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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.

Pest Alert

Alert for New York State

Chrysanthemum white rust (CWR) is a fungal disease of chrysanthemums caused by Puccinia horiana that  can cause severe damage, including complete crop loss due to direct effects of the disease or to quarantine  procedures.

Invasive Species

Spotted Lanternfly Update

NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets has reported that the first adult spotted lanternfly of the season have been confirmed in Long Island City (Queens County). Populations are expected to reach record numbers this year. –July 18

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Attended by more than a dozen state and local elected officials and New York Farm Bureau members, Calixto 's presentation featured an overview of the 13 research projects being conducted by NYSIPM and Cornell University faculty and staff to...
  • New York State Integrated Pest Management
A hummingbird at a feeder.


Ten years ago, Juliet Carroll was intrigued when a New York state berry grower asked if hummingbirds could be used to prey on spotted-wing drosophila (SWD), a pest species new to the region but quickly wreaking havoc on the state’s $20 million...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • New York State Integrated Pest Management
  • Department of Entomology
Portrait of Regina Clinton


Clinton has served as a lecturer and instructor at both Nazareth University and the State University of New York (SUNY) at Geneseo, where she specialized in courses related to ecology and biology. She holds master’s and bachelor’s degrees in...
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Antonio DiTommaso in the Cornell Weed Science Teaching Garden


The classic identification guide “Weeds of the Northeast” sprouted from a collaboration of Cornell researchers. Now, a new edition of the book brings together a pair of uncannily named weed scientists: Antonio DiTommaso and Joseph DiTomaso.

  • New York State Integrated Pest Management
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section