Integrated Pest Management

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Integrated Pest Management
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

US scientists use coconut dust for germinating stronger seeds

A team of scientists led by an Indian-American at a prestigious American university has introduced a technique of using coconut dust for germinating seeds that improves soil quality for plants to take stronger roots. Scientists at the Virginia Tech have ... [Published AsiaNetIndia.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

NFU calls for bee consultation responses

The NFU has called for interested parties to comment on Defra’s consultation on its National Pollinator Strategy for bees and other pollinators in England before it closes on Friday 2 May.The NFU says that with 70 per cent of the UK landscape being farmland, ... [Published Horticulture Week - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Pest Management plan launch welcomed

The CLA has welcomed the launch of an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) plan which aims to deliver sustainable pest and weed control.The organisation, a founding member of The Voluntary Initiative (VI) which launched the plan, said it provides UK farmers ... [Published Farming UK - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

VI launches new Integrated Pest Management Plan

THE Voluntary Initiative (VI) has launched a new way for farmers to show that they are adopting the so-called Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach to weed, pest and disease control.The IPM approach is a requirement for member states under the Sustainable ... [Published Farmers Guardian - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

$790K will fight farm pests statewide

Federal funds will help fight invasive species on agricultural lands. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that $790,000 will go toward fighting pests statewide. The money in the 2014 Farm Bill will go to the state’s Department of Agriculture and Markets, ... [Published Victor Post - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

VI launches new Integrated Pest Management Plan

A new way for farmers to show that they are adopting an integrated approach to weed, pest and disease control has been launched by The Voluntary Initiative (VI), the industry scheme set up in 2001 to manage pesticide use and avoid tighter legislation ... [Published Farming Online - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Transcript Ask Fairfax! Chat: Fall Cankerworms

Anonymous User : Was there any IPM strategies followed before deciding to use a control? In other words, were there thresholds that were reached to make an application necessary? Joan Allen : Great question! We use many Integrated ... [Published EnviroLib - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

USDA: New grassland establishment programs deadline approaching

Recently, the US Department of Agriculture through the Natural Resources Conservation Service has launched three programs that offer assistance to landowners interested in improving grassland habitats on their properties under the Environmental Quality ... [Published CattleNetwork.com - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Seeding success in India turns coconut dust into gold

– Coconut dust may not be fairy dust, but in southern India, the substance is creating healthy crops. A Virginia Tech-led program is showing farmers that the material, derived from husks, is great potting soil for seedlings. Without such help, seeds haven’t ... [Published Virginia Tech - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Teagasc host 'Crops and Spraying' day

The event will focus on the Sustainable Use Directive and Integrated Pest Management (IPM).There will be demonstrations on how to get the sprayer ready for inspection, tips and clever solutions from previous sprayers of the year, IPM solutions in disease ... [Published Irish Independent - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Integrated Pest Management Offers A Better Mousetrap

Having proactive plans and programs to manage the sanitation conditions in a plant so that the facility is not creating harborages and desirable conditions for pests is advisable and often required by auditors and regulations. For food processors, pest ... [Published Chem.info - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Open Access Article on Potato Leafhopper Ecology, Integrated Pest Management

A new, open-access article in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management summarizes the knowledge to date on the biology of the potato leafhopper, Empoasca fabae (Harris), including its distribution, development, migration, agricultural host plants and ... [Published Potato Grower - Mar 31 2014]

Quotes

...This is part of Integrated Pest Management or IPM. According to NSF International, IPM "is an environmentally friendly pest management approach that emphasizes multiple methods of non-chemical pest control and prevention." Don't be afraid to call for professional assistance from companies with a strong IPM policy, but you can do a lot yourself by keeping kitchens and homes...
...with 70 per cent of the UK landscape being farmland, the strategy includes proposals for the management of farmland to benefit pollinators, adding "so Defra needs to hear the views of individual farmers and growers about the actions proposed and how they would work for their farm businesses"
CEO of Boecker®, Michel Bayoud, asserted that "Boecker® is known for its team of experts - food safety consultants, certified trainers, specialized entomologists, environmental healthhealth professionals and certified technicians who differentiate the level of service our clients receive on a daily basis, and HORECA is an ideal platform to reach all concerned and interested stakeholders. Our participation for the 12th year is an assertion of our commitment and care for our society."
"Seedlings are normally not very healthy, and almost 50 percent of them are lost to diseases" says Muni Muniappan, director of the Integrated Pest Management Innovation Lab at Virginia Tech...

More Content

All (107) | News (103) | Reports (0) | Blogs (3) | Audio/Video (0) | Fact Sheets (0) | Press Releases (0)
sort by: Date | Relevance
HHI Offers Keys to a Healthy Home on a Budget [Published TickerTech.com - 3 hours ago]
Farmers learn new skills to control pests [Published Northwest Tasmania Advocate - 13 hours ago]
US scientists use coconut dust for germinating ... [Published AsiaNetIndia.com - Apr 16 2014]
NFU calls for bee consultation responses [Published Horticulture Week - Apr 16 2014]
India Pesticides Industry Analysis to 2018 | Re... [Published MyNewsDesk - Apr 16 2014]
Boecker®, 12 years at HORECA and counting [Published Zawya.com - Apr 15 2014]
Fungicides Take the Fall [Published Total Landscape Care - Apr 15 2014]
Please respond to Pollinator consultation [Published NFU Online - Apr 15 2014]
Pest Management plan launch welcomed [Published Farming UK - Apr 15 2014]
Pest management tips for veggie gardens [Published Harlan Daily Enterprise - Apr 14 2014]
VI launches new Integrated Pest Management Plan [Published Farmers Guardian - Apr 14 2014]
Volume of fruits and vegetables wasted due to p... [Published The Nation.lk - Apr 13 2014]
USDA: New grassland establishment programs dead... [Published Tri-State Neighbour - Apr 11 2014]
$790K will fight farm pests statewide [Published Victor Post - Apr 11 2014]
Pest/Pesticide Issues Forum Draws Crowd [Published Prlog - Apr 11 2014]
VI launches new Integrated Pest Management Plan [Published Farming Online - Apr 11 2014]
NexGreen Lawn Care Provider Stresses on the Imp... [Published Prlog - Apr 11 2014]
Transcript Ask Fairfax! Chat: Fall Cankerworms [Published EnviroLib - Apr 10 2014]
USDA: New grassland establishment programs dead... [Published CattleNetwork.com - Apr 10 2014]
Seeding success in India turns coconut dust int... [Published Virginia Tech - Apr 10 2014]
Bringing the world to your farm [Published Fruit and Vegetable Magazine - Apr 10 2014]
Teagasc host 'Crops and Spraying' day [Published Irish Independent - Apr 09 2014]
Adopting and managing technology to keep us safe [Published Irish Independent - Apr 09 2014]
Traditional-style Landscapes by James Martin … [Published Barrington IL Patch - Apr 09 2014]
Chinese farmers plant a chemical-free future [Published Food & Beverage Online - Apr 09 2014]
A chat with Bruce Potter, U of M Extension IPM ... [Published Jackson County Pilot - Apr 07 2014]
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH TRAINING & EDUCATION: PRE-... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 07 2014]
A new spring for bees [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Apr 07 2014]
Lots of bugs at UC Davis Picnic Day [Published Woodland Daily Democrat - Apr 07 2014]
Community Farm Day at the Gill Tract [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - Apr 07 2014]
1 2 3 4
In Focus
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
Content Volume
Document Volume
Network
Network

Blogs

sort by: Date | Relevance
Transcript Ask Fairfax! Chat: Fall Cankerworms [Published EnviroLib - Apr 10 2014]
Anonymous User : Was there any IPM strategies followed before deciding to use a control? In other words, were there thresholds that were reached to make an application necessary? Joan Allen : Great question! We use many Integrated ...
Eating Small: Applications and Implications for... [Published Energy Balance - Mar 20 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 10]> /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; ...
Californians need action on toxic pesticide chl... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Feb 17 2014]
Veena Singla, Staff Scientist, Health Program, San Francisco Chlorpyrifos is a pesticide that can interfere with the normal brain development of fetuses, infants and children, leading to lasting neurological effects (see general fact sheet here ). ...
1
Contact Us
Sales
Support


Freebase CC-BY Some image thumbnails are sourced from Freebase, licensed under CC-BY

Copyright (C) 2014 Silobreaker Ltd. All rights reserved.
The selection and placement of stories and images on any Silobreaker page are determined automatically by a computer program.
The time or date displayed reflects when an article was added to or updated in Silobreaker.