Southern Region IPM Partners
Links to some of our partners
(please send us your suggestions for others)
The 1890 universities are a network of historically black colleges and universities dedicated to providing educational opportunity for all through innovative scientific research and community-minded extension programs.
ATTRA Sustainable Agriculture
ATTRA is a program developed and managed by the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT). They are committed to providing high value information and technical assistance to farmers, ranchers, Extension agents, educators, and others involved in sustainable agriculture in the United States.
Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health
The mission of the Center for Invasive Species & Ecosystem Health is to serve a lead role in development, consolidation and dissemination of information and programs focused on invasive species, forest health, natural resource and agricultural management through technology development, program implementation, training, applied research and public awareness at the state, regional, national and international levels.
Cotton Incorporated, funded by U.S. growers of upland cotton and importers of cotton and cotton textile products, is the research and marketing company representing upland cotton. The Program is designed and operated to improve the demand for and profitability of cotton.
Crapemyrtle Bark Scale Working Group
Crapemyrtle bark scale (CMBS) is a relatively new insect on crapemyrtles (Lagerstroemia) across the Southeast. The working group is collecting data on sightings to establish the current distribution around the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency (Regions 2, 4 and 6)
Insecticide Resistance Action Committee (Syngenta)
IRAC is prolonging the effectiveness of insecticides, acaracides and traits by implementing insecticide resistance management strategies, countering the development of resistance in the three core sectors of traditional Crop Protection, Plant Biotechnology and Public Health.
Since 1963, the IR-4 Project has been the major resource for supplying pest management tools for specialty crop growers by developing research data to support new EPA tolerances and labeled product uses.
Priorities: Results of 2015 Food Use Workshop
Priorities: Results of 2015 Biopesticide Workshop
Kudzu Bug Working Group
Melanaphis Task Force (Sugarcane Aphid Team)
The Melanaphis Task Force formed after sugarcane aphid began destroying the sorghum crop in Texas. Members collaborate on research, regulatory issues and communication of control methods to growers.
Mid-South Entomologist Working Group
Mississippi Crop Situation Blog Team
National Alliance of Independent Crop Consultants
NAICC, founded in 1978, is the national society of agricultural professionals who provide research and advisory services to clients for a fee. The 700+ members work from bases in 40 states and several foreign countries, and have expertise in the production of most crops grown around the world.
National Cotton Council of America
As the U.S. raw cotton industry’s central organization, the National Cotton Council of America plays a major role in keeping cotton strong in the highly competitive fiber market.
Pesticide Safety Education Program
The PSEP Program is a state based program focusing on pesticide safety training and certification.
Regional Extension Directors Association
Saltcedar Biological Control Team
In 2006, the Saltcedar Biological Control Team began working with scientists from USDA Agricultural Research Service to evaluate and release several species of saltcedar leaf beetles for the purpose of controlling saltcedar through biocontrol.
Southeast Entomologists Working Group
This group is a collaboration of entomologists from North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Virginia.
Southern Forest Insect Work Conference
The Southern Forest Insect Work Conference (SFIWC) was organized by federal, state, university and private sector forest entomologists working in the southern United States and has met annually since 1956.
Resolutions and Priorities
Southern Plant Diagnostic Network
The SPDN is a partnership of 14 states and territories in the southeast US functioning as a cohesive, distributed system to quickly detect pests and pathogens in our agricultural and natural ecosystems, serving a wide array of public and private clientele. It is part of the National Plant Diagnostic Network.
Contacts - from map
Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education Program (Southern SARE)
SSARE's mission is to advance—to the whole of American agriculture—innovations that improve profitability, stewardship and quality of life by investing in groundbreaking research and education.
The Okanola Project
Since its inception in 2004, the Okanola project has been instrumental in the adoption of winter canola in the Southern Great Plains by providing the knowledge and information needed to produce a successful canola crop.
Village Farms International
Watershed Protection Department, City of Austin
Originally called the Drainage Utility, the Watershed Protection Department was established in 1991 to manage the City’s creeks, drainage systems and water quality programs. Our focus is reducing the impact of flooding, erosion and water pollution.
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