IPM Success Stories: Community and Urban Settings

March 19, 2018
To Stop Bed Bugs in Affordable Housing: Keys to Success
To Stop Bed Bugs in Affordable Housing: Keys to Success

Managers need to take a proactive approach to pest control, especially for bed bugs.

October 27, 2017
Ideas for Your Nuisance Deer Conservation Program
Ideas for Your Nuisance Deer Conservation Program

Imagine that you could hire a consultant to help you deal with the ecological damage caused by having too many deer in your municipality.

July 18, 2017
How to Tell Pests to Stay Away
How to Tell Pests to Stay Away

Exclusion, or prevention—it’s a fundamental principle of IPM, but why does it matter and how does one do it?

July 18, 2017
Preventing Ticks and Lyme Disease: Scientists Test New Strategy
Preventing Ticks and Lyme Disease: Scientists Test New Strategy

According to DreamBible.com, “to dream of ticks represents an annoyance in your life that forces you to be extra careful.”

July 18, 2017
Keeping Stink Bugs Out of Your House, and Your Island Nation
Keeping Stink Bugs Out of Your House, and Your Island Nation

Officials from New Zealand requested, in April, about twenty odd dead insect specimens preserved in bottles of hand sanitizer.

November 1, 2016
It's the Small Things that Add Up
It's the Small Things that Add Up

“Wow, I didn’t know such a small thing could do so much damage!”

November 1, 2016
Pest Management in Alternative Crops: A New Learning Experience
Pest Management in Alternative Crops: A New Learning Experience

As immigrant farmers embark on the adventure of food production, they face many challenges including pest management issues.

November 1, 2016
Expression "New Entry Farmers" Includes Students, Too
Expression "New Entry Farmers" Includes Students, Too

Through this program, students learn organic vegetable production and agricultural entrepreneurship.

November 1, 2016
New Entry and Beginning Farmers
New Entry and Beginning Farmers

There’s a new back-to-basics movement, one that would be understood by today’s connected, savvy, environmentally-conscious, new and beginning farmer.

August 3, 2015
IPM with a Focus on People

When you think IPM, you might first picture agriculture, crops, and turf. Or perhaps insect biology and behavior. However, there’s an important human component.