Help us improve our grant program

The Southern IPM Center has provided competitive grant funding through the IPM Enhancement Grants Program (IPMEP) since 2004. For almost all of this time funding limits (per proposal) have been relatively low. As we contemplate the next Request for Applications, we would appreciate your feedback on key aspects of this program.

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Take care to protect bees this fall

From University of Kentucky AgNews

by Aimee Nielson

National attention has focused on the decline of honeybees, but native bumblebee populations are also struggling. Diseases, pesticides, and habitat loss or fragmentation are all plaguing bee populations. UKAg entomologists say native bees need to pick up the slack left by honeybees, but they need some help from farmers and homeowners.

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