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Introduction & guidelines

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is an ecosystem-based strategy that is a sustainable approach to manage pests using a combination of techniques such as chemical tools biological control, habitat manipulation, and modification of cultural practices and use of resistant varieties. Methods of chemical applications are selected in a manner that minimizes risks to human health, beneficial and non-target organisms, and the environment. Integrated Pest Management:

  • Manages pests economically;
  • Minimizes the risk associated with pest suppression;
  • Produces quality commodities;
  • Meets NRCS quality criteria for soil, water, air and plant quality;
  • Complies with federal, state, tribal, and local laws, regulations and permit requirements;
  • Addresses operator’s objectives

Practice Code 114 - Integrated Pest Management Plan Development Criteria

Practice Code 114 - Integrated Pest Management Plan Checklist