The Acarology Summer Program has been held at Ohio
State University (OSU) for the last 66 years, making it the longest running program for training in identification of
mites and ticks in the world. The 2017 session was held from June 19 through July 7, and it included three workshops.
Introductory Acarology served either as a stand-alone course or [...]
USDA APHIS Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) collaborates with many partners, cooperators, and stakeholders to stay on the forefront of plant health. PPQ develops new scientific plant protection methods and enhancements that help safeguard our nation’s agricultural and natural resources and facilitate safe trade of agricultural goods. PPQ [...]
ITP’s identification tools are a significant undertaking for the taxonomic expert tool authors. Tool development often takes multiple years, and tools have many pieces to them. To help facilitate timely delivery and useful products for PPQ, ITP offers each tool author team [...]
On May 9, APHIS and the Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS) announced the winners of the 2016 CAPS Recognition Group Award. The award acknowledges the outstanding activities and achievements of members of the CAPS community in supporting the pest detection [...]
Chadron State University recently featured an ITP mobile app in the news section of their website. Grasshoppers of the Western U.S., Edition 4 was released this year in both website and mobile app versions [...]