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July 20, 2016
RFP for Integrated Pest Management in NYC Homes with Pest Infestations

The Fund for Public Health in New York on behalf of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is seeking proposals from qualified and experienced pest management professionals to provide IPM services in homes of individuals with asthma.

July 6, 2016
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.

July 6, 2016
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.

July 6, 2016
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.

July 6, 2016
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?

July 6, 2016
5 Ways to Control Mosquitoes in Water Features
5 Ways to Control Mosquitoes in Water Features

The downside to backyard water features is that some types can be a breeding ground for mosquitoes.

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.

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

July 13, 2016
Job Opportunity: SARE Outreach Is Hiring a Content Development Specialist

The content development specialist is involved in all aspects of content development and dissemination to a wide variety of audiences using many different communications formats and strategies. The position is based in College Park, Maryland. Apply by July 29, 2016.

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.