Agricultural Education


Integrated Pest Management: Concepts and Strategies

Publication Date

Spring 5-1-2020

Publication Number

LGP 1051


Integrated pest management (IPM) is a system of pest management relying on using all available strategies to reduce costs to producers and environmental impacts. This article provides an overview of the basic concepts of integrated pest management (IPM). The intended audience includes new farmers, consultants, and all those involved in pest management. It can be used in conjunction with specific pest management recommendations to make informed decisions that utilize principles of IPM.

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Target Audiences

Producers, researchers, educators, extension