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  • October 2007
    • Director's Comments: WIPMC RFAs, Progress in IPM Research and Extension, IPM Centers Enter Cooperative Arrangements, National Meetings with Industry and Government Agencies
    • Regional Workshop on Conservation Biological Control Leads to New Work Group Proposal
    • Two More PMSPs Completed: Potato (Revised) and Forages
    • Summit on Clean Water through Residential IPM Sparks Outreach Ideas
    • iSNAP Water Quality Education Project Impact Evaluation
    • Western IPM Center Funding Update
    • Profile: Byron Phillips, IPM Consultant, Columbia Fruit Packers, Inc.
    • Oregon's Integrated Plant Protection Center Seeks to Improve Agricultural Sustainability and Food Security
    • Two Sustainability Meetings Held: "Food Industry Stewardship: Industry/Public Agency Summit" and "Communications in IPM -- Food Production Industry: Opportunities and Challenges"
    • Center Funding for Curly Top Virus Work Group Yields Additional Grant
    • State Briefs
    • Mark Your Calendar
  • June 2007
    • Director's Comments: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Grant Submissions
    • Pacific Northwest Fruits Work Group Collaboration Yields Additional Funding
    • Three More PMSPs Completed: Garlic, Hazelnut, and Pulse Crops (Revised)
    • Western IPM Center Hosts SYSCO Sustainable/IPM Conference
    • Profile: Barry Brennan
    • Scientists Share Research Findings at Second International Lygus Symposium
    • IPM PIPE Online Warning System Saves Farmers Millions
    • New Weed Atlas for Guam
    • State Briefs
    • Mark Your Calendar
  • January 2007
    • Director's Comments: IPM Challenges and Opportunities in 2007, Congressional Funding Update, Funding Opportunities Managed by WIPMC
    • A Pest Management Strategic Plan (PMSP) for IPM in Schools
    • Addressing Western IPM Issues: Interim Project Results
    • Profile: Jennifer Miller
    • Soybean Rust Monitoring in the West - An Update
    • From Peaches to Peas: Ponderings of a Comment Coordinator
    • State Briefs
    • Mark Your Calendar


  • October 2006
    • Director's Comments: 2007 Budget for Regional IPM Centers, New RFAs Released, Western IPM Center Strategic Plan, Soybean Rust
    • Diane Clarke Joins Western IPM Center as Writer
    • 2006 Special Issues Projects
    • National IPM in Schools Pest Management Plan Proposed
    • Arizona Holds Statewide Pest Management Summit
    • Full Belly Farm's Paul Muller Wins National Sustainable Agriculture Award
    • Mesa Public School District Earns IPM STAR Award
    • Western Region IPM Grants: Seven Projects Funded
    • State Briefs
    • Profile: V. Philip Rasmussen
    • Mark Your Calendar
  • June 2006
    • Director's Comments: Grants and Mid-term Review Reflect Commitment to Pest Management
    • WIPMC Confirms 2006 Competitive Funded Projects
    • WIPMC Joins Water Quality Discussions
    • "OnePlan" Conservation Planning Tool to Deliver Information
    • The UC IPM Program Partners with NRCS
    • Mid-Term Review of Integrated Pest Management Centers
      • National Recommendations
    • Organizations Form National IPM Interagency Group
    • EPA Honors Entomologist with Environmental Achievement Award
    • 5th National IPM Symposium Honors IPM Champions
    • State Briefs
    • PMSP Update
    • WIPMC Names 2006 Funded Workgroup Projects
      • 2006 Pacific Northwest Workgroup on Agricultural IPM Issues
      • The Western Region Structural Pest IPM Workgroup
      • Western IPM Center Workgroup on Weather Systems
    • Profile: Steve Balling
    • Mark Your Calendar
  • January 2006
    • Director's Comments: Collaborations, Mid-Term Review, Grants
    • Fifth National IPM Symposium Offers Forum to Share Ideas
    • Team Evaluates Impact of IPM and Sustainable Agriculture
    • Participants at Regional Water Symposium Identify Priorities for the West
    • IPM Systems: Tools and Techniques to Consider How Systems Behave
    • Making Sense of Acronyms: Smile When You Say Them
    • New Green Manure Project is Direct Outcome of Sugarbeet PMSP
    • Company Grateful for Special Uses Grant
    • Employee Offers Computer Training for New Information Requests Tool
    • Profile: Sally O'Neal Coates
    • Review Panel Approves Funding for Projects
    • Learn to Translate Pesticide Terms (note that the correct address is www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/license/glosary/glossengl.htm)
    • Western IPM Reginal Grants Program Review Panel Considers Proposals
    • Weather Workgroup Members Foster Teamwork
    • Mark Your Calendar
  • 2005

  • September 2005
  • May 2005
  • February 2005
    • Director's Comments: Communication Is Our Most Important Component
    • Center Scope
    • What Does the Center Do?
    • Pest Watch
    • WIPMC to Provide Priorities for PMAP
    • Water, Wildlife, and Pesticide Issues to Set Theme for WIPMC Symposium
    • Western Region Completes 34 PMSPs; 8 Pending in 2005
      • Eight More PMSPs in 2005
    • At the Helm: Three Lead the Western IPM Center
    • WIPMC Administering Western Region Competitive Grants Program
      • WIPMC Grants Deadline: Feb. 18
    • WIPMC Funds 19 Projects in Competitive Grants Program
    • Jane Thomas, Pacific Northwest Comment Coordinator: Her Job Is to Answer Questions
      • From Nuclear Industry to Pesticides
      • Replies to Information Requests Posted on WIPMC Web Site
    • Western IPM Center Information on World Wide Web
    • Web Visits Increase by Nearly 40 Percent Over Last Year
    • Mark Your Calendar
    • Coming up in May

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