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.
December 15, 2014In this issue you will find articles on the new online IPM lesson for child cares, head lice, reducing clutter to ring in the New Year and upcomming events.
December 9, 2014Another vampire arthropod has pierced Pennsylvania's plant life with its sucking mouthparts. The spotted lanternfly may be more colorful than the brown marmorated stink bug, but it is just as unwelcome. Much of Berks County is under quarantine after the invasive alien was discovered there this fall.
December 4, 2014Feeding honey bees a natural diet of pollen makes them significantly more resistant to pesticides than feeding them an artificial diet, according to a team of researchers, who also found that pesticide exposure causes changes in expression of genes that are sensitive to diet and nutrition.
December 3, 2014There was plenty of squirming in City Council chambers this morning, as lawmakers convened a hearing on the vexing problem of bed bugs — and how hard they are to exterminate in a city of row homes.
December 3, 2014The first of several bed bug hearings took place in Philadelphia today, with 14 residents testifying. Residents shared stories about their bed bug situations. They are hopeful the hearings will get them the help they need to get rid of their bed bug problems once and for all.
Winter Wednesday Lunch Series: Vegetable and Small Fruit Production Webinars
December 10, 2014 to March 25, 2015
Biological Pest Control for Greenhouse Growers
March 15, 2015
8th International Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Symposium
March 24-26, 2015