NYSIPM News

The latest news from New York State Integrated Pest Management. 

Projects

Weed Seedbank Project

Germinating weed seeds from soil samples collected from farms across New York State.

Podcasts

Biopesticides: A Different Approach to Plant Pest Control

Tom Christopher talked to The New York State IPM Program's Amara Dunn-Silver about biopesticides on the most recent episode of the Growing Greener Podcast.  

person posing in front of a greenhouse full of trays of soils of different shades
Portrait of Amara Dunn
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.

News

State invests $1M in Hudson Valley Research Lab

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
grain seedheads frame field day crowd

News

  • New York State Integrated Pest Management
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
A white mealybug crawls on a leaf

News

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
a stump with the words "Into the Weeds" written on it

News

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