Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

Extension’s weather stations provide growers with valuable insight for disease management
Fire blight, a contagious disease caused by the bacterium Erwinia amylovora, is one of the most destructive orchard threats to apples and pears in New... Learn More
Do you grow arugula? Have you experienced arugula crop losses? If so, we want to hear from you! The Northeast Arugula Team (NEAT)&nb... Learn More
We are hearing reports of western bean cutworm activity in sweet corn this week. This species is relatively new to our region and can cause injury to ... Learn More
We have started to detect SWD in blueberry and raspberry crops here in Durham and suspect that most fruit growing areas will be at low to high risk of... Learn More
The Cucurbit Downy Mildew (CDM) forecasts have changed rapidly with the storms coming up from the south. The risk is increasing, particularly for... Learn More
A new report has been confirmed this summer in Grafton County, by our state entomologist, Piera Siegert. It has now been found in several gardens and ... Learn More
Do you use the New England Vegetable Management Guide as a resource? If so, we want to hear from you!!! The authors of the New England Vegetable ... Learn More
Spotted wing drosophila (SWD) is an invasive fly that lays her eggs in the ripe and ripening fruit of thin skinned fruits, like raspberries, blueberri... Learn More
Nematodes are the most abundant and diverse group of animals on Earth. Some infect plants and animals, but entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) only infect insects. This blog series has everything you need to know about using EPNs for biological control of i
Nematodes are the most abundant and diverse group of animals on Earth. Some infect plants and animals, but entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) only infe... Learn More
Do you think sweet corn pest monitoring thresholds need an update?  Represent New England pest management needs by filling out this survey: ht... Learn More