Integrated Pest Management Insights

December 21, 2020
Beneficial Pollinators and the Plants That Attract Them
Beneficial Pollinators and the Plants That Attract Them

SLELO PRISM has developed an illustrated guide that provides an overview of some of the pollinators you may want to attract to your garden.

December 21, 2020
New York Commissions Study Supporting Pollinator Conservation, Management
New York Commissions Study Supporting Pollinator Conservation, Management

In 2015, New York’s state government assembled a pollinator task force to address declines in native pollinator populations.

December 21, 2020
December 2020 Download

The December 2020 issue of IPM Insights is now available as a downloadable PDF.

December 21, 2020
Spotted Lanternfly, an Invasive Pest Threatening Grapes and Other Crops, Found in Ithaca, NY
Spotted Lanternfly, an Invasive Pest Threatening Grapes and Other Crops, Found in Ithaca, NY

A population of spotted lanternfly (SLF) has been found in Ithaca, NY, just off the Cornell University campus.

October 12, 2020
Center Awards 2020 Grants Supporting IPM in the Northeast
Center Awards 2020 Grants Supporting IPM in the Northeast

The Northeastern IPM Center has announced the recipients of its IPM Partnership Grants for 2020.

October 12, 2020
Carpet Beetles in Kindergarten
Carpet Beetles in Kindergarten

Carpet beetles are like bed bugs in that they are very tiny and hard to find. The difference is, bed bugs bite. Carpet beetles do not.

October 12, 2020
The Fungus Among Us: Restoring Ecosystems and Controlling Pests
The Fungus Among Us: Restoring Ecosystems and Controlling Pests

One of the main and most well-known benefits of fungi is that they help break down and recycle organic material, making nutrients available for new life. But that is just one part of their multifaceted role in the broader ecosystem.

October 12, 2020
New English and Spanish Resources for Multifamily Housing Residents Available at StopPests.org
New English and Spanish Resources for Multifamily Housing Residents Available at StopPests.org

StopPests in Housing has released three pest-specific resources to help share the IPM message with multifamily housing residents.

October 12, 2020
New York State IPM Program Welcomes New Director
New York State IPM Program Welcomes New Director

Alejandro Calixto, formerly head of the Florida Research Center for Corteva Agriscience, is the new director of the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (NYSIPM).

October 12, 2020
Paraquat Label Changes, Training Requirements
Paraquat Label Changes, Training Requirements

Users of herbicides containing paraquat—the active ingredient in Gramoxone® and Firestorm® herbicides—need to be aware of recent label changes and new training requirements.

October 12, 2020
Pesticide Use Guidance for New York During COVID-19
Pesticide Use Guidance for New York During COVID-19

Along with the increased use of disinfectants and sanitizers during the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increase in adverse health effects from the misuse of these products. There have also been several fraudulent products that potential applicators should be aware of.

October 12, 2020
October 2020 Download

The October 2020 issue of IPM Insights is now available as a downloadable PDF.

May 18, 2020
Center Supports Ongoing Development of School IPM Web Resources
Center Supports Ongoing Development of School IPM Web Resources

The Northeast School IPM Working Group received a Northeastern IPM Center Partnership Grant in 2013 to develop a set of best-management practices for safe, effective school IPM, and to build a new website to host them and make them widely available.

May 18, 2020
Maine Leads Project Using Winter Ecology to Manage Small Ruminant Parasites
Maine Leads Project Using Winter Ecology to Manage Small Ruminant Parasites

Barber pole worm, Haemonchus contortus, is a particular threat to sheep and goat farms throughout the Northeast region.

May 18, 2020
In Favor of More Biologically Based Options
In Favor of More Biologically Based Options

Alternatives to conventional pesticides protect crops with reduced impacts on health and environment.

May 18, 2020
New Varroa Mite Webinars
New Varroa Mite Webinars

In spring of 2019, the Northeastern IPM Center hosted a webinar on varroa mite management for beekeepers as part of our IPM Toolbox webinar series.

May 18, 2020
Center Awards 2020 Partnership Grants
Center Awards 2020 Partnership Grants

The Northeastern IPM Center has announced the recipients of its IPM Partnership Grants for 2020.

May 18, 2020
Funding Available for Pest Management Plans, Profiles

The Northeastern IPM Center has announced the availability of funding for updated and new pest management strategy plans (PMSPs) and production/management profiles (PMPs).

May 18, 2020
Focusing on Invasive Species Awareness
Focusing on Invasive Species Awareness

The Northeastern IPM Center highlights National Invasive Species Awareness Week (May 16–23) and New York Invasive Species Awareness Week (June 7–13).

May 18, 2020
May 2020 Download

The May 2020 issue of IPM Insights is now available as a downloadable PDF.