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December 19, 2014 How to Trap Spotted Wing Drosophila

Catch spotted wing drosophila by placing homemade kombucha in a trap made from a two-liter bottle.

December 18, 2014 Cornell Cooperative Extension Offers Invasive Species Summer Internship

Intern will identify, inventory, and map invasive plant species in or bordering agricultural fields. This is a ten week position, located in Tompkins County, NY.

December 16, 2014 USDA Robotics Research Grants to Improve Agriculture Production, Efficiency

The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced $3 million in grants to advance the use of robots that work alongside people in American production agriculture.

December 8, 2014 New Evaluation Specialist Brings Experience in Health Field to Topic of Pests

Yifen Liu, the new evaluation specialist at the Northeastern IPM Center, remembers visiting people at their homes when she was collecting data for clinical field studies.