What is IPM?
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a sustainable approach to managing pests that integrates biological, cultural, physical, and chemical tools in a way that minimizes economic, health, and environmental risks. (National Coalition on IPM)
What is Organic IPM?
Organic Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is an approach to managing pests that integrates organically-approved biological, cultural, physical, and chemical tools in a way that minimizes economic, health, and environmental risks.
What's new in 2013
What's new in 2012
What's new in 2011
What's new in 2010
What's new in 2009
What was new in 2008
NOTE: Some of the following links are provided for biological information only and may not contain organically-approved practices and materials.
Farm Planning is a process integrating management decision
making with environmental, economic, and production concerns
in mind in order to balance profitability and environmental
and social sustainability.
Organic Apple Production Guides
Biological Control Agents
*Please note that the pest complex and environmental conditions are somewhat different in New England but these programs offer information and insights on the challenges of arthropod and disease management.