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
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
Summary and discussion of spotted wing Drosophila (SWD) product selection and management strategy assessment in tart cherry production in west central Michigan.
Posted on November 13, 2017 1:29pm by David Jones
Participants have the opportunity to learn about water quality, plant nutrition and irrigation management in this three-month, self-paced online course about greenhouse and horticultural lighting. Registration closes Nov. 30, 2017.
Posted on November 9, 2017 9:20am by Heidi Lindberg
Students have the opportunity to learn fundamental concepts and research-based information in this three-month, self-paced online course. Registration closes Nov. 30, 2017.
Posted on November 9, 2017 9:18am by Heidi Lindberg
Participants have the opportunity to learn about photoperiodic versus photosynthetic lighting in this three-month, self-paced online course about greenhouse and horticultural lighting. Registration closes Nov. 30, 2017.
Posted on November 9, 2017 8:57am by Heidi Lindberg
Greenhouse growers can sign up for Greenhouse and Horticultural Lighting, Biological Control for Greenhouse Growers (English or Spanish) and Floriculture Root Zone Management during November.
Posted on November 6, 2017 12:50pm by Heidi Lindberg
Consider splitting your soil sample and testing for soybean cyst nematodes on your bean stubble fields.
Posted on October 31, 2017 4:18pm by Bruce MacKellar
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.