Pest Management

Resources to control pests including insects, plant diseases, and weeds.

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Pest Management

Resources to control pests including insects, plant diseases, and weeds.

Insects
Insect fact sheets including description, life cycle, and management information.
Plant Diseases
Common diseases of plants frequently grown in greenhouses, interiorscapes, and in outdoor landscapes and nurseries in the northeastern U.S.
Weed Management
Issues related to herbicide use, weed biology and ecology, cover crop use, and to the management of weeds in corn, soybeans, forages, and small grains.
Pesticide Education
Education for applicators and users about pest management alternatives, including the safe, proper, and legal use of pesticides. Responsible decision-making protects pesticide users, the public, plants, animals, and the environment.
Integrated Pest Management
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is an approach to pest control that focuses on pest prevention by eliminating the root causes of pest problems.

Upcoming Events

Farming for Success
When: June 29, 2017
Where: Manheim, PA
Turf & Ornamental School
When: July 11, 2017
Where: Hershey, PA
Meadow Management School
When: August 4, 2017
Where: New Hope, PA
Weed Identification Walk
When: August 11, 2017
Where: Doylestown, PA
Weed Identification Walk
When: August 11, 2017
Where: Doylestown, PA
Landscape Pest Identification Walk
When: August 23, 2017
Where: Pittsburgh, PA
Weed Identification Walk
When: August 24, 2017
Where: Pittsburgh, PA