9th IPM Symposium – Awards Informative Webinar this week May 4

An informative webinar session will be held Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 2:00 PM EDT, 1:00 PM CDT, 12:00 PM MDT, and 11:00 AM PDT. This session will help describe and explain the International IPM Achievement Awards program and how to complete an award-winning application. 

To join us live, use this link to register now, https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4332726006873300737  – you will receive reminders about the date. 

If you can’t make the this event, don’t worry; we will place the recording on the 9th International IPM Symposium Awards page https://ipmsymposium.org/2018/awards.html by May 8th.  

To apply or learn about the specific criteria for each award, visit our webpage at https://ipmsymposium.org/2018/awards.html

Submit nominations for IPM Symposium Awards – deadline June 5

The IPM Achievement Awards recognize practitioners who have made outstanding achievements in IPM adoption, implementation, and program maintenance. In 2002, the USDA, along with its stakeholders, developed a national roadmap for IPM, which was revised in 2013. This roadmap has provided direction for practitioners who specialize in IPM for research, implementation of new technology, and measurement of success in management of all types of pests, including but not limited to agricultural, structural, veterinary, ornamental, forest and public health pests. The success of an IPM program depends on how well it follows the USDA NIFA IPM Roadmap, engenders stakeholder support, and increases IPM adoption and implementation. IPM practitioners who have achieved excellence fully support the IPM roadmap and garner stakeholders to help with program implementation and team building. Continue reading