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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

Jennifer Dacey
IPM Nursery Technician
University of Connecticut
Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture
1376 Storrs Road, Unit 4067
Storrs, CT 06269-4067

Phone: 860.486.1938
FAX: 860.486.0682
Email: jennifer.dacey@uconn.edu

Commercial Vegetable Crops

Shuresh Ghimire
Extension Vegetable Educator
University of Connecticut
Tolland County Extension Center
24 Hyde Avenue
Vernon, CT 06066

Phone: 860.875.3331
FAX: 860.875.0220
Email: shuresh.ghimire@uconn.edu

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



This work is supported by the Crop Protection and Pest Management Program [grant no. 2017-70006-27201/project accession no. 1013777 and grant no. 2014-70006-22548/project accession no. 1004700] from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
 

Upcoming IPM Events


Sustainably Speaking: Invasive Earthworms and Soil Insect Pests and Pest Walk
Monday, July 30, 2018, 5:00-7:30 PM
at CAEG, 153 Cook Hill Road, Windsor, CT 06095

Click here for program. Click here for a mail-in registration form to pay by check. 
Online Registration is Available Here. 
Contact: Vickie Wallace at 860-885-2826 

School and Municipal Turf/Grounds IPM Workshop: 

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Lebanon Middle School, 891 Exeter Rd, Lebanon, CT 06249

Click here for program agenda. Click here for a mail-in registration form to pay by check. 
Online Registration Available Here.

Contact: Vickie Wallace at 860-885-2826 


Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group (CIPWG) Symposium
Thursday, October 4, 2018

UConn Student Union
Storrs, CT
Click here for symposium information
Online registration
Contact Donna Ellis; 860-486-6448
www.cipwg.uconn.edu


Save the Dates! 

November 7 & 8, 2018
Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo 
Boxborough, MA 
See www.negreenhouse.org 

IPM News

Check out our new IPM Fact Sheets for Nursery and Landscapes - Viburnum Leaf Beetle - Eastern and Forest Tent Caterplliars - Redheaded Flea Beetle - Lace Bugs 

The 2017 UConn IPM Annual Report and a new IPM Poster are 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!

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.