Working Group Impacts
- Tick Academy
The Tick Academy is an annual event organized to help educate about ticks, tick management and tick diseases.
- Industrial and Commercial Scientific Coalition on Pest Exclusion Working Group (2017)
Research, Extension and industry personnel have formed the Industrial and Commercial Scientific Coalition on Pest Exclusion (IC SCOPE), to apply scientific methodology in order to quantify the impact of pest exclusion measures to improve Integrated Pest Management (IPM) practices in industrial and commercial food handling facilities.
- Preparing the North Central Region Vegetable Industries for Tackling a New Invasive Insect Pest: The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
When the North Central region of the United States was threatened with invasive insect pest Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB), the North Central Integrated Pest Management Center (NCIPMC) funded a critical issue project for research in Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota and Indiana to protect the its vegetable industry — valued at approximately $500 million.