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
Corn growers can use the 2018 BT Trait Table to keep track of Bt corn traits, efficacy and refuge requirements.
Posted on December 11, 2017 12:17pm by Christina DiFonzo
The MSU IPM team exemplifies the “integrated” in integrated pest management.
Posted on November 29, 2017 12:06pm by Joy Landis
Plants moved indoors for the winter can be a source of insect pests such as mealybugs, so make sure to carefully inspect them.
Posted on November 28, 2017 12:26pm by Bob Bricault
Attend a pre-exam study session this winter if seeking state pesticide applicator certification or recertification credits.
Posted on November 22, 2017 6:28pm by Jim Isleib
Education sessions at the 2017 Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo offer updates and emerging techniques for producing greenhouse crops that satisfy consumer interest.
Posted on November 21, 2017 1:35pm by Jeremy Jubenville
As the end of the year approaches, growers can take advantage of the new online Integrated Pest Management Academy and earn six credits towards their Michigan Pesticide Applicators License.
Posted on November 21, 2017 11:13am by Erin Lizotte
Participants are invited to join the Spotted Wing Drosophila Summit in-person in Traverse City or online using Zoom.
Posted on November 17, 2017 2:09pm by Emily Pochubay
This is a helpful training for people taking the MDARD certification exam to become licensed applicators. To those already licensed, this review session will offer four recertification credits.
Posted on November 16, 2017 3:05pm by George Silva
The Integrated Crop and Pest Management Update for Agribusiness on Dec. 20, 2017, will feature 2018 MSU crop and pest recommendations, on-farm research data and pesticide certification credits.
Posted on November 16, 2017 10:16am by George Silva
Although rare in Michigan, the most hazardous blister beetle species can be irritating to livestock, pets and humans. They are occasional garden pests and handling them too roughly without protection can cause skin blisters.
Posted on November 15, 2017 4:31pm by Nate Walton
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.