Integrated Pest Management Insights

December 20, 2021
December 2021 Download

The December 2021 issue of IPM Insights is now available as a downloadable PDF.

September 29, 2021
Center Announces Funding for IPM Projects, Strategic Plans, Production/Management Profiles
Center Announces Funding for IPM Projects, Strategic Plans, Production/Management Profiles

The Northeastern IPM Center has announced two funding opportunities through its grants programs. Applications are due by November 11.

September 29, 2021
What You Can Do to Befriend Monarch Butterflies and Other Pollinators
What You Can Do to Befriend Monarch Butterflies and Other Pollinators

The monarch butterfly—an important pollinator—has suffered population decline. Fortunately, there are simple things companies and organizations, governments, and even private citizens can do to help the butterflies during their long seasonal migrations.

September 29, 2021
Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry Facilitates IPM Statewide
Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry Facilitates IPM Statewide

The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry’s IPM program provides leadership and expertise to support and promote IPM policies and practices—both on the farm and across Maine’s communities.

September 29, 2021
Passing of Larry Gut, BMSB Project Co-director
Passing of Larry Gut, BMSB Project Co-director

The Northeastern IPM Center joins the rest of the brown marmorated stink bug SCRI project team in acknowledging the passing of Larry Gut on September 6, 2021.

September 29, 2021
Penn State Extension Releases Spotted Lanternfly Management Guide
Penn State Extension Releases Spotted Lanternfly Management Guide

Penn State Extension recently published a comprehensive spotted lanternfly management guide, which covers a broad array of topics related to the invasive pest.

September 29, 2021
Land Acknowledgment for Cornell University Campus
Land Acknowledgment for Cornell University Campus

The Northeastern IPM Center joins its host institution, Cornell University, in acknowledging the campus’s use of traditional Indigenous homelands and the painful history of Indigenous dispossession.

September 29, 2021
September 2021 Download

The September 2021 issue of IPM Insights is now available as a downloadable PDF.

June 17, 2021
Northeastern IPM Center Names Maggie Lewis, Kathy Murray Recipients of 2020 Award
Northeastern IPM Center Names Maggie Lewis, Kathy Murray Recipients of 2020 Award

Kathy Murray, IPM program coordinator for the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry (DACF); and Maggie Lewis, PhD candidate in the University of Maryland, College Park, Department of Entomology, have been named recipients of the Northeastern IPM Center’s Outstanding Achievements in IPM Award for 2020.

June 17, 2021
Northeastern IPM Center Announces Recipients of 2021 Partnership Grants
Northeastern IPM Center Announces Recipients of 2021 Partnership Grants

The Northeastern IPM Center has announced the recipients of its IPM Partnership Grants for 2021.

June 15, 2021
NIPMCC Releases Whitepapers Backing IPM Support, Investment
NIPMCC Releases Whitepapers Backing IPM Support, Investment

New issue papers discuss role of IPM in combating resistance and invasive species, safeguarding food supply, and minimizing economic losses.

June 14, 2021
Call for Submissions and Photos (June 2021)
Call for Submissions and Photos

Do you have IPM-related news or an IPM story to tell? Do you have high-quality photos of pests, pest damage, pest-management methods, or people demonstrating IPM practices?

June 14, 2021
June 2021 Download

The June 2021 issue of IPM Insights is now available as a downloadable PDF.

June 10, 2021
Center Virtual Conference Presents Overview of Current IPM Projects
Center Virtual Conference Presents Overview of Current IPM Projects

On March 31, 2021, the Northeastern IPM Center hosted the latest installment of the Northeast IPM Research Update Conference.

June 10, 2021
Tracy Leskey Named Scientist of the Year for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Research
Tracy Leskey Named Scientist of the Year for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Research

The USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) has named Tracy Leskey among its Scientist of the Year honorees.

June 10, 2021
Spotted Lanternfly Updates
Spotted Lanternfly Updates

Although efforts to develop management techniques to control the invasive spotted lanternfly (SLF) are well underway, as expected, the pest’s presence and influence have continued to spread.

December 21, 2020
Center-Funded Project Promotes IPM among New England Beekeepers
Center-Funded Project Promotes IPM among New England Beekeepers

A Northeastern IPM Center-funded project has given New England beekeepers better tools and resources for combating a parasite causing significant bee losses.

December 21, 2020
Cornell Offers Master Beekeeping Certificate
Cornell Offers Master Beekeeping Certificate

Cornell University is offering a Master Beekeeper Program certificate through eCornell, the university’s online-learning subsidiary.

December 21, 2020
Our Indispensable Pollinating Bees
Our Indispensable Pollinating Bees

There are 20,000 bee species in the world—4,000 of them in the United States and an estimated 420 in New York. Amongst all the bees out there, who is really doing the pollinating?

December 21, 2020
Asian Giant Hornet Threat, in Context
Asian Giant Hornet Threat, in Context

This invasive hornet’s threat to humans may be overhyped, but the danger to pollinators is very real.