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
Precipitation can impact the performance of insecticides on fruit crops, but some compounds resist wash-off.
Posted on June 7, 2018 11:27am by John Wise
A wet spring may result in more shoot and twig blight. What can you do?
Posted on May 29, 2018 2:59pm by Timothy Miles
Know the symptoms of Phytophthora on asparagus crowns and fern.
Posted on May 24, 2018 11:47am by Mary Hausbeck
Begin scouting for volunteer potatoes, which may serve as possible sources of late blight inoculum. Observed high risk of survival throughout the state.
Posted on May 23, 2018 3:30pm by Jaime Willbur
Wheat fields are beginning to show signs of head emergence. This marks the time to consider applying fungicides to reduce the risk of head scab and leaf diseases.
Posted on May 23, 2018 2:26pm by Martin Nagelkirk
Herbicide labeled for post-emergence weed control in peppermint and spearmint.
Posted on May 23, 2018 1:11pm by Bernard Zandstra
Blueberry gall wasp is expected to emerge soon during bloom.
Posted on May 16, 2018 3:24pm by Philip Fanning
Investigación efectuada en 2017 proporciona nueva información sobre el uso del esfenvalerato para controlar la polilla oriental de la fruta.
Posted on May 16, 2018 3:09pm by David Jones
Sporecaster was developed to predict when the white mold apothecia (white mold mushrooms) are present in a soybean field.
Posted on May 16, 2018 2:58pm by Martin Chilvers
Checking monitoring traps and weather conditions can help guide control decisions in blueberry integrated pest management.
Posted on May 15, 2018 3:52pm by Rufus Isaacs
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.