Tick and Mosquito Conference, August 7, White Plains, NY

The New York State IPM Program, in collaboration with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Westchester County and Westchester County Parks, is hosting the 4th Annual IPM Conference. This year’s conference will explore the role of IPM in vector management, including insights from academics and practitioners. “Break the Cycle: Integrated Management of Ticks and Mosquitoes,” will take place on Tuesday, August 7th at the Westchester County Center in White Plains, NY. Continue reading

Mosquito control workshop set for April 7 in Tyler, TX

by Adam Russell, Texas A&M AgriLife

A vector management workshop for city and municipal personnel will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 7 at the R.B. Hubbard Center, 304 E. Ferguson St. in Tyler.

There is no charge to register, and lunch is provided. Continue reading

AgriLife Extension sets Vector Management Workshops across Texas

By Steve Byrnes, Texas A&M AgriLife

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct 10 Vector Management Workshops across the state from March 8 to June 3, coordinators said.

“The workshops are specifically designed to train personnel in cities and municipalities who are in the field of mosquito abatement,” said Dr. Sonja Swiger, AgriLife Extension entomologist at Stephenville. “All the workshops will have the same 8:30 a.m. -3 p.m. times and curriculum. That curriculum is tailored to educate personnel on mosquito identification, biology ecology, tactics, trap usage, surveillance and control.” Continue reading