The October 2022 issue of IPM Insights.
The Northeastern IPM Center is seeking nominations for the 2022 Outstanding Achievements in IPM Award. The award will honor one professional and one student, each of whom will receive $500. Submit nominations by December 2.
The Northeastern IPM Center has launched a new initiative to highlight and foster diversity in IPM. Initial efforts include a fall 2022 webinar series featuring presenters from historically marginalized groups. We have invited these presenters to discuss topics related to their research or to share their perspectives on overcoming barriers and succeeding in their chosen profession.
The Northeastern IPM Center is pleased to announce that our main operating grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture has been renewed. This award is the result of an open and competitive grant process that occurs every four years.
The Northeastern IPM Center has announced funding opportunities through the IPM Partnership Grants Program and the Pest Management Strategic Plans (PMSPs) and Production/Management Profiles (PMPs) Grants Program. Applications for both are due by November 15, 2022.
The Northeastern IPM Center led the country in supporting a collaborative effort to address the spotted lanternfly threat, hosting a series of webinars and funding a working group that laid the groundwork for a substantial Specialty Crop Research Initiative project. As part of that project, the Center hosts the StopSLF.org website, a central repository of news and resources, including a distribution map frequently updated by the New York State IPM Program.
The October 2022 issue of IPM Insights is now available as a downloadable PDF.