​​​​​​​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

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There are an estimated 10 quintillion insects (that’s 10 plus 17 zeroes) on planet earth and, with the exception of our beloved pollinators, they get mostly bad press: Mosquitoes that spread malaria, and invasive pests that devastate forests...
  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • New York State Integrated Pest Management
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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There is much confusion about the potential for glyphosate (the active ingredient in the herbicide Roundup®) to cause adverse health effects, including cancer.—Dan Wixted Dan Wixted of NYSIPM’s Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) joined...
  • New York State Integrated Pest Management

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!

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