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

Landscape Pest Identification Walk
When: August 23, 2017
Where: Pittsburgh, PA
Weed Identification Walk
When: August 24, 2017
Where: Pittsburgh, PA
Green Industry Pesticide Update Webinar
When: September 7-14, 2017
Where: N/A
Landscape Update
When: September 12, 2017
Where: Collegeville, PA
Landscape Update
When: September 12, 2017
Where: Schnecksville, PA
Professional Pest Managers School
When: September 13, 2017
Where: Wexford, PA
Pesticide Applicator Short Course
When: September 18-22, 2017
Where: York, PA