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.
CT Vegetable & Small Fruit Grower's Conference will be held Thursday, January 16, 2014 at Maneeley's Conference Center in South Windsor, CT. Click here to downlad the program agenda and registration information.
The 2013 New England Vegetable & Fruit Conference, to be held December 17-19, Radisson, Manchester, NH, has 30 educational sessions, 150 local, regional or national speakers, cutting edge Farmer-to-Farmer Discussions & 120+ trade show exhibitors.
The Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo, held in even years, features educational workshops from nationally recognized speakers and a trade show. Tentative date for the next one: November 2014.
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.