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
Orange-yellow blisters are a visible sign of white pine blister rust. This fungus can kill branches and even trees.
Posted on April 28, 2016 11:40am by Jill O’Donnell
Download the Section 18 emergency label for using Nimitz 480EC nematicide in Michigan carrots in select counties during the 2016 growing season.
Posted on April 27, 2016 12:28pm by Ben Werling
Mummy berry has germinated in Michigan blueberry fields and apothecia or apothecial initials are present. Growers should scout fields for the fungus and be prepared to manage this disease.
Posted on April 26, 2016 2:29pm by Annemiek Schilder
Many options are available for mite control in fruit crops.
Posted on April 26, 2016 8:14am by John Wise
Hairy bittercress is an annual weed that can spread quickly. It often enters landscapes as a contaminant in container plants.
Posted on April 21, 2016 3:05pm by Diane Brown
The 2016 winter temperatures strongly influence the potential for corn flea beetle survival in southwest Michigan.
Posted on April 20, 2016 2:48pm by Bruce MacKellar
The 13th annual “Let’s Get Growing” garden show promises to provide visitors with smart gardening tips and tools.
Posted on April 19, 2016 12:17pm by Mary Dunckel
Corn growers can use the 2016 BT Trait Table to keep track of Bt corn traits, efficacy and refuge requirements.
Posted on April 15, 2016 8:56am by Christina DiFonzo
Spots of your lawn may need reseeding this spring.
Posted on April 14, 2016 4:04pm by Kevin Frank
Horseweed (marestail) needs to be controlled prior to soybean emergence.
Posted on April 14, 2016 3:43pm by Christy Sprague
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.