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
When applying Apogee to control vegetative growth in apple trees, growers should consider timing, rate and compatibility.
Posted on May 24, 2016 12:46pm by Nikki Rothwell
Certain conditions may result in an increased risk of early-season pest insect infestation in some fields.
Posted on May 20, 2016 11:14am by Christina DiFonzo
As levels of blueberry stem gall wasp infestation have increased in recent years, growers should know how to best control it.
Posted on May 18, 2016 3:28pm by Rufus Isaacs
Sandea may be used up to 14 days before harvest.
Posted on May 18, 2016 8:51am by Bernard Zandstra
The Late Blight Risk Forecasting website is now estimating the potential survival of potato volunteers in Michigan in 2016.
Posted on May 17, 2016 4:07pm by Noah Rosenzweig
Checking monitoring traps and weather conditions for cherry fruitworms and cranberry fruitworms can help guide management decisions in blueberry integrated pest management.
Posted on May 17, 2016 11:21am by Rufus Isaacs
Best timing for foliar applications of azoxystrobin for Rhizoctonia control in sugarbeets depends on growth stage, soil moisture and temperature, and weather.
Posted on May 16, 2016 11:43am by Steven Poindexter
Tree fruit growers can continue using the insecticide Belt during the 2016 growing season while decision to withdraw product is in review.
Posted on May 16, 2016 9:36am by Nikki Rothwell
Plum growers need to keep on top of black knot, a disfiguring disease that can quickly destroy a tree.
Posted on May 13, 2016 2:05pm by Mark Longstroth
Orange, blister-like fruiting bodies are visible on infected Colorado spruce needles. Weir’s cushion rust can cause discoloration and pre-mature needle loss.
Posted on May 12, 2016 2:59pm by Jill O’Donnell
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.