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
Warm, wet conditions (even from irrigation) promote fungal disease development in strawberries, in particular anthracnose fruit rot.
Posted on June 24, 2016 2:11pm by Annemiek Schilder
Adult Japanese beetle activity is being reported as far north as west central Michigan.
Posted on June 24, 2016 11:19am by Erin Lizotte
Take the guesswork out of your spotted wing Drosophila (SWD) control program. Learn how to use a systems approach to control SWD.
Posted on June 23, 2016 1:32pm by Carlos García-Salazar
Fact sheet on managing cereal leaf beetle in small grain fields in Michigan has been revised for 2016.
Posted on June 23, 2016 9:04am by Christina DiFonzo
Recent trapline data suggests possible rebound of obliquebanded leafrollers in apples and cherries.
Posted on June 22, 2016 9:15am by John Wise
Use MSU Enviro-weather’s anthracnose fruit rot prediction model to guide fungicide spray timing in blueberries.
Posted on June 22, 2016 8:43am by Annemiek Schilder
Greenhouse growers need to be vigilant in scouting for whitefly and be aware that some whitefly populations have been prone to develop insecticide resistance.
Posted on June 15, 2016 3:06pm by Heidi Wollaeger
Greenhouse growers will need to adapt their biological control strategies for thrips with temperatures above 80 degrees Fahrenheit.
Posted on June 15, 2016 2:21pm by Heidi Wollaeger
Traps are up in all major fruit producing counties to monitor for spotted wing Drosophila (SWD), and a few are already capturing SWD flies at low levels in several regions.
Posted on June 15, 2016 10:14am by Julianna Wilson
Symptoms of angular leaf spot and copper phytotoxicity have been noted in some strawberry fields.
Posted on June 14, 2016 4:13pm by Annemiek Schilder
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.