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January 27, 2015 Robots Could Have a New Job on the Farm

David Slaughter at UC Davis is researching automated weed control solutions using robotic cultivators. Source: Capital Public Radio, January 26, 2015.

January 26, 2015 Published Grants Expert Jana Hexter Named Grants and Partnerships Coordinator

The Northeastern IPM Center has a new grants and partnerships coordinator. Jana Hexter joins the staff and fills a key position at the Center.

January 20, 2015 Organic Producer Survey

NASS has mailed its 2014 Organic Producer Survey to organic producers nationwide. Responses are due by mail by Feb. 13 or online by April 3. The USDA Organic Working Group is hosting a webinar January 29.

January 5, 2015 IPM Innovation Lab Call for Concept Notes

The newly awarded USAID IPM Innovation Lab at Virginia Tech is calling for concept notes for IPM in Vietnam and East Africa. Deadline is January 30, 2015.