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Northeastern IPM Center hiring two positions

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. 132 more words


Inspecting for pests

You never know what you will find until you start looking.

Regularly inspecting the facility and grounds – whether it’s your school, place of business, or home – is a good policy. 244 more words


Late blight update

Previous 2014 late blight updates: August 8July 29July 25July 13, July 3.

Late blight has been confirmed… 139 more words


EPA Releases Best Practices Guidance and Hosts Webinars on Reducing Pesticide Use and Saving Money in Schools

To help school administrators and staff reduce pesticide use and costs, EPA has released “Model Pesticide Safety and IPM Guidance Policy.” EPA will also launch a series of webinars beginning on August 20, 2014. 169 more words


Alabama cotton experiencing insect problems

From Southeast Farm Press

By Ron Smith, Auburn University Extension Entomologist

The most significant insect event in the past week was the report of plant bug tolerance to all labeled or recommended insecticides in the Tennessee Valley of Northern Alabama. 398 more words


Soft Wax Scale on Blueberry

Today it was brought to my attention that one of the potted blueberry plants here at the station had scale on it.  A couple months ago, I blogged about another type of  196 more words


Increased Risk of Downy Mildew in Onions

Marion Paibomesai, Vegetable Crops Specialist, OMAFRA

Michael Celetti, Plant Pathology Lead – Horticulture, OMAFRA

Onion downy mildew has been found on onions in Waterloo and York Regions ( 399 more words