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Mid-Fall is a great time for IPM in the Landscape

The rainy, cool conditions that characterized the 2014 growing season have left their mark on several trees and shrubs. There is an unprecedented amount of foliar diseases in the landscape, some of which we don’t commonly see from year to year.  310 more words

Jen Llewellyn

Know your FRAC codes

Don’t know what a FRAC code is? It’s important when dealing with fungicide resistance. In this blog post at UT Crops, authors Alice Cochran (Graduate Research Asst.) and Heather Kelly (Extension Plant Pathologist) discuss what FRAC codes are and why it’s important when you’re rotating fungicides. 707 more words


EPA registers 2, 4-D herbicide with restrictions

The EPA is registering the herbicide, Enlist Duo with first-time ever restrictions to manage the problem of resistant weeds. The pesticide is for use in controlling weeds in corn and soybeans genetically-engineered (GE) to tolerate 2,4-D and glyphosate.  476 more words


Managing beavers

In Delta Farm Press, Professor Emeritus James E. Miller from Mississippi State University discusses ways to manage beavers using integrated pest management.

The American beaver, the largest native rodent in North America, is an ecosystem engineer, building dams and creating ponds that contribute to plant and animal biodiversity. 19 more words


Spartan Done!

Well, it’s been a while. The last few weeks/months have just seemed to fly by, with the kids starting school, work getting busy, and just life in general. 648 more words

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. 113 more words


Love bats -- but leave them alone!

I just heard from an environmental health professional about an incident where some young people (who should have known better) were handling a live bat. … 188 more words