April 2017

April 18, 2017
April 2017 Download

The April 2017 issue of IPM Insights is now available as a downloadable PDF.

April 18, 2017
Plants have natural defense systems

Some plants emit chemical “help” signals that call natural enemies— such as beneficial insects— to their aid.

April 18, 2017
Resources April 2017

Resources from the April 2017 issue of IPM Insights.

April 18, 2017
When the Whole Farm Is the Region
When the Whole Farm Is the Region

The idea of “whole farm” pest management came to life recently for growers in the Northeast.

April 18, 2017
Applying the "Whole Farm" Concept to Apartment Buildings
Applying the "Whole Farm" Concept to Apartment Buildings

That cockroach creeping across your neighbor’s apartment floor is certainly spewing forth tiny asthma-triggering allergens—a vicious band of Wild West gunmen raiding the whole farm of human dwellings.

April 18, 2017
Beyond Agriculture: The Whole Farm Approach to Pests
Beyond Agriculture: The Whole Farm Approach to Pests

Change can be rapid or slow in forming, requiring years of stimuli, until one day something clicks, or just makes more sense.