The May 2022 issue of IPM Insights.
Over 90 percent of apple and pear orchards are currently treated with mating disruptors. Learn what mating disruptors are and how they work.
Funding to be distributed through two grant programs: “IPM Partnership Grants” and “Pest Management Strategic Plans and Production/Management Profiles.” In addition to reading about this year’s recipients, learn more about our grant programs and how they drive IPM research and innovation throughout the Northeast.
Got an integrated pest management (IPM) question? Need to know the latest IPM information? The Northeastern IPM Center has the answers with our ongoing webinar series, the IPM Toolbox. View recordings of this spring’s webinars, which discussed tarping and a newly released guide, safe/effective use of pesticides as part of an IPM program, slugs as pests of soybeans and corn, and how canopy-level microclimates affect strawberry disease risk.
The St. Lawrence Eastern Lake Ontario Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (SLELO PRISM) has developed a targeted and measurable strategy for spotted lanternfly outreach in New York State.
Are you curious about how tarps work? The Cornell Small Farms Program’s Reduced Tillage project is happy to share a new publication supported by a Northeastern IPM Center Partnership Grant.
The May 2022 issue of IPM Insights is now available as a downloadable PDF.