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
Callery pears are showing up in the landscape, and white pine weevil adults are being caught in traps. Fishing spider activity is early this year.
Posted on April 21, 2017 3:13pm by Howard Russell
Three additional populations of brown recluse spiders have been confirmed in Michigan since 2011.
Posted on April 21, 2017 1:46pm by Howard Russell
Also known as fig buttercup, lesser celandine forms dense mats that outcompete other plants and is adapted to many growing environments.
Posted on April 20, 2017 1:37pm by Diane Brown
New maps provide more accurate and extensive growing degree-day information to users making pest and crop decisions.
Posted on April 19, 2017 1:24pm by Beth Bishop
If you haven’t been monitoring mummy berry mummies under your blueberry bushes, now is the time to do so.
Posted on April 18, 2017 3:57pm by Annemiek Schilder
Not every Roundup is the same. Read the label and follow directions to ensure you’re picking the correct product for your intended use.
Posted on April 18, 2017 11:21am by Aaron Hathaway
Here’s answers to your questions on using mating disruption and pyrethroid insecticides in controlling oriental fruit moth in Michigan peaches.
Posted on April 17, 2017 11:32am by Dave Jones
Updated guide of common greenhouse pests and their insecticide recommendations for greenhouse vegetables.
Posted on April 14, 2017 2:28pm by Heidi Lindberg
Updated chemical recommendations for insect, disease and weed management in saskatoon berry production are now ready for distribution to Michigan growers.
Posted on April 14, 2017 12:23pm by Duke Elsner
Pollinators and pesticides expert Meghan Milbrath will discuss research on which practices are known to harm pollinators and ways to minimize the risk.
Posted on April 11, 2017 11:01am by Brad Baughman
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.