Posted on March 15, 2017 by rhallberg
To help solve critical pest issues in U.S. agriculture and communities, the Regional Integrated Pest Management Centers recently awarded $1.2 million in grants to researchers and extension specialists around the country.
The grants will support planning, developing and promoting safe and sustainable pest management, a science known as integrated pest management, which is used in agriculture, forests and other natural areas, communities and schools. Continue reading
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Posted on October 23, 2014 by rhallberg
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced more than $16 million in grants to support research and extension activities addressing critical integrated pest management (IPM) needs. The new resources will protect crops and livestock, ensure greater food security and effectively respond to other major societal challenges.
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Posted on August 20, 2014 by rhallberg
Two positions are open:
Extension Educator (Extension Support Specialist II – Northeastern IPM Center; Ithaca, New York)
The extension educator will contribute to the goals of Cooperative Extension to strengthen communities and address housing conditions that threaten human health; support the growth of interest in IPM for low-income housing; partner with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Regional IPM Centers and State IPM programs.
Program/Evaluations Specialist (Extension Support Specialist II – Northeastern IPM Center; Ithaca, New York)
The Program/Evaluation Specialist will enhance connections with existing stakeholders and build rapport with underserved audiences. Contribute to the strategic planning for the NEIPM Center. Serve as a liaison to IPM working groups, assess the status of and need for IPM courses and certification programs.
The Northeastern Integrated Pest Management Center (NortheastIPM.org) supports Integrated Pest Management (IPM) projects in agricultural and community settings that promote environmental, human health, and economic benefits. Based in Ithaca, New York, the Center encourages multistate, cross-disciplinary connections that build partnerships and strengthen public and private IPM programs in a 12-state region. Seven staff members work as a team on IPM training, outreach, networking, proposal writing and documenting impacts.
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Posted on April 2, 2012 by rhallberg
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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