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Integrated Pest Management Program

Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, Department of Extension


Most of these IPM-related publications are available as free downloads. Some must be purchased.

IPM Curriculum

IPM Educational Manuals with regional information

Crop Talk

Crop Talk is a newsletter from the University of Connecticut Cooperative Extension System and Department of Plant Science for commercial vegetable and fruit growers. Our goal with Crop Talk is to provide you with information on the latest developments in any and all aspects of vegetable and fruit farming, and to keep you abreast of upcoming educational events and opportunities.

Commercial vegetable growers: To sign up for a hard copy of Crop Talk, email and leave your mailing address and a short description of your farm (i.e., acres and what you grow).

Fruit growers: To sign up for the Crop Talk listserve, email and write Crop Talk in the subject line.

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, 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,, (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 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 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 Cost is $16 plus shipping.