E-Newsletter Archive


Summer 2020 Newsletter: Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the IPM Innovation Lab continues to adapt projects to ensure small-scale farmers have access to agricultural assistance. View the stories >


Winter 2020 Newsletter: The IPM Innovation Lab begins a new project in Nepal, combats the fall armyworm throughout East Africa, and continues to deliver sound, natural crop solutions to small-scale farmers in the developing world.  View the stories >

Spring 2019 Newsletter: This season has been full of travel and breakthroughs: we assessed farmer progress in Bangladesh, Nepal, and Cambodia; we rang in Women’s History Month with publications in Food Tank and Entomology Today; we continued work on managing the destructive fall armyworm, and more. Read on to get the latest on IPM IL’s most recent work building food security around the world. View the stories >

Fall 2018 Newsletter: Autumn has been a busy time for the IPM Innovation Lab: Nepal, Niger, and Switzerland are just a few of the places we’ve journeyed to within the last few months. From tackling the devastating fall armyworm invasion in Africa, to monitoring the tomato pest, Tuta absoluta, to celebrating the numerous awards won by many IPM IL collaborators, we are again headed into a season of progress, success, and continued momentum. Happy reading! View the stories >

Summer 2018 Newsletter: We take you to Baltimore, Vietnam, Cambodia, and elsewhere, celebrate project progress, and highlight special trainings and conferences that the IPM Innovation Lab participated in. View the stories >

Spring 2018 Newsletter: We take you on a tour of our project updates in Nepal, Bangladesh, and elsewhere, we show you our newest publications, and we celebrate Women’s History Month. View the stories >


Winter 2017 Newsletter: We take you to Nepal to experience our three-day international biodiversity and climate change conference, share our biocontrol work on millet in Niger, and sum up 20 years of IPM in one book. View the stories >

Fall 2016 Newsletter: We share a video of our Trichoderma workshop in Cambodia, give highlights from our annual meetings, and talk about the spread of Tuta absoluta in Bangladesh and Nepal. View the stories >

Summer 2016 Newsletter: We talk Parthenium with Wondi Mersie, have a Q&A with Nigerien student Laouali Amadou, look at recent highlights and what’s coming up, and Director Muni Muniappan muses about the impact of our projects in the countries where we work. View the stories >

Spring 2016 Newsletter: “Muni’s Musings” returns as a regular feature; this month’s PI Profile is on George Norton; plus project updates, recent highlights, headlines of interest, and a look ahead. View the stories >

Fall 2015 Newsletter: Musings from our Director, Dr. Muniappan; a profile of Nir Krakauer, PI for a sub award of the IPM Innovation Lab; project updates, recent highlights, and “the buzz,” plus a Q&A with student Vanessa Carrion, whose PhD work was supported by this program. View the stories >