Kids Learn about Bugs with PA IPM
July 25, 2014
What’s the difference between a good bug and a bad bug? Kids and parents participating in the Migrant Education Summer Camp at Southwark Elementary, South Philadelphia recently found out from Michelle Niedermeier, community IPM coordinator for PA IPM.
Watch Out for West Nile Virus this Summer
July 22, 2014
Ordinarily, mosquitoes are little more than a mild irritant during hot summer months. But because they can transmit West Nile Virus (WNV) to humans and pets, people should learn more about the virus, take steps to avoid being bitten, and eliminate mosquito-breeding areas.
PA IPM Awarded Grants to Educate Latinos about IPM
June 11, 2014
In 2014, the Northeastern IPM Center awarded $300,000 for research and outreach through IPM Partnership Grants, a competitive program supported by funds from USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The projects include efforts to stop invasive insects, increase IPM knowledge among Latinos in urban and agricultural settings, and alleviate food deserts.