​​​​​​​Our Mission

The New York State Integrated Pest Management Program develops sustainable ways to manage pests and helps people use methods that minimize environmental, health, and economic risks.

Use tools and data for risk assessment and to help you make data-driven decisions in your pest management plans.

Learn how we’re pioneering ecologically resilient pest management practices that lead to safer, more sustainable strategies for managing pests.

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IPM News

Sarah Dressel-Nikles '11, right with check, president of the Hudson Valley Research Laboratory board, New York State Sen. Michelle Hinchey (D-41st), left with check, and Jared Buono, director of the lab with CALS leaders, lab staff and board, and members of the New York Farm Bureau.


The Hudson Valley Research Laboratory in Highland, New York, a partnership between Cornell AgriTech and area growers, is receiving $1 million in capital funding from the state for improvements that will take the research facility into the future...

  • Hudson Valley Lab
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
Hannah Tolz with a spotted lanternfly on her hand

Field Note

Meet Hannah Tolz We recently talked to Hannah about what inspires her work and how it’s contributing to NYSIPM’s mission to lead research and education on the selection and use of pest management options to protect personal, environmental and...
  • New York State Integrated Pest Management
  • Entomology

Emerging IPM Issues

Emerging IPM issues, strategies shared during NYS Ag and Markets Conference

New York State Integrated Pest Management staff shared insight and resources on emerging invasive species, tick-borne diseases, alternatives to neonicotinoid pesticides, rodent exclusion, spotted lanternfly research, pesticide safety and more with nearly 100 New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Plant Industry Division employees at Cornell AgriTech as part of the Division’s annual conference.


2022-2023 Annual Report

The New York State Integrated Pest Management program is proud to present its 2022-2023 Annual Report, highlighting our continued dedication to sustainable pest management and our commitment to creating a healthier and more resilient New York State.

Beneficial Insects

Beneficial Insect Habitat Open House

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our annual Beneficial Habitat Open House, and a special thank you to Petra Paige-Mann of Fruition Seeds for leading guided explorations and sharing information about the seeds used in our Cornell AgriTech plot.



Thanks to our friends form Cornell's Department of Entomology and Nanoscience Lab for helping us celebrate all things insect during Insectapalooza 2023!

People gathered around tables with microscopes
people working in a field
a group of people in a field
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