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
Weed control plots in LibertyLink soybean will be showcased along with presentations on several topics in pest and row crop management at this field day Aug. 2, 2017, in southern Kalamazoo County.
Posted on July 20, 2017 8:30am by Eric Anderson
Get out and scout now for foliar fungal diseases and ear mold diseases.
Posted on July 19, 2017 8:23am by Martin Chilvers
Sclero-cast is a new tool to aid growers and consultants in identifying high risk conditions for white mold development in soybeans.
Posted on July 18, 2017 2:09pm by Martin Chilvers
Trap catches are sharply up in southwest, southeast, Fruit Ridge and west central Michigan. Ripe and ripening fruit in susceptible crops should be protected.
Posted on July 18, 2017 11:52am by Julianna Wilson
Learn more about how grapevine leafroll virus threatens Michigan grapes with this video presentation.
Posted on July 18, 2017 10:59am by Cameron Macko
Scout and treat now to preserve your crop.
Posted on July 14, 2017 3:40pm by Mary K. Hausbeck
Storm damage to trees, “weedy orchid”, tar spot on maple, slugs, second generation pine needle scale, spruce needle rust.
Posted on July 14, 2017 2:55pm by Jill O’Donnell
Scouting for broad mites poses challenges for growers in that the damage is often noticed 20 to 30 days after the initial infestation.
Posted on July 13, 2017 4:16pm by Heidi Lindberg
Broad mites can be controlled using insecticides or biological control.
Posted on July 13, 2017 4:11pm by Heidi Lindberg
How to scout for and manage western bean cutworm. Also, an important note about ear mold control.
Posted on July 13, 2017 3:23pm by Christina DiFonzo
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.