​​​​​​​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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SLF will lay eggs on any solid surface, including trees, tires—even lawn furniture. Scrape the eggs by putting them in doubled sealable bags, alcohol or hand sanitizer or by smashing or burning them. Fewer eggs this winter mean fewer SLF next...
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Citing the synergy of their respective missions and a rich history of collaboration, New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (NYSIPM) Director Alejandro Calixto has announced that Cornell Cooperative Extension’s nationally recognized...

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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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