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The National Education Association Presents “A Safer Way to Keep Schools Pest Free”

NEA partnership brings integrated pest management training to school custodians and staff to ensure safer school environments for students. Every day school custodians face challenges in their efforts to foster safe, healthy learning environments. Pest control can be one of the toughest challenges. Allowing pests to take up residence in schools is out of the… Read more »

The August Edition of Southern Region IPM News has been Published

The 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 08/09/2017 edition: • Webinar: Privet Biology and Management in Southeastern… Read more »

Now On-Demand: Green Cleaning in Schools Webinar

The webinar Green Cleaning for Improved Health: The Return on Investment of Green Cleaning in Schools now can be viewed online! Learn how to— Incorporate evidence-based green cleaning techniques and best practices into a comprehensive system for achieving indoor environmental health. Utilize data tracking and evaluation strategies to develop a business case, a value proposition… Read more »

Update from the Pesticide Risk Reduction Program of AAFC’s PMC

The Pesticide Risk Reduction Program has posted a wrap-up of the Greenhouse floriculture strategy. All strategies are listed here. A new crop profile for Field Pea is available free to download from the Government of Canada Publications web site or through the Crop profile webpage. Links to the most up-to-date versions of all available Crop… Read more »

July 2017 Issue of IPM Insights now Available as a Downloadable PDF

In this month’s issue you will find articles such as: How to Tell Pests to Stay Away Exclusion, or prevention–it’s a fundamental principle of IPM, but why does it matter and how does one do it? Preventing Deer from Becoming Pests Experts are using IPM techniques to prevent deer from destroying ecosystems. Exclusion: The Case of SWD Exclusion… Read more »

Updated Chickpea, Lentil & Potato Crop Profiles Available

New crop profiles for Chickpea, Lentil and Potato are available free to download from the Government of Canada Publications web site or through the Crop profile webpage. There are thirty-two Crop Profiles covering 38 crops created and maintained by the Pesticide Risk Reduction Program that are accessible for download on the Government of Canada Publications… Read more »

New Resources Released for National Pollinator Week

How can growers help bees and ensure they get reliable pollination for their crops? That question is being addressed by the Integrated Crop Pollination Project, which is celebrating National Pollinator Week, June 19-25, by highlighting new training videos, crop pollination fact sheets and series of recorded webinars that are available for farmers. The Integrated Crop… 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 »

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 »

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 »