The Southern Integrated Pest Management Center (SIPMC) fosters the development and adoption of Integrated
Pest Management (IPM), a science-based approach to managing pests in ways that generate economic, environmental and human health
We work in partnership with stakeholders from agricultural, urban and
rural settings to identify and address regional priorities for
research, education and outreach.
|Farmscaping and IPM: Benefits accrue but are difficult to measure
Friday, September 19, 2014
Because of their potential to increase the number of natural enemies, farmscapes can be beneficial to an IPM program, but it’s difficult to measure how much, according to a recent article in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management.
|Invasive species reduce native species populations, but sometimes not by themselves
Friday, September 5, 2014
There's lots of evidence that invasive species reduce native species, mostly by outcompeting them. However, new evidence suggests that sometimes invasive species may reduce natives indirectly, by attracting a predator to the area.
|Three stinging caterpillars to watch out for
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Most caterpillars in the southern region are harmless to people, but lately people have been bumping into a few that have painful results. Here are three to watch out for, thanks to a post from the Landscape Alert at the University of Georgia
|Should NC soybean growers spray for stink bugs?
Friday, September 19, 2014
North Carolina soybeans are seeing typical end of season insect patterns. But should growers spray?
|Extract from nematodes stops pecan scab
Thursday, September 18, 2014
USDA Agricultural Research Service scientists have discovered an acid, extracted from the gut of nematodes, that will suppress pecan scab.
|Browning of cedar trees in Central Texas likely due to budworm
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
If you live in South Central Texas and have noticed cedar trees turning brown, it is likely due to a new infestation of juniper budworms, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist.
|Farm to Community Coordinator Needed
Thursday, August 28, 2014
NCAT is seeking a coordinator for our farm to community work in San Antonio, Texas.
|StopPests needs new Project Coordinator
Friday, August 22, 2014
Want to work for Cornell University, improve the pest management practices in affordable housing, and promote IPM? The Northeastern IPM Center at Cornell University is hiring a Project Coordinator for the StopPests in Housing Program (www.stoppests.org).
|Northeastern IPM Center hiring two positions
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The Northeastern IPM Center, located in Ithaca, NY, is hiring an Extension Educator and an Evaluation Specialist.
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