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Integrated Pest Management
Integrated Pest Management
Updated: August 10, 2022
Roots in Research - Yield of 2020 - CMREC - Upper Marlboro
Take a look at the research happening here at the Central Maryland Research and Education Center in Upper Marlboro (CMREC-UM). Even though we are one of the smallest Research and Education Centers (RECs) in the State, our scope of research is quite vast. Here at CMREC-UM you will find research on agronomy, cover crops, forestry, horticulture, irrigation, livestock, water quality and more.
Updated: August 1, 2022
Pesticide and Nutrient Management Meetings
A list of meetings for pesticide and Nutrient Management.
Updated: July 25, 2022
Pesticide Safety and Training
The University of Maryland Pesticide Safety and Training program was created to assist agricultural producers and businesses with timely information regarding pesticide use and recommendations. Farms use Integrated Pest Management (IPM) to solve pest problems while minimizing risks to people and the environment.
Updated: July 18, 2022
Natural Area Management Services Directory: Insect or Disease Management
Woodlands are under increasing pressure from both native and invasive insects or diseases. Insect or disease management providers are listed here.
Updated: July 15, 2022
Grape Pest and Weed Management
A list of resources for Grape Pest and Weed Management
Updated: July 14, 2022
IPM Vegetable and Fruit Scouting Tips
IpM Scouting Tips posted in the Fruit and Vegetable News.
Updated: July 11, 2022
Botrytis is a major disease threat as harvest approaches. Botrytis cinerea is a fungus that affects many plant species, especially wine grapes, where it is commonly known as Botrytis bunch rot or gray mold.
Updated: July 8, 2022
Fungicide Efficacy Tables for Control of Corn and Soybean Diseases
The Crop Protection Network (cropprotectionnetwork.com) is a national working group comprised of Extension agents and specialists from across North America that provide data through publications regarding pest management in agronomic crops. The website and publications can be a great resource for your operation. The following are the most recent fungicide efficacy tables for foliar diseases of corn and soybean.
Updated: June 28, 2022
Mid-Season Disease Management
At 3 to 4 weeks after bloom, the risks of black rot (BR), Phomopsis (Ph; including cane and leaf spot, and fruit rot), and powdery mildew (PM) are decreasing. Downy mildew (DM) will be the main threat. While most Botrytis bunch rot infections occur around bloom and fruit set, bunch closing and veraison may also be critical points for protection when weather conditions are favorable for infection, especially on susceptible varieties.
Updated: May 18, 2022
Commercial Strawberry Production
A variety of information on commercial strawberry production including organic production, pest and weed management, frost and freeze prevention, and more.