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Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a key approach for effectively managing and controlling weeds, pests, and disease on sustainable farms.

By implementing IPM techniques, farmers can prevent problems before they happen and better control those that do.

PRINCIPLES

Greenhouses & Hoophouses webinar with Lloyd Travern

WEED CONTROL

Weed the Soil, Not the Crop article by Ann and Eric Nordell

Practical Weed Control book by Wageningen University in the Netherlands

Weed Management for Organic Farmers, Growers and Smallholders: A Complete Guide book by Gareth Davies

Midwest Mechanical Weed Control Field Day 2020 virtual series

PEST CONTROL

Biological control resource library

Buglady Consulting’s website, Facebook, & Instagram

Suzanne Wainwright-Evan’s recommended reading list & resources

Suzanne also strongly recommends the following tools and resources:

USB microscopes

Pollinator Trial Results 2013 study by Penn State

The work of Ron Valentin regarding biocontrols

Keeping Out the Rugose Virus webinar with Cara McCreary

DISEASE CONTROL

Recognizing & Managing Disease in Vegetable Crops webinar with Steve Bogash