The following story appeared in the January 2012 issue of the North Central Region Intergrated Pest Managment Center's newsletter, The Connection.
Source: The Connection
In Rochester, IL, Stu Jacobson, a retired researcher for the University of Illinois at Springfield, has been working for years to increase interest and understanding among beekeepers in Illinois, eastern Missouri, and southern Wisconsin.
While Jacobson’s interest in bees started decades ago in Cape Cod, Massachusetts where he lived and kept bees from 1970 to 1991, he eventually started...Read More
Today USDA-NIFA released the North Central Regional Integrated Pest Management Program Competitive Grants Program Request for Applications (RFA). The application deadline is February 29, 2012.
Approximately $750,000 is available for research only, extension only, or research and extension projects.
The Regional Integrated Pest Management Grants Program (RIPM) supports the continuum of research and extension efforts needed to increase the implementation of IPM methods. The RIPM program supports projects that develop individual pest control tactics, integrate individual tactics into an IPM system,...Read More