Black swallow-wort seeds (Cynanchum louiseae). Leslie J. Mehrhoff, University of Connecticut, Bugwood.org

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July 28, 2015 USDA NIFA Considering Commodity Boards to Inform Grants Program

Official commodity groups could have a process to propose ideas and priorities to USDA NIFA. NIFA will hold an informational webinar on August 6 at 2:30 p.m.



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.