January 2015

Thousands Line Up for Bed Bug Webinar

Over 3,000 people registered for a recent webinar on bed bug prevention and management hosted by the StopPests in Housing Program of the Northeastern IPM Center.

A Sustainable Way to Protect Vegetables - Cover Crops

Growers who use cover crops not only can improve soil health, but also protect vegetables from soilborne pathogens.

IPM Resources January 2015

Resources from the January 2015 issue of IPM Insights

New Director Assesses Priorities for Region

Steve Young, the new director of the Northeastern IPM Center, will emphasize communication and education as he assesses priorities for the region.

Growers, Scientists Tackle Spotted Wing Drosophila

Growers in the Northeast could lose tens of thousands of dollars per farm each year as they try to manage SWD.

January 2015 Download

The January 2015 issue of IPM Insights is now available as a downloadable e-book.

Published Grants Expert Jana Hexter Named Grants and Partnerships Coordinator

The Northeastern IPM Center has a new grants and partnerships coordinator. Jana Hexter joins the staff and fills a key position at the Center.

Celebrate National Vinegar Day by Using Vinegar...to Trap This Invasive Fly

If you have any raspberry-infused vinegar on your shelf, you might already know about the invasive spotted wing drosophila and how raspberry growers are worried about it.

How to Trap Spotted Wing Drosophila

Catch spotted wing drosophila by placing homemade kombucha in a trap made from a two-liter bottle.