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NYS IPM Seeks to Hire Livestock and Field Crops Coordinator

The New York State IPM Program is searching for a Livestock and Field Crops IPM Coordinator. The position of Livestock and Field Crops IPM Coordinator in the New York State IPM Program is needed to facilitate and lead statewide IPM demonstration, implementation, and research activities in Livestock (primarily Dairy and Beef Cattle), and field and… 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 »


Louisiana State University AgCenter Seeks Field Crops Entomologist

Louisiana State University AgCenter is hiring a full-time 12 month, tenure-track Field Crops Entomologist position with a 70% extension and 30% research appointment. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and implementation of pest management programs for insect pests of field crops in northeast Louisiana, including corn, cotton, soybean, and grain sorghum. The… Read more »


Greater New Orleans Pest Control Association’s 9th Annual Termite Academy, March 7-9, 2017

The 9th Annual Termite Academy will be held in New Orleans on March 7-9, 2017.  Held by the City of New Orleans and the Greater New Orleans Pest Control Association, the Academy will feature interactive and hands-on programs regarding termite identification, biology, and control methods. The Academy will cover a variety of topics, including wood destroying insects,… Read more »


University of Tennessee Seeks Assistant Professor / Extension Specialty Crops Plant Pathologist

The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture has announced a position availability for a 12-month tenure-track, Assistant Professor (100% Extension) of Entomology and Plant Pathology, with particular emphasis on pathogens of non-ornamental specialty crops. Located at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture in Knoxville, Tennessee, this position is expected to develop and deliver a… Read more »


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 »


Virginia Tech Seeks Two New Entomology Positions

Virginia Tech’s Department of Entomology has released a call for applications for two positions in its entomology department.  The first is a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the area of vector-borne disease ecology starting in August 2017. The nine-month, 70% research and 30% teaching appointment will be based on the campus… Read more »