Integrated Pest Management Program
Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, Department of Extension
What is IPM?Introduction Management Practices
Program AreasFruit Greenhouse Invasive Species IPM Curriculum Nursery Turf and Landscape Vegetables
ResourcesPublications Organizations Participation / Opportunities Related Links
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a sustainable and scientific approach to managing pests. IPM practitioners base decisions on information that is collected systematically as they integrate economic, environmental and social goals. This approach applies to any situation, agricultural or urban, and is flexible enough to accommodate the changing demands of agriculture, commerce and society.
The University of Connecticut IPM Program staff members work directly with and provide educational outreach to commercial growers, natural area managers, groundskeepers, educators and the general public in Connecticut. In addition, they conduct research and offer extension programs in these areas: Fruit, Greenhouse, Invasive Species, IPM Curriculum, Nursery, Turf & Landscape and Vegetables.
7th biennial Invasive Plant Symposium, presented by the Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group (CIPWG), will be held on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at the Student Union, Storrs campus. Click here for more information and to register.
The Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo, held in even years, features educational workshops from nationally recognized speakers and a trade show will be held November 5th and 6th, 2014 at MassMutual Center, Springfield, MA. Register by September 15th for discount rates.
2014-2015 New England Vegetable Management Guide is now available through the UConn Office of Communications and on-line at store.uconn.edu. Cost is $25 plus shipping.
2013-2014 New England Small Fruit Pest Management Guide is now available through the UConn Office of Communications and the on-line store at store.uconn.edu. Cost is $16 plus shipping.