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The Arizona Pest Management Center (APMC) is an umbrella organization within the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) whose goal is to create a working environment in which the science and implementation of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) can thrive in Arizona.

The APMC provides support to CALS faculty members in their efforts to develop and deliver outstanding Integrated Pest Management programs that address the needs of Arizona’s citizens. This includes IPM programs serving agriculture, urban communities and natural areas.

 

Upcoming Events

Cochise County: Thursday, February 25, 2016. Pesticide Safety Education Workshop. At Cochise County Extension Office, Sierra Vista. Pesticide Safety. Contact Mike Wierda at mwierda@email.arizona.edu to get on the event notification list.
Cochise County Pesticide Safety Education Workshop Agenda
Cochise County Pesticide Safety Education Workshop Flyer

Workshop topics include: pesticide safety, IPM philosophy, non-target concerns, pesticide modes of action, pesticide application safety, reading and comprehension of pesticide labeling, signal words, and new worker protection standards. This workshop is for facilities managers and staff, nurses, administrators, residents, pest management professionals, master gardeners, and you. Pre-registration is required. There is a 50 person limit for this event and it is filling fast. Contact Mike Wierda at mwierda@email.arizona.edu to get on the event notification list.

Mohave County: Wednesday, March 2, 2016. Event location: Mohave County Extension Office, 101 Beale Street, Kingman AZ 86401. Integrated Pest Management training for schools, homes, medical facilities, etc. Contact Elisabeth Alden at aldene@cals.arizona.edu or Shaku Nair at nairs@email.arizona.edu to register or for additional information.
Mohave County School IPM Workshop Agenda
Mohave County School IPM Workshop Flyer

Cochise County: Thursday, May 5, 2016. At Cochise County Extension Office, Sierra Vista. Integrated Pest Management training for schools, homes, medical facilities, etc. Contact Shaku Nair at nairs@email.arizona.edu for additional information or to register.

 

Presentations
Archive of presentations related to the APMC

 

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a science-based decision-making process that integrates multiple tactics to manage pests in ways that minimize risk. IPM reduces risk by protecting:

IPM Sucess Stories
IPM Success Stories - A National Brochure

 

IPM Delivers

Anonymous. 2014. Integrated Pest Management Helps Arizona's Economy, Environment and Quality of Life. University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences 2014 Impact Report. (PDF, 2.16MB)

Anonymous. 2013a. Cotton IPM: A Quiet Revolution Reduces Costs, Losses and Risks for Arizona’s Cotton Growers University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences 2013 Impact Report. (PDF, 89KB)

Anonymous. 2013b. 2013. Research-Based Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Programs that Impact People, Communities, State and National Economies. University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences draft Impact Report. (PDF, 0.5MB)

Ellsworth, Fournier, Dixon, Palumbo, Gouge, Umeda, Peterson NIFA 2012. IPM Programs: Legacy and Impacts. USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture. USDA-NIFA & North Central IPM Center. 21 pp. {See pp. 19–21 Enhancing capacity for IPM practice and assessment in Arizona.} (PDF, 4.9MB)

Ellsworth, Goodell, Fournier, Brown, Kerns, Parajulee 2012. Arizona Pest Management Center The Lygus Simulation Training Environment, An interactive workshop & discussion University of Arizona Cooperative Extension. (PDF, 2.54MB)

Arizona Pest Management Center 2007. IPM: Protection Arizona's Environment, Human health and Economic Vitality. University oUniversity of Arizona Cooperative Extension. (PDF, 6.2MB)




The Arizona Pest Management Center is made possible by a partnership between the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the Western IPM Center.

 

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