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Alabama Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Center

Welcome to the Alabama IPM (Integrated Pest Management) Information Center. The site contains information on Alabama IPM program information and activities, pests, IPM success stories, news, and links to Alabama Cooperative Extension Service pest management publications.


  • USDA Announces Funding for Integrated Pest Management Efforts
    Friday, May 30, 2014
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced today the availability of more than $16 million in funding to addresses critical integrated pest management (IPM) needs at the state, regional and national level to ensure food security and effectively respond to other major societal challenges. The funding is part of NIFA’s newly created Crop Protection and Pest Management Program (CPPM).

  • Crop Protection RFA is available
    Thursday, May 22, 2014
    If you receive funding for IPM projects or programs, you should read the new Crop Protection and Pest Management RFA. The RFA covers several smaller programs, such as the Pest Management Alternatives Program, Regional IPM grants, E-IPM programs, and Regional IPM Centers.news2

  • NPMA/AAFA study links pests with asthma
    Thursday, May 22, 2014
    More than nine out of 10 allergists surveyed (97 percent) believe a pest-free home is an important step in preventing asthma and allergy symptoms, according to a recent survey conducted by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) supported by a grant from the National Pest Management Association (NPMA). The survey was conducted among medical professionals at ...

  • Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative RFA available
    Wednesday, March 19, 2014
    The FY 2014 Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative (OREI) RFA is now available for public viewing.

  • ACES IPM Program Evaluation Resource Center

Other News

  • Auburn University Veterinary Professors Release Landmark Study on Feline Heartworm Disease
    November 6, 2007

  • 2009-2012 Alabama IPM Advisory Committee

  • New Position – UC IPM Associate Director for Urban and Community IPM
    Wednesday, June 4, 2014
    As Associate Director for Urban and Community IPM, this position takes leadership on urban IPM issues and is responsible for developing and supporting teams engaged in planning, coordinating and implementing outreach, research, publications and web materials, and developing collaborative relationships within ANR and beyond.

  • Environmental Specialist III (Medical Entomologist) needed in FL
    Wednesday, June 4, 2014
    The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is advertising for an Environmental Specialist III (Medical Entomologist) located in Tallahassee, Florida. The position requires expertise and knowledge of entomology, vector-borne disease epidemiology, and a broad understanding of arthropod control, identification, surveillance methods and mosquito control law.

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