Tipsheet: Organic Pest Management

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By Rex Dufour, NCAT Agriculture Specialist

Published: July 2015

Updated: n/a



4 pages


Pest management in organic systems necessarily relies on preventing pest problems from becoming economically damaging. Prevention, in turn, relies on maintaining a vibrant and healthy soil ecology, as well as supporting biodiversity above ground through diverse rotations, providing habitat for beneficial organisms, and reducing habitat for pests.

Table of Contents

How Organic Pest Management Works
Organic Pest Management Basics
Useful Tools for Pest Management
USDA Organic Regulations Relating to Pest Management

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