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The October 2019 issue of IPM Insights.
The USDA has awarded a $7.3 million Specialty Crop Research Initiative grant to support an interdisciplinary, multi-institutional team of researchers as they conduct research and develop strategies to combat the spotted lanternfly.
In response to spotted lanternfly, affected northeastern states have issued quarantines and taken other precautions.
USDA-NIFA funds four regional IPM centers that collectively serve the entire United States.
USDA-NIFA supports agricultural biosecurity by providing funding and national program leadership to projects that secure and protect the integrity, reliability, sustainability, and profitability of the American food and agricultural system against catastrophic hazards.
Pennsylvania grapevines are being hit hard by the spotted lanternfly.
We’d like to remind readers about a collection of SLF webinars the Northeastern IPM Center hosted earlier this year through our IPM Toolbox series, all now recorded and viewable online.
The Northeastern IPM Center thanks departing members and welcomes new arrivals.
The Northeastern IPM Center has announced a request for applications (RFA) for project funding for the coming year through our IPM Partnership Grants Program. Submissions will be accepted through November 15.
The Northeastern IPM Center administers the StopPests in Housing Program, which is aimed at promoting sustainable and cost-effective pest control in affordable housing but broadly applicable to anybody contending with pest concerns in the built environment.
The October 2019 issue of IPM Insights is now available as a downloadable PDF.
One of the most recent invasive arrivals to make its presence known in the Northeast is the spotted lanternfly, a colorful insect in the planthopper family that congregates in large numbers to feed on the sap of trees.
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