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
Late blight was found in Michigan in three potato fields on July 25, 2016. Conditions remain conducive for late blight in irrigated potato crops.
Posted on July 27, 2016 3:23pm by Noah Rosenzweig
Ensure blueberries are protected from blueberry maggot, a key harvest-season pest.
Posted on July 26, 2016 4:10pm by Rufus Isaacs
Wine grapes are now out of the critical period of disease control, and the third generation control window for grape berry moth begins this weekend or early next week.
Posted on July 26, 2016 3:03pm by Brad Baughman
Section 18 Emergency Exemption for the use of Presidio fungicide for controlling downy mildew on Michigan hops has been approved.
Posted on July 26, 2016 10:35am by Erin Lizotte
Insecticide selections should include consideration of apple maggots when present.
Posted on July 26, 2016 8:41am by John Wise
Don’t spoil your summer fun by coming in contact with poison ivy; learn to identify it so you can avoid it.
Posted on July 25, 2016 12:46pm by Diane Brown
Large populations of western bean cutworm and corn rootworm have been reported in corn fields in southern and central Michigan.
Posted on July 25, 2016 9:37am by Christina DiFonzo
Big jump in trap catches this week – high risk of infestation expected across the state – susceptible crops must be protected.
Posted on July 22, 2016 1:56pm by Julianna Wilson
Thousand cankers disease (TCD) is not yet in Michigan but has already been discovered in Ohio and Indiana. This fungal pathogen is responsible for spreading TCD, threatening the widespread health of black walnut trees across Michigan.
Posted on July 20, 2016 10:36am by Russell Kidd and Georgia Peterson
Hot, dry weather can lead to increased challenges on alfalfa fields due to insect damage.
Posted on July 18, 2016 3:54pm by Phil Kaatz
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.