"Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a way to manage insect pests and diseases on crops by combining several complimentary strategies such as sanitation, pest detection and biological control. ‘Soft’ chemical pesticides may be used, but only when necessary”

Latest News!!!
January 2015 Tri-State Greenhouse IPM Workshop Registration Form Click Here
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We are working to promote the greater adoption of essential IPM practices for greenhouse growers throughout
ME, NH & VT by providing technical assistance  and hand-on IPM education and workshops.

Much of the information on this site is directly from our newest publication
 "Greenhouse Manager's Guide to Integrated Pest Management in Northern New England".

This site was prepared with input from the Tri-State Greenhouse IPM Advisory Group
'meeting the needs of growers through hands on workshops and the identification of key research priorities'

Margaret Skinner, UVM
Cheryl E. Frank Sullivan, UVM
Bruce L. Parker, UVM
Linda Boccuzzo, VT Dept. Agric & Markets
Tim Schmalz, VT Dept.Agric. & Markets

Bruce Watt, Univ. of ME
Jim Dill, Univ. of ME
Kathy Murray, ME Dept. Agric
New Hampshire
Alan Eaton, Univ. of NH
Cheryl Smith, Univ. of NH
Brian Krug, Univ. of NH
Chris Schlegel, D.S. Cole Growers
Jeff Huntington, Pleasant View Gardens
Piera Siegert, NH Dept. Agric. & Markets

For more information, please contact: Margaret Skinner, (802) 656-5440
 or Cheryl E. Frank Sullivan, (802) 656-5434

Last Update December 2014