Pennsylvania 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.
September 16, 2014Got stink bugs? If so, the federal government is asking you to count them over the next month beginning today. The smelly pests wreak havoc on crops and freak out homeowners when they come inside at this time of year looking for a warm place to spend the winter.
September 16, 2014An international team of researchers has designed decoys that mimic female emerald ash borer beetles and successfully entice male emerald ash borers to land on them in an attempt to mate, only to be electrocuted and killed by high-voltage current.
September 11, 2014If you happen to see a lot of bugs crawling around the Bryce Jordan Center, they aren't going to be calling any exterminators because it's Penn State's Great Insect Fair! Penn State PhD Candidate Lauren Quevillon fills us in on the educational infestation, including her special research subject "zombie ants"!
September 8, 2014For the past few years, folks in Pennsylvania have heard reports from Midwestern states of continuous corn growers struggling to control populations of western corn rootworms that developed resistance to some Bt corn varieties.
September 8, 2014Having trouble with pests in your greenhouses and high tunnels? Interested in learning more about using biological control to manage them?
School IPM Online Courses
September 1 - December 19, 2014
ServSafe Food Safety Courses
September 3 - December 10, 2014
Chemicals and Health Course
September 15 - October 26, 2014
Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health & the Environment 12th Annual Conference
September 19, 2014
Eco-Healthy Child Care® (EHCC) Training
September 23, 2014