Nine project leaders will advance IPM in nursery crops, tomato and other settings

This year, researchers will find more sustainable ways to grow southern pea, experiment with interseeding cover crops with cash crops to control glyphosate-resistant weeds, and explore ways to support nursery production and other agricultural production. Nine research and extension specialists will lead projects over the next year with funding from IPM Enhancement grants. Continue reading

IPM Enhancement Grant deadline approaching

If you’re thinking about applying for an IPM Enhancement Grant, you have almost one month before proposals are due! Continue reading

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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2014 IPM Enhancement Grant RFA has been released

The Southern IPM Center announces the release of the 2014 RFA for the IPM Enhancement Grants program. Proposals are due Friday, December 13, 2013, at 6 PM Eastern time.

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SIPMC funds 15 IPM Enhancement Grants

This year, SIPMC is funding unique projects that are addressing some of the region’s highest priorities. The following are the 15 proposals that have been funded through the IPM Enhancement Grant:

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IPM Enhancement Grant RFA has been released

The Southern IPM Center announces the release of the 2013 RFA for the IPM Enhancement Grants program. Proposals are due Monday, April 1, at 6 PM Eastern time.

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SIPMC conducting survey on extension needs

If you work in the field, and you teach or use IPM, we need your help. We are trying to address important needs for extension in the southern region through a new survey. You can access the survey at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/93MLD5Q.

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New Extension priorities survey to be sent early November

The Southern IPM Center is about to undertake a regional survey to define priorities for extension IPM projects in the region. The Center can support relatively few projects each year, so for the first time we are trying this approach to help ensure that our limited resources are applied to the most important projects.

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