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EPA Launches Bed Bug Information Clearinghouse

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is launching an online Bed Bug Information Clearinghouse. It contains peer-reviewed bed bug outreach materials from a variety of different sources such as governments, universities and extension services. Stemming from a top recommendation from EPA’s Second Annual National Bed Bug Summit, the Bed Bug Information Clearinghouse is a collaborative effort between EPA and partners in the Federal Bed Bug Workgroup.

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National IPM Webinar Series for Green Industry

The National IPM Webinar series is coordinated by Kelly Ivors (http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/plantpath/people/faculty/ivors/) and Steve Frank (http://ecoipm.com/people/steve-frank/) in the Departments of Plant Pathology and Entomology at North Carolina State University. The webinar series is designed to provide timely information to the green industry through monthly seminars on the production and maintenance of ornamental plants. We invite extension specialists from around the county to speak on topics (http://ecoipm.com/ipm-webinar/ipm-webinar-archive/) important to the nursery greenhouse, and landscape industry with particular emphasis on issues relevant to the Southeast. This provides an opportunity for green industry professionals to learn in-depth information from the specialists conducting research on a particular pest or horticultural issue.

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