American chestnut is back, say Western NC scientists

From the Asheville Citizen-Times

Today, they are practically extinct, these giant living things that once called the mountains of Western North Carolina home. But, thanks to a grand experiment that sounds almost like something out of a real-life version of “Jurassic Park,” a mighty species once thought to have vanished from the world is making a comeback.

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IPM Resources for Bed bugs

Having policies and protocols in place to prevent and eliminate bed bugs in educational facilities is key to protecting students and should be an integral part of your IPM (integrated pest management) program.

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Researchers fire two shots at soybean cyst nematode

From Southeast Farm Press

When it comes to soybean cyst nematode (SCN), which costs U.S. soybean farmers $1 billion annually in crop losses, farmers can never have enough potential solutions.

Twice recently, research funded by the United Soybean Board (USB) and soy checkoff has yielded potential breakthroughs in fighting off this devastating disease.

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Scare away pests this Halloween

These tips for keeping pests away this fall have been adapted from tips for school IPM from Zach Bruns at the IPM Institute.