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The Northeastern IPM Center Is Hiring
The Northeastern IPM Center Is Hiring

We are accepting applications for three positions: Center Director, Communication Specialist, and Program Evaluation Specialist.

Spotted Lanternfly

A list of resources about spotted lanternfly from the newly forming IPM working group.

Risk Management Case Study: School IPM
Risk Management Case Study: School IPM

Since children spend much of their time at school, it makes sense to use only least-toxic methods.

To Stop Bed Bugs in Affordable Housing: Keys to Success
To Stop Bed Bugs in Affordable Housing: Keys to Success

Managers need to take a proactive approach to pest control, especially for bed bugs.

How IPM Works as Risk Management
How IPM Works as Risk Management

IPM can reduce actual risks—not just the financial effects of risks after a loss.

Resources March 2018

Resources from the March 2018 issue of IPM Insights.

First Grape Pest Management Strategic Plan Now Available for the Northeast

A diverse group of stakeholders have collaborated to produce the first Pest Management Strategic Plan for grapes in the Northeast.

Growers: Make Friends with the Good Bugs to Battle Pests
Growers: Make Friends with the Good Bugs to Battle Pests

Margaret Skinner and her team are studying plants as a foundation in an IPM approach to manage aphids and other pests cost-effectively.

Chemical Ecology Could Address Pests, Help Pollinators
Chemical Ecology Could Address Pests, Help Pollinators

Some plants emit chemical “help” signals that call natural enemies—such as beneficial insects—to their aid.

Manipulate Habitats to Increase Beneficial Organisms
Manipulate Habitats to Increase Beneficial Organisms

Growers often use the IPM technique of increasing the complexity and diversity of vegetation to fight bad bugs.

An Introduction to Beneficial Organisms and Habitat
An Introduction to Beneficial Organisms and Habitat

Farmers, gardeners, homeowners, and land managers can cultivate rich habitats for beneficial organisms and suppress pests.

Foundations of IPM, Organic Point Way Over Barriers
Foundations of IPM, Organic Point Way Over Barriers

Adherents of organic and IPM practices share a basic principle: emphasis is placed on human health, the environment, and economics.

Ecologically-Based Growers Face Obstacles and Market Could Help
Ecologically-Based Growers Face Obstacles and Market Could Help

Money has spun the world of food, particularly food produced using IPM and organic practices.

IPM and Organic Moving Forward Together
IPM and Organic Moving Forward Together

Is it time to re-assess and re-label both IPM and organic as ecologically-based?

Challenges and Opportunities for Ecologically-Based Growers
Challenges and Opportunities for Ecologically-Based Growers

Even as expectations for higher-quality food rise, we face water and air pollution, loss of beneficial organisms, and increasing persistence of pests.

Bed Bug Trend Heats Up
Bed Bug Trend Heats Up

Bed bugs are now a top worry for property managers.

Job Opportunities

May 15, 2018
The Northeastern IPM Center Is Hiring
The Northeastern IPM Center Is Hiring

We are accepting applications for three positions: Center Director, Communication Specialist, and Program Evaluation Specialist.

May 7, 2018
Job Opportunity: Director of the Northeastern IPM Center at Cornell University

The Director leads the Northeastern IPM Center to fulfill its mission of fostering integrated pest management in the region in ways that generate economic, environmental, and human health benefits. This professional works in partnership with stakeholders from agricultural, urban, and rural settings to help them identify and address priorities for research, education, and outreach in the northeastern U.S. The position involves strategizing, managing, and diversifying funding; networking and fostering teams; developing regional information; and co-managing the grants program. Download the position description (PDF). Apply via Academic Jobs Online by June 24, 2018.