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
Spotted wing Drosophila webinar on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, will provide an in-depth discussion to develop an industry approach to manage the invasive fruit fly pest in Michigan cherries.
Posted on November 18, 2015 1:20pm by Bob Tritten
Pesticide applicator training and certification programs improve pesticide use practices in Michigan by ensuring certified applicators receive up-to-date information on pesticide regulation, handling and application.
Posted on November 17, 2015 3:10pm by James DeDecker
Michigan residents can help determine where Extension faculty and staff members should place their emphasis.
Posted on November 16, 2015 11:10am by Beth Stuever
The Integrated Crop and Pest Management Update on Dec. 15, 2015, will feature MSU field crop specialists, 2016 crop and pest recommendations and pesticide certification credits.
Posted on November 9, 2015 11:21am by George Silva
White grub damage is being reported now because drought conditions in some areas have weakened and thinned turf root systems, making lawns much more susceptible to grub-feeding injury. Insecticide treatments may or may not be effective at this time.
Posted on November 3, 2015 1:41pm by Dave Smitley
The chestnut session at the Great Lakes Fruit and Vegetable Expo on Dec. 8 will cover the current status of Asian chestnut gall wasp in Michigan.
Posted on November 3, 2015 12:54pm by Erin Lizotte
Japanese Knotweed, a destructive invader, will proliferate if mowed.
Posted on November 3, 2015 10:29am by Monica Day
Consider the potential benefits and drawbacks to fall herbicide applications in winter wheat.
Posted on October 28, 2015 1:38pm by Christy Sprague
Pesticide manual review sessions, held Feb. 25 in Ionia County and March 11 in Eaton County, are for those seeking to pass the MDARD pesticide certification exam and become licensed applicators.
Posted on October 27, 2015 1:46pm by George Silva
Apply herbicides in fall for improved control of difficult weeds in tree fruit and small fruit.
Posted on October 20, 2015 9:42am by Bernard Zandstra
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.