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

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The National Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Coordinating Committee (NIPMCC) has released a series of whitepapers explaining how pests threaten the security of the U.S. food supply, how an IPM approach offers the most effective means of managing pests, and why ongoing investment in IPM research and extension is critical to keeping pace with the ever-evolving nature of these threats.

About the NIPMCC

The National Integrated Pest Management Coordinating Committee (NIPMCC) is a committee of the Experiment Station Committee on Organization and Policy (ESCOP) and the Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP) within the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) governing structure.

It assists in development of reports and strategic plans on pest management issues and pursues activities that facilitate coordination and collaboration nationally among and between IPM research and extension at the land-grant universities, and between the land-grants and federal agencies involved in IPM.

Learn more at http://escop.info/committee/nipmcc/.