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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

Jude Boucher
Extension Educator
IPM & Sustainable Agriculture Coordinator, Tolland County Extension Office

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

Phone: 860.875.3331
FAX: 860.875.0220
Email: jude.boucher@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

Turf and Landscape

Ana Legrand

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

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

Xerces Society’s Conservation Biological Control Short Course

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT
4-H Education Center at Auer Farm
158 Auer Farm Rd.
Bloomfield, CT

Learn a science-based strategy that seeks to integrate beneficial insects for natural pest control!
Click here to find out more or to register

Hands on Biological Controls Workshop for Greenhouse Growers

Thursday, June 22, 2017

UConn Storrs

Click here for program brochure and registration information

Space is limited, so please register early.

Questions?  Contact Leanne Pundt, leanne.pundt@uconn.edu or call 860-625-6855


Municipal Grounds and Sports Turf Academy

June 28th & 29th, 2017, 8 am-4 pm
W.B. Young Building, 1376 Storrs Road, Room 100
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

The registration fee is $180.00.
$20 discount ($160 per person) for groups of 3 or more. Student registration is $25.
Registration fee includes refreshments, lunch, and an information packet.
Pesticide Recertification Credits – 7 Credits/Day Categories 3A, 3B, & PA


Program and registration information.
Register online. (Online registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on June 26.)
Or send in a
Mail-in registration form.

For registration after June 26, contact Vickie Wallace.

Questions? Contact: Vickie Wallace, victoria.wallace@uconn.edu, (860) 885-2826

 

IPM News

The 2016 UConn IPM Annual Report is now available.

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

IPM Program new color posters now available on the website.

New Plant Diagnostic Lab Website!

The new 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.