Integrated Pest Management Academy
Welcome to the online Integrated Pest Management Academy!
Online Integrated Pest Management Academy Webinars
The following prerecorded webinars are available for viewing at any time. Simply click on the webinar titles of your choice. A number of new webinars will be added over the coming months, so check back periodically for new content. Pesticide recertification credits for Michigan applicators are available for completing these webinars.
Directions for claiming pesticide recertification credits
Click on the titles below to view the described webinar:
Learn about the history of pest management, the evolution of integrated pest management (IPM) and the tenants that define implementation in the field.
Learn about the integrated pest management resources Michigan State University and Extension have to offer agricultural producers.
In this compact primer on insects learn the vocabulary to help you properly identify insects and better understand the role of insects in the world.
This introductory webinar covers the basics of plant pathogens and introduces viewers to the some popular control methods.
This webinar highlights the importance of soil characteristics and their potential impacts on agricultural producers. Due to some technical difficulties, you must follow this link, http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Soil_Science_101, after viewing the webinar to complete a post-webinar survey. Remember you must at least click through the survey to request pesticide recertification credits. Thank you for your cooperation.
Learn the basics of plant anatomy and physiology—particularly handy for those who struggle with weed identification. Due to some technical difficulties, you must follow this link, http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Plant_Science_101, after viewing the webinar to complete a post-webinar survey. Remember you must at least click through the survey to request pesticide recertification credits. Thank you for your cooperation.
An introduction to mode of action, pesticide resistance and factors that impact whether pesticides are effective.
This primer offers a fruit-specific module on how insect scouting occurs in the real world based.
This program is supported in part by North Central Region - Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NCR-SARE), and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under Agreement No. 2013-41534-21068. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.