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July 28, 2015 2015 Biopesticide Industry Alliance (BPIA) Registration Workshop

This event will address key regulatory challenges and encourage best practice for the registration of biopesticides. The workshop will be held September 15–16 in Arlington, VA.



July 15, 2015 Save the Date: Join the Northeastern IPM Center at an Open House

The Northeastern IPM Center will host an open house on September 2, 2015 from 1–3 pm under the tent at Rice Hall and in our new offices at 340 Tower Road, Cornell.



July 13, 2015 Using 2014 Farm Bill Programs for Pollinator Conservation

These guidelines from the Xerces Society and NRCS provide a concise summary of how Farm Bill conservation programs can be used to restore or enhance habitat for pollinators.



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.



February 23, 2015 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: $116 million. Deadline: Sep 30, 2015.



Job Opportunities

August 27, 2015 Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor of Nematology at UFL [II]

The University of Florida is hiring an Assistant Professor in Nematology to develop a program focused on the management of plant parasitic nematodes of economic importance to the commercial horticultural and ornamental industries in Florida. Apply by Nov 13, 2015.



August 27, 2015 Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor in Nematology at UFL [I]

The University of Florida is hiring an Assistant Professor in Nematology to develop a program focused on novel approaches to nematode management that are compatible with crop production systems in north central and northwest Florida. Apply by Oct 30, 2015.



August 27, 2015 Job Opportunity: Biological Science Specialist at USDA-NIFA

As a National Program Leader, the incumbent is responsible for identifying mission relevant problems, opportunities, and issues requiring Federal attention and support; conceiving, formulating, and executing programs and activities; developing and applying science-based knowledge; and evaluating and assessing the quality, outcomes, and impacts of the programs. Apply by Sep 17, 2015.



August 13, 2015 Job Opportunity: Insect Toxicologist at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The Department of Entomology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources is seeking applicants for the tenure line position at the assistant, associate, or full professor rank with expertise and interest in insect toxicology. Apply before Sep 15, 2015.



July 28, 2015 Job Opportunity: Eminent Scholar in Entomology and Nematology at UFL

University of Florida is seeking an expert in biological control, host-plant resistance, invertebrate pathology, toxicology, or host-symbiont interactions to improve control of arthropod pests of citrus.



June 4, 2015 Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor in Managed Pollinator Biology, Health, and Ecology

The Penn State Department of Entomology is seeking an Assisant Professer to conduct innovative research and extension on managed pollinators, advise graduate students, and secure extramural funding to support research and outreach programs. Apply by Aug 31, 2015.