In 2006, managed honey bee colonies began to disappear in large numbers without known reason. IPM experts are looking for ways to keep colonies healthy.
Teaching IPM concepts to school children has emerged as a strategy that prepares all citizens to make decisions that safeguard the environment and human health.
The Northeast Vegetable IPM Working Group has offered an Educator Exchange Program that helps agricultural professionals attend meetings about IPM practices in vegetables and strawberries, and then share what they’ve learned.
In 2008, the Northeastern IPM Center awarded nearly $475,000 to support the following research and outreach projects in northeastern states.