Welcome to Michigan State University’s Integrated Pest Management (IPM) resources. The IPM Program collaborates with faculty and Extension educators to develop diverse information serving growers of many crops, the landscape/turf “green” industry, and those looking for home and garden pest solutions. Our website includes the resources offered by Pesticide Education and Safety Program.
MSUE Pest Management News
The Integrated Crop and Pest Management Update for Agribusiness on Dec. 20, 2016, will feature 2017 crop and pest recommendations, on-farm research data and pesticide certification credits.
Posted on November 28, 2016 3:08pm by George Silva
Recent research sheds new light on a more commonly occurring aphid in greenhouses, the foxglove aphid. Understanding host plants, identification and biology will help you deal with this pest.
Posted on November 21, 2016 12:05pm by Tom Dudek
Unseasonably warm weather and continued grass growth may be hiding a significant amount of rodent activity. Growers are advised to scout carefully and consider mowing tall undergrowth one more time before snow falls.
Posted on November 10, 2016 12:50pm by Erin Lizotte
Up to five commercial or private core pesticide recertification credits are available for Michigan applicators until Dec. 31, 2016. No registration or fees required.
Posted on November 2, 2016 3:09pm by Erin Lizotte
Your house is the perfect spot for boxelder bugs to spend winter. Consider these management tips.
Posted on October 27, 2016 10:06am by Gretchen Voyle
Things to consider when dealing with mice and voles in the apple orchard.
Posted on October 21, 2016 12:37pm by Amy Irish-Brown
These meetings and resources will help growers who use pesticides comply with changes to the federal Worker Protection Standard.
Posted on October 14, 2016 10:02am by Tom Dudek
Control viburnum leaf beetles in fall and winter to lessen damage in spring.
Posted on October 13, 2016 11:10am by Robert Bricault
Using integrated pest management in your garden now will decrease your chances of insect pests and diseases next year.
Posted on October 12, 2016 3:10pm by Rebecca Finneran
Fall weather means the start of firewood burning by many Michigan residents. However, cutting and hauling firewood over long distances can contribute to the spread of invasive forest pest populations around Michigan.
Posted on October 11, 2016 9:08am by Russell Kidd
The MSU IPM Program maintains this site as an access point to pest management information at MSU. The IPM Program is administered within the Department of Entomology, fueled by research from the AgBioResearch, delivered to citizens through MSU Extension, and proud to be a part of Project GREEEN.