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.
November 24, 2014In this issue you will find articles on: Children’s Health in Childcares; Pest Spotlight: Bed Bugs; Don’t Forget to Wash Your Hands!; IPM for Mice Videos; Upcoming Events.
November 24, 2014Greenhouse growers and educators who want reduce pesticide use by learning about predators and other biological controls to combat pests can attend a workshop at Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences. Biocontrol is profitable, safer and attracts environmentally conscious customers.
November 20, 2014Bed bugs are a growing problem across the country, but one city is taking a proactive step, thanks in part to the Pennsylvania IPM Program.
November 19, 2014Want to know why your cucumbers are producing flowers but no fruit? It could be that your flowers are only male. Can’t for the life of you figure out what those white spots on your squash plants are? A new app called PlantVillage may be able to help.
November 18, 2014It is as astonishing as it is sad to watch a ladybug turn into a zombie. Normally ladybugs are sophisticated and voracious predators. A single individual may devour several thousand aphids in a lifetime.
School IPM Online Courses
November 1 - December 19, 2014
ServSafe Food Safety Courses
November 5 - December 10, 2014
Making the Case for Environmental Health, Academic Performance and High-Performing Facilities
December 11, 2014
Controlling Bed Bugs in Schools
December 16, 2014
8th International Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Symposium
March 24-26, 2015