The College of Agricultural Sciences

Colorado Center for Integrated Pest Management



The Center for Sustainable Integrated Pest Management provides research and outreach in IPM practices for small and large farms, non-crop lands and waterways, households, landscapes, green industry, schools, buildings and communities. We encourage the use of multiple and flexible strategies for the control of insect pests, plant pathogens, and weeds, and in some situations (such as within structures) rodents and other vertebrates. The Center is based in the Department of Bioagricultural Sciences & Pest Management in the College of Agricultural Sciences.

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The first step in an Integrated Pest Management program is to identify the pest. Not sure where to go? See  Pest Problem Solver.

What’s New

A new study from Penn Medicine researchers in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics demonstrated that bed bugs, like kissing bugs, can transmit the parasite that causes Chagas disease.

The Northeastern IPM Center recently hosted a web event — How can IPM help us save the pollinators?  See the videoconference here.

Learn more about invasive weeds in wildfire areas — “Weeds of Larimer County Wildfire Areas”

The Colorado IPM YouTube Channel has videos on a wide variety of IPM topics such as Biological Control of Leafy Spurge and School IPM (by the Colorado Coalition).

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