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.
October 28, 2014Scientists have long known that DEET, the gold standard of insect repellents for more than six decades, effectively repels mosquitoes, but now researchers in the Walter Leal Lab at the University of California, Davis, have discovered the exact odorant receptor that makes DEET effective.
October 23, 2014David Hughes understands, maybe better than most, the devastating effects a plant disease can have on crops and the people who rely on them for food and income.
October 22, 2014Millions of young children across the country spend a large portion of their day in child care settings, but pests and pesticide use in these facilities can increase their risk of health problems such as allergies and asthma.
October 20, 2014The October edition of our new monthly newsletter is now available and contains articles on child care IPM training, web-based school IPM curriculum, managing food in the classroom and dealing with mice and other pests.
October 13, 2014What do pests and plastic toys have in common? Both are environmental hazards that are commonly encountered in child care settings.
School IPM Online Courses
October 1 - December 19, 2014
ServSafe Food Safety Courses
October 2 - December 10, 2014
REDUCING ASTHMA DISPARITIES IN THE LATINO COMMUNITY
November 4, 2014
All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Where Have All the Honey Bees Gone? Hope for the Future.
November 7, 2014
Early Childhood Education Summit
November 10-12, 2014