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
Selecting and planting clean, disease-free potato seed pieces is an important first step to assuring a successful potato crop, no matter the size of your acreage.
Posted on March 22, 2017 11:24am by Fred Springborn
One way to be eligible for recertification as a pesticide applicator in Michigan is to earn a designated number and type of continuing education credits before your certification expires. How does that work?
Posted on March 21, 2017 2:28pm by Eric Anderson
In Michigan, it is illegal to sell, purchase or apply restricted use pesticides without holding a valid pesticide applicator’s certification or working on your own farm under the direct supervision of someone who does. What is that and how do you get one?
Posted on March 21, 2017 2:06pm by Eric Anderson
Michigan approves new Dual Magnum SLN label to help control several annual grasses and broadleaves in summer squash and strawberries.
Posted on March 21, 2017 1:38pm by Bernard Zandstra
Review management options for cabbage maggots, a sporadic yet damaging insect pest of cole crops.
Posted on March 21, 2017 12:59pm by Marissa Schuh
The severity of this insect-vectored, sweet corn disease could be low to moderate this year, based on winter temperatures.
Posted on March 20, 2017 10:52am by Ben Phillips
Northwest Michigan tree fruit growers are invited to Traverse City for the annual IPM kickoff meeting.
Posted on March 16, 2017 11:31am by Emily Pochubay
Update for fruit growers on pest and disease control strategies for the 2017 growing season.
Posted on March 13, 2017 3:33pm by Mark Longstroth
Updated hop management guide available for Michigan growers in making pesticide and nutrient management decisions.
Posted on March 9, 2017 11:36am by Erin Lizotte
Homemade solutions to crop pests are nothing new, but are they legal?
Posted on March 7, 2017 1:19pm by Erin Lizotte
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.