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
Things to consider when dealing with mice and voles in the apple orchard.
Posted on October 21, 2016 12:37pm by Amy Irish-Brown
These meetings and resources will help growers who use pesticides comply with changes to the federal Worker Protection Standard.
Posted on October 14, 2016 10:02am by Tom Dudek
Control viburnum leaf beetles in fall and winter to lessen damage in spring.
Posted on October 13, 2016 11:10am by Robert Bricault
Using integrated pest management in your garden now will decrease your chances of insect pests and diseases next year.
Posted on October 12, 2016 3:10pm by Rebecca Finneran
Fall weather means the start of firewood burning by many Michigan residents. However, cutting and hauling firewood over long distances can contribute to the spread of invasive forest pest populations around Michigan.
Posted on October 11, 2016 9:08am by Russell Kidd
Entomologists in the Great Lakes region address the issue of efficacy of the Cry1F trait on western bean cutworm with an open letter.
Posted on October 6, 2016 2:29pm by Christina DiFonzo
Important management recommendations for growers who still have late ripening fruit to harvest. Damaged apples have been reported in Golden Delicious and other early ripening varieties harvested from trees at orchard margins.
Posted on October 5, 2016 4:11pm by Julianna Wilson
For the second week, trap catches of brown marmorated stink bugs have been on the rise, seen now in seven of the 10 trapping sites in east Michigan orchards with some fruit feeding damage as well.
Posted on October 5, 2016 2:57pm by Bob Tritten
Participants at the 2016 IR-4 Food Use and Biopesticide Workshop identified the most important research projects for the 2017 IR-4 food-use research program.
Posted on October 4, 2016 10:48am by Satoru Miyazaki
Soybean sudden death syndrome continues to spread in Michigan and was confirmed in 2016 for the first time in Livingston County.
Posted on September 30, 2016 3:37pm 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.