Job opportunity: Western IPM Center Director

The Western Integrated Pest Management Center is seeking a new Director. The Western Integrated Pest Management Center (WIPMC) Director within the UC Statewide IPM Program will provide overall leadership of WIPMC, with responsibility for its successful management and operations, including supervision of all WIPMC staff, and will collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders to identify regional IPM objectives and formulate strategies to address important IPM issues. Please click here for the full job description and to apply.

This position is headquartered in Davis, California (Yolo County) Continue reading

Remembering Former Western IPM Center Director Rick Melnicoe

From IPM West

by Steve Elliott, Western IPM Center

Rick Melnicoe was a fixture in Western agriculture for decades.

As the regional coordinator of the specialty crop pesticide program known as IR-4, or the director of the Western Pesticide Impact Assessment Program, or the founding director of the Western Integrated Pest Management Center, Rick met with, worked with, ran with and influenced a lot of people. Continue reading

New document includes criteria for choosing a pesticide for an IPM program

A collaboration between the Western Integrated Pest Management Center and the Western Region IR-4 has resulted in a new publication to help growers choose an appropriate pesticide to fit into their IPM program. The publication, the “IPM Criteria Guidance Document” is the topic of a new article in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management.

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IPM Symposium Evaluation Workshop March 22

Please join us at the International IPM Symposium for a Workshop Titled: Path to Success: Evaluating IPM Programs from Planning to Data to Impact Statements.

Thursday, March 22, 2019 at the International IPM Symposium

12:00-5:00 PM

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Western IPM Center seeks applicants for director position

The University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources department has begun recruitment for the following position:

Director, Western Integrated Pest Management Center (Academic Coordinator III)

Location:  UC ANR Building, Second Street, Davis, California.

Please help us spread the word by sharing news about this vacancy with anyone you think might be interested in applying for the position.

The deadline to apply is January 06, 2016. Continue reading

Excellent New Onion Production Bulletin Available

From IPM West

Kudos to the Onion ipmPIPE Project and Colorado State University for the publication of Onion Health Management and Production, a 104 page, full-color bulletin written by a national team of 20 onion experts.

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