The fourth infographic in our set of four explores the common priorities of IPM and organic farming.
The third infographic in our set of four explores the limitations, commonalities, and differences of IPM and organic farming.
The July 2016 issue of IPM Insights on IPM and Organic is now available as a downloadable PDF.
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.
We hear increasingly about resistance by insects, weeds, and diseases to human-made attempts to control them.
David Mortensen has studied the dramatic rise in the number and extent of weed species resistant to glyphosate, a widely-used herbicide.
Since 1972, streptomycin resistance of Erwinia amylovora in apples has spread, making control of fire blight even more difficult.
The Colorado potato beetle attacks one of Maine’s most reliable and stable crops, and its resistance to insecticides is now prevalent.
The Bugwood Network archives and catalogs high-quality images of pests by taxonomic category.
Resources from the April 2016 issue of IPM Insights.
In 2016, the Northeastern IPM Center awarded more than $250,000 for research and outreach through its competitive IPM Partnership Grants program.
The April 2016 issue of IPM Insights on Pest Resistance is now available as a downloadable PDF.
People allergic to ragweed suffer weeks of coughing, sneezing, and plain misery.
Growers call it “hopperburn,” and scientists warn it’s a sign of things to come.
Resources from the January 2016 issue of IPM Insights.
The January 2016 issue of IPM Insights on Climate and Pests is now available as a downloadable e-book.
I recently talked to a scientist and a corporate official about climate change, and it reminded me of the story about the blind people describing an elephant.
With recent changes in climate, weeds, insects, and diseases could become more significant.
David Hollinger, the director of the Northeast Climate Hub, recently visited Cornell University and highlighted opportunities for collaborative research.
Asian tiger mosquito, a striped beast that preys on humans during the day, has become the most important nuisance pest in many northeastern urban and suburban areas.