Northeastern IPM Center Initiates Director Search

Steve Young will be stepping down as director of the Northeastern IPM Center on December 31, 2017, in order to take a faculty position at Utah State University. Steve has led the Center since 2014, guiding new initiatives and defining its five Signature Programs.

“It has been a tremendous opportunity for me to work with so many outstanding individuals and organizations both within and outside of the IPM community”, Steve wrote in a message to Advisory Council members. “The need for IPM has never been more important and the NEIPMC has continued to fund/support the diversity of projects that result in the adoption and development of sustainable pest management throughout the region.” Continue reading

Northeastern IPM Center Director position open

The  College  of  Agriculture  and  Life  Sciences  (CALS)  is  a  pioneer  of  purpose­driven  science  and   Cornell  University’s  second  largest  college.  We  work  across  disciplines  to  tackle  the  challenges   of  our  time  through  world­renowned  research,  education  and  outreach.  The  questions  we  probe   and  the  answers  we  seek  focus  on  three  overlapping  concerns:  natural  and  human  systems;;   food,  energy  and  environmental  resources;;  and  social,  physical  and  economic  well-­being.

The  Northeastern  IPM  Center  fosters  the  development  and  adoption  of  integrated  pest   management,  a  science-­based  approach  to  dealing  with  pests  -­  one  that  provides  economic,   environmental,  and  human  health  benefits.  We  engage  with  stakeholders  in  agricultural,  urban,   and  rural  settings  who  work  with  us  to  identify  and  address  regional  priorities,  whether  for   research,  education,  or  outreach.   Continue reading

Join the Northeastern IPM Center for its Third Annual IPM Online Conference on October 23, 2017

The third annual IPM Online Conference hosted by the Northeastern IPM Center (NEIPMC) will feature updates from active projects funded by the NEIPMC’s Partnership Grants Program. In addition, the online conference will have updates from IPM-related projects funded through the Northeastern Sustainable Agriculture and Education (NE SARE) Program and USDA-NIFA’s Applied Research and Development Program (ARDP) and Extension Implementation Program (EIP).

The rapid style conference will feature 5 minute presentations in which the speakers will discuss, show, or possibly sing! about 1 or 2 highlights from their projects. The purpose of the conference is to increase collaboration and awareness about current IPM-related research and extension in the Northeast in a fun way. Continue reading

Northeastern IPM Center presents “The IPM Toolbox” Spring Webinar Series

Got an IPM question? Need to know the latest IPM information? The Northeastern IPM Center has got the answers with their spring webinar series, “The IPM Toolbox.” They’ve asked the experts to join us online for an hour of dialogue about an effective IPM practice, method, or effort.

We have three webinars scheduled this month… Continue reading

Northeastern IPM Center announces new online videos

The Northeastern IPM Center announces new videos available on its website and YouTube channel. Continue reading

Join us for the Center’s Second Annual IPM On-Line Conference

The second annual IPM Online Conference hosted by the Northeastern IPM Center (NEIPMC) will feature updates from active projects funded by the Center’s Partnership Grants Program. In addition, the online conference will have updates from IPM-related projects funded through the Northeastern Sustainable Agriculture and Education (NE SARE) Program and USDA-NIFA’s Applied Research and Development Program (ARDP) and Extension Implementation Program (EIP).

The rapid style conference will feature 5 minute presentations in which the speakers will discuss, show, or possibly sing! about 1 or 2 highlights from their projects. The purpose of the conference is to increase collaboration and awareness about current IPM-related research and extension in the Northeast in a fun way. Continue reading

What are your opinions of IPM? Northeastern IPM Center wants to know

Visit the Northeastern IPM Center’s exhibit at the National Healthy Homes conference on June 13 – 16, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas. Staff from the Center will be conducting a one-question survey to assess barriers for understanding and/or implementing IPM. Participation will be easy—no long answers; anyone who participates will be able to select a choice from a list.

Survey instructions

Survey instructions

Evaluation staff will use the choices to evaluate the knowledge, awareness, practices used, perceptions and adverse reactions among diverse populations.

If you do stop by to help the Center collect data, feel free to ask any IPM-related question you have. You can find more information at: http://www.northeastipm.org/ipm-planning/evaluating-impacts/