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USDA NIFA. Addresses critical water resources issues such as drought, excess soil moisture, flooding, quality and others in an agricultural context. Total funding: ~$6 million. Deadline: August 13, 2014.
March 3, 2014 IR-4 Minor Crop Pest Management Program
USDA NIFA. Aims to provide safe, effective, and economical crop protection products for growers and consumers of minor/specialty crops. NIFA anticipates funding one national headquarters and four regional IR-4 centers. Total funding: ~$11 million. Deadline: April 14, 2014.
February 18, 2014 Opportunity: Eisenhower Fellowships' Agriculture Program
If you are a leader in agriculture, and could benefit from international exposure and a world class network to enhance your leadership role, you are invited to apply for an Eisenhower Agriculture Fellowship. Recruitment is open until June 13, 2014.
January 13, 2014 Diary of a Pest
“Dear Diary...” We’ve had some fun: We collected pages from the private diaries of pests and turned them into an annual report. We invite you to get to know some of the pests we face and learn about the Northeastern IPM Center’s role in supporting IPM solutions.
January 10, 2014 AFRI Food Security Challenge Area
USDA NIFA. Focusing on food availability and accessibility, this program seeks projects that reduce pre- and post-harvest losses caused by diseases, insects, and weeds in crop and animal production systems. Total funding: ~$6 million. Deadline: June 12, 2014.
Facilitates interaction and information exchange, with a focus on programming regarding human-wildlife conflicts within residential and industrial areas of Southern California. Deadline: Apr. 30, 2014
February 24, 2014 Job Opportunity: Extension Support Specialist
The Northeastern IPM Center is hiring an Extension Support Specialist. This individual will work with affordable housing providers across the country as a consultant and a trainer for the StopPests in Housing Program. Deadline: Mar. 14, 2014.
February 19, 2014 Job Opportunity: Co-Director Position Available at IPM Institute
The IPM Institute is seeking a highly motivated and self directed person with management experience to contribute leadership and oversight to the IPM Institute as a co-director.
February 19, 2014 Job Opportunity: Association Produce Resource Educator
The Association Produce Resource Educator will work under the direct supervision of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County Agriculture Issue Leader to provide leadership in developing, planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs in Vegetable and Small Fruit production and crop management. Deadline: Mar. 7, 2014.
February 5, 2014 Job Opportunity: Project Team Member Position at IPM Institute
The IPM Institute seeks a project team member to assist with a potato sustainability project and develop outreach for a pesticide risk mitigation software tool.
February 3, 2014 Opportunity: Post-Doctoral Research Associate
The USDA-ARS Appalachian Fruit Research Station seeks a post-doctoral research associate to conduct research on the biology, chemical ecology and dispersal behavior of the brown marmorated stink bug.
January 30, 2014 Job Opportunity: Project Team Member Position at IPM Institute
The IPM Institute seeks a project team member to assist with responsibilities relating to school IPM certification for pest management professionals, among other current projects.