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High Tunnel Pest Management

Lady Beetle Eating Aphids on PepperNews & Events
High Tunnel Vegetable Crops: Designing a Scouting Plan

Attracting & Sustaining Aphid Natural Enemeies in High Tunnels Factsheet

Bringing In Un-BEE-lievable Beneficials Brochure 

Check out the webpage for a  recent multi-state collaborative project we are involved with funded by Northeast SARE! Improving Nutrient & Pest Management in High Tunnel Tomato Production
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Learn About Plant-Mediated IPM Systems! Click the link above to view a short video. 
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Recent Presentations

Habitat Plants to Attract Natural Enemies into High Tunnel Crops - New England Vegetable & Berry Conference, December 2017

Bringing In The Other Good Guys
A review of several wild natural enemies that provide FREE pest management services & strategies for luring  them in

High Tunnel Pests & Their Natural Enemies
A review of key pests & their associated natural enemies both purchased & wild

Resources & Links

Conferences & Presentations

Mid-Atlantic Fruit & Vegetable Convention 2016 Presentations by Margaret Skinner
, Univ. of VT Entomology Research Laboratory

Identifying Common Natural Enemies in High Tunnels
Thrips Galore, And We Don't Want More
Using Biocontrols for Insect Pests in High Tunnels

Greenhouse & High Tunnel Tomato Resources (UMASS)


Grower's IPM Guide for Florida Tomato and Pepper Production: Univ. of Florida: http://ipm.ifas.ufl.edu/Agricultural_IPM/Growers_IPM_Guide_for_Florida_Tomato_and_Pepper_Production.html

Links & Publications

Beneficial Insects in New Hampshire Farms & Gardens
By Dr. Alan T. Eaton, Extension Specialist, Entomology - Univ. of NH

High Tunnels.org: http://hightunnels.org/

Manage Insects On Your Farm A Guide to Ecological Strategies:

Minnesota High Tunnel Production Manual - Univ. of Minnesota Ext.: https://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/fruit-vegetable/docs/high-tunnel-manual-2012.pdf

New England Vegetable Management Guide: https://nevegetable.org/about-guide

OMRI Lists
: http://www.omri.org/omri-lists

Penn State Extension - Vegetable, Small Fruit & Mushroom Production Related Pages by Elsa Sanchez & Kathleen Ayers
Scouting Insects in High Tunnnels
Common Insects Found on Sticky Cards in High Tunnels
Common Natural Enemies in High Tunnels
Scouting Insects in High Tunnels by Katie Ayers, Penn State, Mid-Atlantic Fruit & Vegetable Convention Presentation

Regional Contacts & Associations

Vermont Vegetable & Berry Grower Pages: https://www.uvm.edu/vtvegandberry/
Vermont Plant Diagnostic Clinic: http://pss.uvm.edu/pd/pdc/?Page=staff.html
Maine Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association 'MOFGA': http://www.mofga.org/
Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Hampshire 'NOFA-NH': http://nofanh.org/
Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York 'NOFA-NY': https://www.nofany.org/
Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont 'NOFA-VT': http://nofavt.org/

Entomology Research Laboratory, University of Vermont, 661 Spear Street, Burlington ,VT  05405,  Tel: 802.656.5440 - Fax: 802.656.5441

Last update: January 2018