Black swallow-wort seeds (Cynanchum louiseae). Leslie J. Mehrhoff, University of Connecticut, Bugwood.org

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July 22, 2014 USDA Researchers Identify Stink Bug Attractant

USDA researchers have deciphered the chemical signals BMSB uses to attract other stink bugs, opening the door to the development of new traps and pest control technologies.



July 17, 2014 New IPM Course for Colleges, Universities, or LEEDs Buildings

This two-day workshop is designed to train pest management technicians and college/university staff in IPM. The course will be held Aug. 6–7 at Texas A&M, but open to any institution that wants to implement an IPM program.



July 16, 2014 USDA NIFA Seeks Input on Implementation of Centers of Excellence

NIFA will be holding web-based listening sessions on July 17 and July 31 to gather input on how it will provide priority to Centers of Excellence.



July 15, 2014 Enhancing Food Security in the Northeast

This month’s feature article from CSA News covers food security in the region, including production capacity, supply chains, and predictive models of future change.