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May 16, 2016
AFRI Foundational Program

USDA NIFA. Supports research grants in the six AFRI priority areas to build foundational knowledge critical for solving current and future societal challenges. Total funding: $130 million. Deadline: Sep 30, 2016.

April 28, 2016
Ticks and Mosquitoes: Staying Safe

Here are some facts to help you stay safe from ticks and mosquitoes.

April 26, 2016
It's Tick Season. Put Away the Matches.

It’s tick season and social media is blowing up with recommendations for removing ticks. Find out what the NYS IPM Program recommends in their latest blog post.

April 14, 2016
We'll be at the following conferences. Will you?

Our Center has identified five conferences that fit each of our Signature Programs. Check out our infographic to find out when we will be at a conference near you.

April 14, 2016
A brief history of resistance
A brief history of resistance

We hear increasingly about resistance by insects, weeds, and diseases to human-made attempts to control them.

April 14, 2016
Eco solutions answer to herbicide resistance
Eco solutions answer to herbicide resistance

David Mortensen has studied the dramatic rise in the number and extent of weed species resistant to glyphosate, a widely-used herbicide.

April 14, 2016
Antibiotic-resistant fire blight
Antibiotic-resistant fire blight

Since 1972, streptomycin resistance of Erwinia amylovora in apples has spread, making control of fire blight even more difficult.

April 14, 2016
End of an era of easy pest solutions
End of an era of easy pest solutions

The Colorado potato beetle attacks one of Maine’s most reliable and stable crops, and its resistance to insecticides is now prevalent.

April 12, 2016
Photographers lift pests' poise

The Bugwood Network archives and catalogs high-quality images of pests by taxonomical category.

April 12, 2016
Resources April 2016

Resources from the April 2016 issue of IPM Insights.

April 12, 2016
2016 Partnership Grants announced

In 2016, the Northeastern IPM Center awarded more than $250,000 for research and outreach through its competitive IPM Partnership Grants program.

March 30, 2016
National Forum on Climate and Pests
National Forum on Climate and Pests

The Northeastern IPM Center and its partners are bringing climate science and integrated pest management together in the National Forum on Climate and Pests, to be held in Washington DC and streamed over the Internet October 4–6.

July 9, 2015
2016 International Conference on Pollinator Biology, Health, and Policy

The Center for Pollinator Research at Penn State will be hosting the third International Conference on Pollinator Biology, Health, and Policy from July 18–20, 2016.

Job Opportunities

June 14, 2016
Postdoctoral Research Associate Position at Rutgers University

A full-time, one-year appointment is available for a highly motivated Postdoctoral Researcher to investigate the population ecology and behavior of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB). This position will examine factors that influence BMSB population growth behavior in orchards and diversified landscapes that will guide management decisions. Postdoc will work with Anne Nielsen at the Fruit Entomology lab and will be located at Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Bridgeton, NJ.

June 13, 2016
National Program Leader for Plant Pathology, USDA NIFA

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is seeking a National Program Leader for Plant Pathology. NIFA is looking for candidates who are competent in their science, skilled at planning and evaluation, experienced at forming strategic partnerships, and capable in all facets of communication. Apply by July 1, 2016.