Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a strategy used to manage insect pests in the landscape by using economically and environmentally sustainable practices.
Key Steps in IPM
- Scout and monitor for pests and damage
- Accurate pest identification
- Recognize and diagnose plant damage
- Determine an action threshold
- Apply appropriate IPM practices
- Evaluate the success of your program and make needed adjustments to prevent pest problems
Texas IPM Blacklands IPM Updates
To access the latest Blackland IPM newsletter from IPM Agent’s in Hill and McLennan Counties, CLICK HERE
Would you like to receive audio updates?
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Integrated Pest Management Program has developed an IPM Audio Update for different regions of Texas. These audio updates are released weekly and when subscribing with a cell phone number, you will receive a text when the new audio clip is posted with a link to the recording. To sign up for the Audio Update that cover the Central Texas Blacklands, North East Texas, the Brazos River bottom, and Upper Gulf Coast click here. To register for audio updates from other regions in Texas please click here.
Access our Repository for past Blacklands IMP updates: Click Here
To learn about the history of IPM, click on the book image below.
Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring alerted the public to the problems with pesticides.