Pest Management

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Do you have a pest problem? Find information about the combination of complementary methods to control pests that minimize or eliminate the use of toxic pesticides. Find resources related to:

National Site for the USDA Regional IPM Centers Information System

USDA. National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

Provides information about commodities, pests and pest management practices and pesticide use, an IPM expertise database, state and commodity crop profiles, crop timelines and pest management strategic plans.

Pest Management

USDA. Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education.

A selection of books and bulletins available for purchase and online access on the topics of successful pest management systems for farmers and ranchers.

Pest Management

National Center for Appropriate Technology. ATTRA - National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service.

NSF Center for Integrated Pest Management

North Carolina State University.

The Center "fosters the development and implementation of pest management programs and policies" at the state, regional, national and international levels that result in "economically sound, environmentally compatible, and sociologically responsible pest management in diverse systems including crop production, urban and natural settings."

Integrated Pest Management Florida

University of Florida.

Provides success stories, projects reports, extension resources, training opportunities, funding and employment information, an events listing, and related links on integrated pest management with a focus on four areas: agricultural, natural, environmental, home and community. Resources also available on applying IPM.

Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program

University of California.

Pest Profiles. Image gallery. Management, education and research information on diseases, insects, mites, arthropods, nematodes, weeds and other pests.

Integrated Pest Management at Iowa State University

Iowa State University.

Covers many aspects of IPM. Available resources include: current news, videos, pest and insect newsletters and publications, IPM curriculum for high school and post secondary ag students, a plant disease clinic, and more.

VegEdge. Vegetable Crop Integrated Pest Management

University of Minnesota. Cooperative Extension Service.

Provides vegetable pest factsheets, research reports, profiles by crop and by pest, and newsletters with a focus on the Midwestern United States.