Pennsylvania Integrated Pest Management
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is economical, effective as well as health and environmentally-sensitive.
IPM is a stepwise approach to pest management that combines accurate knowledge of the pest and level of potential harm with multiple tactics to prevent, reduce or eliminate pests.
An insect that attacks grapes, apples, stone fruits, and pines, and threatens Pennsylvania and the United States.
PA IPM News Spring 2015 Now Available
April 20, 2015Read about a new bed bug webinar and task force, new manuals on vegetable IPM and organic crop production, natural pest control, green cleaning tips and new labeling from the EPA.
New Manual for Vegetable Growers Now Available
April 20, 2015There are more than 4,000 vegetable growers throughout Pennsylvania, planting over 55,000 acres of vegetables. Now these growers have a new tool to reduce pesticides by using predators and other biological controls.
New Online Resource Will Help Control the Asian Longhorned Beetle
April 17, 2015The Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis, is a wood-boring insect that is capable of destroying 30% of the urban trees in the United States at an economic loss of $669 billion.
More natural ways to deal with pests
April 13, 2015Roaches, rodents, and bedbugs. Those are the Big Three for Dion Lerman, who has become an odd sort of celebrity because of the community presentations he gives about how people can manage pests in their homes without using toxic chemicals. Kids call him "the bug guy."
Roadmaps and Standards Make Green Cleaning Easy
April 7, 2015Green Cleaning is often thought of as "low hanging fruit" when facility managers work to "green" their buildings. And what was once quite challenging has become easy because so much work has been done over the years to identify "best practices" and to collate them in succinct "roadmaps", along with third-party programs and product standards, which will take a facility as fast and far as it wants to travel along the green journey.
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Programs
April 11 - December 11, 2015
Benchmarking Existing Schools for Health and Performance Webinar
April 21, 2015
What You Need to Know About Bed Bugs, A Workshop for Home Visitors & Health Providers
April 27, 2015
Growing Roots in Farm to School Webinar Series
April 30 - May 28, 2015
Community Health Fair
May 6, 2015