumber New information is also available about… Read more »

New Resistance Management Specialty (RMS) Certification From the International Certified Crop Advisor Program

The International Certified Crop Advisor (ICCA) Program has just launched the new Resistance Management Specialty (RMS) Certification. The RMS is for Certified Crop Advisors who do Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and focus their work in crop protection.  Not all CCAs work extensively on pest management, but focus on other aspects of crop advising.  The RMS… Read more »

Biocontrols USA West 2017 Conference & Expo

Come together with peers, leading organizations and industry experts for two days of hands-on education devoted solely to the use of biocontrols in agriculture at the Biocontrols USA West 2017 Conference and Expo. Biocontrol is a critical tool in integrated pest management and in resistance management strategies. An understanding of how these products work helps… Read more »

Calls for Nomination for the Friends of Southern IPM Award Program Released

We are pleased to announce the release of the Calls for Nomination for the annual Friends of Southern IPM Award program. This program recognizes outstanding work in IPM in the southern region. There are two kinds of awards: one for IPM professionals and one for graduate students.These awards are open to those states that are located in the Southern… Read more »

October Issue of the Western IPM Center’s Monthly Newsletter Available

The October issue of the Western Front, the Western IPM Center‘s monthly newsletter, is now available.  This months newsletter includes articles and videos on the following topics: IPM programs in Montana Newly discovered bee species Insecticide spraying in Florida Western IPM Center Annual Grant RFA EPA meeting to consider Glyphosate Cancer potenial Non-Bt controls of corn rootworm… Read more »

The New York IPM Program Seeking Nominations for it’s 2016 “Excellence in IPM Awards”

The New York State Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program is currently seeking nominations for its annual “Excellence in IPM Awards” for the year 2016. Candidates for Excellence in IPM Awards should be individuals or organizations whose work in the New York State deserves special recognition. They can be awarded for: developing new IPM tools implementing or evaluating IPM methods in… Read more »