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
Corn tar spot was recently discovered in Michigan for the first time. Growers should keep an eye out for this new disease as we approach harvest.
Posted on September 27, 2016 1:20pm by Martin Chilvers
Nymph and adult trap counts continue climbing, especially in the southwest and Fruit Ridge production areas. Fruit and vegetable growers in the southern Lower Peninsula should be scouting.
Posted on September 23, 2016 2:07pm by Julianna Wilson
What they are, why stink bugs are entering houses, and what you can do about them.
Posted on September 22, 2016 1:45pm by Julianna Wilson
Squirrel behavior in the fall can lead to unwanted visitors in homes and other buildings.
Posted on September 21, 2016 10:56am by Georgia Peterson
Harvest continues with good prospects for weather; consider pre-harvest sprays for insects and downy mildew.
Posted on September 20, 2016 1:38pm by Brad Baughman
The Integrated Crop and Pest Management Update for Agribusiness will highlight new threats and 2017 MSU recommendations.
Posted on September 19, 2016 1:19pm by George Silva
Nymphs and adults continue to be captured in traps located in southwest and fruit ridge production areas. Fruit and vegetable growers in southern Lower Peninsula should be scouting.
Posted on September 16, 2016 10:31am by Julianna Wilson
As wheat fall planting nears, growers should review wheat stripe rust biology and management.
Posted on September 13, 2016 2:44pm by Dennis Pennington
There was an uptick in brown marmorated stink bug nymphs and adults caught in traps this week. Fruit and vegetable growers in the southern Lower Peninsula should be scouting this season.
Posted on September 7, 2016 2:23pm by Julianna Wilson
If you suspect bacterial leaf streak (Xanthomonas vasicola pv. vasculorum) in your Michigan corn, send samples to MSU Diagnostic Services.
Posted on September 2, 2016 9:21am by Martin Chilvers
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.