Integrated Pest Management - Insights

Summer 2008

July 1, 2008 The Honey Bee Puzzle

In 2006, managed honey bee colonies began to disappear in large numbers without known reason. IPM experts are looking for ways to keep colonies healthy.

July 1, 2008 Reading, Writing, and IPM

Teaching IPM concepts to school children has emerged as a strategy that prepares all citizens to make decisions that safeguard the environment and human health.

July 1, 2008 Educator Exchange Grants


The Northeast Vegetable IPM Working Group has offered an Educator Exchange Program that helps agricultural professionals attend meetings about IPM practices in vegetables and strawberries, and then share what they’ve learned.

July 1, 2008 IPM Partnership Program Supports 24 New Projects in 2008

In 2008, the Northeastern IPM Center awarded nearly $475,000 to support the following research and outreach projects in northeastern states.