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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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Yolanda to speak at Wageningen University

Yolanda will be heading the Netherlands to Wageningen University, where she will give a talk as part of the Evolution and Ecology Seminars on May 23! She will also teach a Master class as part of the visit. http://www.wageningen-evolution-ecology-seminars.nl/

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Thank you UVM REACH!

We are pleased to receive a UVM REACH grant for Kristian to study the evolutionary genomics of insecticide resistance in Colorado potato beetle! http://www.uvm.edu/~gradcoll/?Page=REACHgrant.html&SM=Facultystaffmenu.html

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The midge advances

I gave a talk yesterday at the Vermont Vegetable and Berry Growers Association Annual Meeting about Gemelle and Chase’s recent lab results. The latest news is that swede midge has made it to the eastern side of Vermont to Norwich, … Continue reading

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UVM Today – The midge that eats more kale

Thank you Josh Brown from the UVM Communications¬† Department for the nice article featuring our work and the seriousness of the swede midge invasion. Link to the UVM Today article    

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