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A visit from Dr. Charles Vincent

It was a pleasure for our lab to host a visit from Dr. Charles Vincent from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. We want to add our congratulations to Dr. Vincent who recently was elected as a Fellow to the Entomological Society … Continue reading

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Congratulations Gemelle!

Gemelle Brion successfully defended her thesis and will be officially receiving her Masters degree in a few weeks. The title of her thesis is, “Swede midge, Contarinia nasturtii (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), response to Brassica oleracea in simulated intercropping systems”. Gemelle finished … Continue reading

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Thank you to the members of City Market!

Thanks to the Co-op Patronage Seedling Grants and thank you City Market Members! Our project to determine the critical damage threshold was selected by City Market members for funding. Due to a larger than expected pot of money, our grant … Continue reading

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Thank you USDA Exploratory Grants!

We just got word that USDA is funding us to resequence the Colorado potato beetle genome to understand rapid pest evolution and improve sustainable pest management! This grant will be led by Sean Schoville (Univ. of Wisconsin) and will also … Continue reading

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Attention Vegetable Growers! Help us fill out a survey on swede midge – a worsening pest in the Northeastern US

I am requesting your help in forwarding this survey to vegetable growers in your region. As you may know, swede midge is slowly invading within the Northeastern US. We are currently conducting a survey to determine: 1) how much existing … Continue reading

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