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Integrated Pest Management Program

Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, Department of Extension

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Program Coordinator

Donna Ellis

IPM Program Coordinator

Senior Extension Educator

Co-Chair, Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group (CIPWG)

University of Connecticut
Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture
1376 Storrs Road, Unit 4067
Storrs, CT 06269-4067

Phone: 860.486.6448
FAX: 860.486.0682
Email: donna.ellis@uconn.edu

Program Areas

Commercial Fruit Crops

Mary Concklin
Fruit IPM Extension Educator

University of Connecticut
Department of Plant Science & Landscape Architecture
1376 Storrs Road, Unit 4067
Storrs, CT 06269-4067

Phone: 860.486.6449
Email: mary.concklin@uconn.edu

Commercial Greenhouse Crops

Leanne Pundt
Extension Educator

University of Connecticut
Litchfield County Extension Center
843 University Drive
Torrington, CT 06790-2635

Phone: 860.626.6855
Email: leanne.pundt@uconn.edu
Richard J. McAvoy
Professor and Extension Specialist

University of Connecticut
Department of Plant Science & Landscape Architecture
1376 Storrs Road, Unit 4067
Storrs, CT 06269-4067

Phone: 860.486.0627
FAX: 860.486.0682
Email: Richard.mcavoy@uconn.edu
John Bartok
Emeritus Extension Professor, University of Connecticut

Agricultural Engineer
135 Pumpkin Hill Road
Ashford, CT 06278

Phone: 860.429.4842
Email: jbartok@rcn.com

Commercial Nursery

Donna Ellis
IPM Program Coordinator

Senior Extension Educator

Co-Chair, Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group (CIPWG)

University of Connecticut
Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture
1376 Storrs Road, Unit 4067
Storrs, CT 06269-4067

Phone: 860.486.6448
FAX: 860.486.0682
Email: donna.ellis@uconn.edu


Commercial Vegetable Crops

University of Connecticut
Tolland County Extension Office
24 Hyde Avenue
Vernon, CT 06066

Phone: 860.875.3331
FAX: 860.875.0220
 

Invasive Species

Donna Ellis: Invasive Plants
IPM Program Coordinator

Senior Extension Educator
Co-Chair, Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group (CIPWG)

University of Connecticut
Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture
1376 Storrs Road, Unit 4067
Storrs, CT 06269-4067

Phone: 860.486.6448
FAX: 860.486.0682
Email: donna.ellis@uconn.edu

Ana Legrand: Invasive Insects

Assistant Extension Professor (Entomology)

University of Connecticut
Department of Plant Science & Landscape Architecture
1376 Storrs Road, Unit 4067
Storrs, CT 06269-4067

Phone: 860.486.0869
FAX: 860.486.0682
Email: ana.legrand@uconn.edu

IPM Curriculum

Donna Ellis
IPM Program Coordinator

Senior Extension Educator

Co-Chair, Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group (CIPWG)
 

University of Connecticut
Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture
1376 Storrs Road, Unit 4067
Storrs, CT 06269-4067

Phone: 860.486.6448
FAX: 860.486.0682
Email: donna.ellis@uconn.edu

School IPM

Victoria Wallace
Associate Extension Educator

University of Connecticut
New London County Extension Center
562 New London Turnpike
Norwich, CT 06360-6599

Phone 860.885.2826
Fax 860.886.1164
Email: victoria.wallace@uconn.edu

Donna Ellis
IPM Program Coordinator

Senior Extension Educator

Co-Chair, Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group (CIPWG)

University of Connecticut
Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture
1376 Storrs Road, Unit 4067
Storrs, CT 06269-4067

Phone: 860.486.6448
FAX: 860.486.0682
Email: donna.ellis@uconn.edu

Turf and Landscape

Victoria Wallace
Associate Extension Educator

University of Connecticut
New London County Extension Center
562 New London Turnpike
Norwich, CT 06360-6599

Phone 860.885.2826
Fax 860.886.1164
Email: victoria.wallace@uconn.edu

Donna Ellis
IPM Program Coordinator

Senior Extension Educator

Co-Chair, Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group (CIPWG)

University of Connecticut
Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture
1376 Storrs Road, Unit 4067
Storrs, CT 06269-4067

Phone: 860.486.6448
FAX: 860.486.0682
Email: donna.ellis@uconn.edu

Upcoming IPM Events

 Bedding Plants – Spring 2018

Feb 22, 2018 Tolland County Extension Center

Pre-register by Feb 20th for Feb 22 meeting 

Contact Leanne Pundt at leanne.pundt@uconn.edu or call 860-626-6855

Four pesticide recertification credits!

Click here for program and registration form.

 

Tips and Tools for Organic Management of Vegetable Insect Pests

The class will cover approaches and tools for organic management of vegetable insect pests. A selection of insect pest examples will be used to examine the role of beneficial insects, cultural practices, physical controls, biological and botanical pesticides.

Date: 2/17/2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: James L. Goodwin Conservation Center, 23 Potter Road, Hampton
More information

IPM News

Position Announcement: The UConn IPM Program has an opening for a part-time Nursery IPM Technician.  Click here for the Position Description or contact Donna Ellis.

The 2017 UConn IPM Annual Report is now available.

Would you like to receive updates and other announcements about nursery and landscape pests?  Please reply to Donna Ellis with your name, the name of your business, and your email address to be added to the email distribution list for the UConn Nursery and Landscape Pest Update, now available on the IPM website.

Lily Leaf Beetle updates are now available: Revised Fact Sheet and Infographic.

The UConn IPM Program color posters are now available on the website.

New Plant Diagnostic Lab Website!

The IPM Brochure is now available!

Pesticide Applicators:  Public Comment Period Now Open for EPA's Certification and Training Proposal

2016-2017 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.

2017-2018  New England Greenhouse Floriculture Guide is available through the UConn Office of Communications at 860-486-3336, and online here.  Cost is $40.

2015 New England Tree Fruit Management Guide is now available through the UConn Office of Communications at 860-486-3336, and on-line at store.uconn.edu. Cost is $35 plus shipping.

2015-2016 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.