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
High pressure from spotted wing Drosophila continues. Susceptible crops must be protected or risk infestation.
Posted on August 26, 2015 9:33am by Julianna Wilson
Brown marmorated stink bug nymphs were caught in three monitoring network traps in Berrien and Grand Traverse counties this week.
Posted on August 26, 2015 9:25am by Julianna Wilson
Fruit are entering veraison and grape berry moth egglaying is winding down for the year.
Posted on August 25, 2015 3:43pm by Keith Mason
If premature yellowing or leaf drop in soybeans isn’t caused by moisture stress, it could be from one of these pests or diseases.
Posted on August 21, 2015 3:35pm by Bruce MacKellar
Central Michigan dry bean growers should scout fields now for pod damage caused by western bean cutworms.
Posted on August 21, 2015 2:38pm by Fred Springborn
Resistant varieties, weed management and timely planting can all result in limited problems from this occasional disease of small grains.
Posted on August 20, 2015 12:10pm by Jim Isleib
Blossom end rot happens to more than just tomatoes. Check your peppers, eggplant, summer squashes and melons, too.
Posted on August 20, 2015 10:00am by Gretchen Voyle
Three pre-recorded webinars on transplanting container-grown trees, updates on nursery pests this summer and MDARD regulations updates.
Posted on August 19, 2015 11:45am by Heidi Wollaeger
High pressure from spotted wing Drosophila continues and some growers are still not aware this pest is a statewide problem. Fortunately, susceptible crops can be protected.
Posted on August 18, 2015 3:54pm by Julianna Wilson
Only one site near Stevensville, Michigan, is reporting brown marmorated stink bugs in traps this week.
Posted on August 18, 2015 3:43pm by Julianna Wilson
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.