Extension IPM strives to keep the most up-to-date resources online and accessible for everyone. This page is intended to help navigate to the IPM department that specializes in your area of interest. If the answer you're searching for isn't here, general questions and plant inquiries can be directed to Schutter Diagnostic Lab.

IPM Overview

Below is a brief overview of the MSU Extension IPM family of programs. Selecting a department title will direct you to its home page.  Note that many of these links are available in the left column, or at the top of the page on mobile devices.

Schutter Diagnostic Laboratory

  • Identification of plants, insects, and mushrooms
  • Diagnosis of plant disease, insect damage, and environmental problems
  • Visual assessment of herbicide injury to plants
  • Sample Submissions

Pesticide Education Program

  • Educational resources regarding pesticide use, management, labels, and law
  • Health, safety, and the environment
  • Montana Private Applicator Training
  • Resources

Invasive Plants

  • Mangold Laboratory
  • Rangeland restoration
  • Invasive plant containment and prevention
  • Resources

Cropland Weeds

  • Securing the environmental sustainability of cropping systems
  • Solutions for ag professionals
  • Information on weed ecology and management
  • Resources

Urban IPM

  • Arboriculture, landscape, nursery, and lawn care
  • Urban landscape education
  • Urban IPM Certification Program
  • Resources

Master Gardener Program

  • Information on consumer horticulture
  • Master Gardener certification programs
  • For professionals, groups, and Individuals
  • Resources

Workshops and Events

  • Upcoming IPM Training
  • Event Calendar
  • News from Social Media

Extension Alerts

The latest agricultural alerts from MSU Extension and the Urban Integrated Pest Management Extension. Alerts are available on the web page, by email subscription, and via text message.


Accessibility Quick-Reference

The IPM Accessibility Quick-Reference page is part of MSU Extension's ongoing effort to make our web publications available to everyone.  This quick-reference is tailored for IPM faculty and staff, the World Wide Web Consortium provides a WCAG quick-reference that delves into a wider range of topics than what are covered here.


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