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August 17, 2016
Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship Grants

USDA NIFA. Supports training students for Master’s and doctoral degrees in food, agricultural, and natural resource sciences; and Special International Study or Thesis/Dissertation Research Travel Allowances for eligible USDA NNF beneficiaries. Total funding: $3.1 million. Deadline: Oct 11, 2016.

August 17, 2016
Northeastern IPM Center RFA 2017 Webinar

Join us for a webinar to learn about writing an evaluation plan for your proposal and to answer your questions about the Northeastern IPM Center RFA. Date: September 12, 2016. Time: 1:00 pm.

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
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
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
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 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 26, 2016
Job Opportunities: The NYS IPM Program Is Hiring Four Positions

The New York State Integrated Pest Management program at Cornell University is hiring four specialists to promote the adoption of IPM in New York State. Positions include a Biocontrol Specialist, Alternative Weed Management Specialist, Coordinator for the Network for Environment and Weather Applications, and Coordinator for Livestock and Field Crops IPM. Apply by August 31, 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.