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. IPM emphasizes prevention of conditions conducive to pests and monitoring pest levels rather than calendar-based interventions.
August 28, 2014Why are pollinators so important to our daily lives? Find out at Penn State's Great Insect Fair, taking place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 13, at the Bryce Jordan Center on the University Park campus.
August 28, 2014Mosquitoes infected with the bacteria Wolbachia are more likely to become infected with West Nile virus and more likely to transmit the virus to humans, according to a team of researchers.
August 27, 2014Western Pennsylvania residents will most likely get a reprieve from stink bugs this year, but it doesn't mean they will be gone forever, experts say.
August 25, 2014Animals can provide important opportunities for entertainment and learning. However, there is also a risk for getting sick or hurt from contact with animals, including those in school and daycare classrooms.
August 25, 2014Some western corn rootworms in central Pennsylvania may have developed resistance to a widely used genetic modification in corn, making good management a pressing issue as growers strive to maintain the effectiveness of the trait.
ServSafe Food Safety Courses
August 11 - December 10, 2014
School IPM Online Courses
August 21 - December 19, 2014
Introduction to Organic Vegetable Production
August 26 - September 23, 2014
All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Kudzu Bug Takes Over the Southeastern U.S./Brown Marmorated Stinkbug -- All Bad
September 5, 2014
In-house Bed Bug Prevention and Management Plan: Research Update from Virginia Tech
September 10, 2014