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We work to promote the greater adoption of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for greenhouse & high tunnel growers throughout ME, NH & VT by providing technical assistance & hands-on IPM education.


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"Greenhouse Manager's Guide to Integrated Pest Management in Northern New England".
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"Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a way to manage arthropod pests and diseases on crops by combining several complimentary strategies such as sanitation, nutrient monitoring, pest detection,  incorporation of biological controls & habitat manipulation. Least toxic chemical pesticides may be used, but only when necessary”
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
Ann Hazelrigg, UVM
Jim Dill, Univ. of ME
Gary Fish, ME DACF
Hillary Peterson, ME DACF
Alicyn Smart, Univ. of ME
New Hampshire
Jonathan Ebba, Univ. of NH
Chris Schlegel, D.S. Cole Growers
Jeff Huntington, Pleasant View Gardens
Piera Siegert, NH Dept. Agric. & Markets
 This work is supported by the Univ. of VT College of Agriculture; Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Reseaerch & Education Program; the Crop Protection & Pest Management and Extension IPM Program from the USDA National Institute of Food & Agriculture HATCH Multistate Projects & GreenWorks, the VT Landscape Nursery Assn. Any
opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed herein are those of the authors & do not necessarily reflect the view of any funding organizations mentioned. Events are open to everyone without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, identity, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital or familial status.

For more information, please contact: Margaret Skinner, (802) 656-5440
 or Cheryl Frank Sullivan, (802) 656-5434
Last Update November 2023

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