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U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue Unveils Farmers.gov, Interactive Website for Agricultural Producers

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today unveiled Farmers.gov, the new interactive one-stop website for producers maintained by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Farmers.gov is now live but will have multiple features added over the coming months to allow agricultural producers to make appointments with USDA offices, file forms, and apply for USDA programs…. Read more »


9th International IPM Symposium Opening Keynote Speaker Announced

Human health pests like ticks, cockroaches and bed bugs will prominently be featured during the 9th International Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Symposium, March 19-22, 2018 at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland USA. Those who register by February 19 will pay a reduced price. Opening Keynote Speaker Dr. Dini M. Miller, internationally recognized… Read more »


The Connection, Newsletter of the North Central Integrated Pest Management Center is now available

The Connection has posted one or more new articles. Horticultural Crops Research Farm Manager http://www.ncipmc.org/connection/?p=4174 The Ohio State University, Ohio Agricultural Research & Development Center (OARDC), Wooster, Ohio is accepting applications for a full time Horticultural Crops Research Farm Manager. This position manages field operations to implement, maintain and meet objectives for specialty crops research. Production systems include… Read more »


Save the Date – Termite Academy and Mosquito Academy

Please Save the Date for the annual Termite Academy and Mosquito Academy. This year  is the 10th anniversary of the Termite Academy on March 6-8, 2018. The 6th annual Mosquito Academy will be held in New Orleans on April 10-12, 2018. Please see the brochure and registration forms for more information. Agenda will be sent… Read more »


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 »