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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.

May 4, 2016
"The IPM Toolbox" Spring Webinar Series
"The IPM Toolbox" Spring Webinar Series

We’ve asked the experts to join us online for an hour of dialogue about an effective IPM practice, method, or effort. View recordings of the first two webinars in the series.

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 20, 2016
BMSB IPM Working Group Meeting, December 2015

New presentations are available for download from the December 2015 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Working Group Meeting.

April 19, 2016
USAID Announces $30 Million Grand Challenge to Combat Zika Virus

The U.S. Agency for International Development is calling for innovators around the world to submit groundbreaking ideas to enhance its ability to respond to the current Zika outbreak and generate cutting-edge technologies and approaches that better prepare the world to address the disease threats of tomorrow.

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.

April 4, 2016
USDA Announces $4 Million Available to Develop Innovative Pest Management Solutions
USDA Announces $4 Million Available to Develop Innovative Pest Management Solutions

The CPPM program addresses high priority issues related to pests and their management by supporting projects that will increase food security using comprehensive IPM approaches.

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.

Job Opportunities

Spotted Wing Drosophila Population Biology and Management

Post-doctoral fellowship to study the biology of spotted wing drosophila populations in California’s agricultural landscapes, and to conduct research on novel management methods. This work will be based in the laboratory of Dr. Frank Zalom, Distinguished Professor and Extension Entomologist, Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of California, Davis.

Epidemiology and Management of Insect-Vectored Viruses

Post-doctoral fellowship to study the epidemiology of Grapevine red blotch-associated virus and biology and management of its vector in the laboratories of Dr. Frank Zalom, Distinguished Professor and Extension Entomologist, Department of Entomology and Nematology, and Dr. Mysore Sudarshana, Research Biologist, USDA-ARS, Department of Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis.