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.
September 29, 2014PA IPM's Maria Gorgo-Gourovitch, latino community outreach coordinator, and Delmy Orellana-Baires, nutrition educator with Nutrition Links, Chester County Cooperative Extension, provided over 2,000 attendees health information on asthma, bed bugs and other topics in Spanish.
September 24, 2014Over 3,000 people registered for a recent webinar on bed bugs hosted by the StopPests in Housing Program of the Northeastern IPM Center. The webinar, “Lowering Costs with an In-House Bed Bug Prevention and Management Plan," is available at StopPests' website.
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"!
Chemicals and Health Course
September 15 - October 26, 2014
Tick Safe Schools via Integrated Pest Management
September 30, 2014
School IPM Online Courses
October 1 - December 19, 2014
ServSafe Food Safety Courses
October 2 - December 10, 2014
All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Alien Invasions, Zombies Under Foot, and Billions of Decapitated Fire Ants
October 3, 2014