Deadline is approaching for IPM Achievement Award nominations–June 30

Don’t miss your chance to make a nomination for the IPM Achievement Awards!  Deadline is June 30, 2017.  These awards recognize practitioners, groups, and students who have made outstanding achievements in IPM adoption, implementation, and program maintenance.

There are four award categories:

  • Lifetime Achievement
  • IPM Practitioner
  • IPM Team/Group
  • Graduate Student (New this year!)

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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

The IPM Symposium is coming – get ready

The 8th International IPM Symposium to be held March 23-26,2015 in Salt Lake City, UT is approaching.  Thank you to those of you who have already registered for the meeting.

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Online Submission of Poster Abstracts Is Now Open for IPM Symposium

Use this opportunity to share your IPM work. Plan to submit a poster for the 8th International IPM Symposium that will be held March 23-26, 2015, in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. The symposium will be held at the Salt Palace Convention Center; the headquarters hotel is the Radisson Hotel Salt Lake City Downtown.

Poster abstracts should be submitted online at http://ipmcenters.org/ipmsymposium15/ by Monday, January 5, 2015 for full consideration. The abstract must contain an accurate summary of the work and be clear, concise and unambiguous. Instructions for abstract submissions can be found on the web site – click on the Posters link.

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IPM Symposium is seeking nominations for IPM Achievement Awards

The organizers of the 8th International IPM Symposium – http://ipmcenters.org/ipmsymposium15 – are seeking nominations for the “IPM Achievement Awards,” including individuals, organizations, or companies worthy of recognition for implementation of integrated pest management (IPM)-innovative approaches to reduced-risk pest management-in agricultural, urban and natural areas. Candidates for the IPM Achievement Award can be individuals, businesses, or organizations deserving special recognition for their work in implementing integrated pest management practices that reduce risk from pests and the use of pest management practices. The goal of this award is to recognize efforts that have carried through to the implementation of IPM practices aimed at reducing risks and costs while minimizing negative impacts on people and the environment.

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Plenary Speakers Announced for 2015 IPM Symposium

The symposium planning committee is pleased to announce the line-up of plenary speakers for the 8th International IPM Symposium – http://ipmcenters.org/ipmsymposium15 – to be held March 23-26, 2015 in Salt Lake City, Utah USA:

-Jim Jones, Assistant Administrator, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP), U.S Environmental Protection Agency Continue reading

Awards presented at the IPM Symposium

The Regional IPM Centers were one of several recipients to win an award. Here is some background on the award winners:

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