Integrated Pest Management
Working to reduce health and environmental risks from pest management, as well as improve practices, and increase IPM adoption. Our focus areas involve tactics and tools for plant protection, enhancing agricultural biosecurity, and IPM for sustainable communities. The program encompasses four areas; agronomic crops, communities, pest diagnostic facilities, and pesticide education. The overall goal of the Integrated Pest Management program is to develop and deliver information on IPM practices.
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A Guide to Pests, Problems, and Identification of Ornamental Shrubs and Trees in Montana
Digital and Spiral-Bound Copies are Now Available in the MSU Extension Store
This guide is designed as a resource for identifying and managing common pests and problems that may affect trees and shrubs in Montana residential areas. It also provides information to identify our most frequently planted trees and shrubs. SKU EB0235
Hobo Spiders, Eratigena agrestis
During late summer and early fall it is normal for spiders to enter buildings and homes. This includes hobo spiders which have long been prevalent in Montana. Common misconceptions about the hobo spider often cause unnecessary concern.
Pesticide Education Webinar Series
Details and Registration on the Pesticide Education Program Website
The Pesticide Education Webinar Series offers one-hour presentations on pesticide and pest management related topics for applicators across the state of Montana. Each webinar is worth one private applicator credit and is free to attend.
Upcoming Event: December 6, from 6:00 to 7:00PM, with speaker Amy Bowser
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