Strategic Planning Guide for Integrated Pest Management Published

Oregon State University Extension has released Integrated Pest Management Strategic Planning: A Practical Guide. This 12-page publication is a how-to guide for conducting integrated pest management strategic planning with agricultural industries or other stakeholders.T his guide outlines the method for IPM Strategic Planning within agricultural industries or other pest management settings, and is intended to help maximize the use of this process, which is already in use in the Pacific Northwest. The IPM Strategic Planning methodology has been refined with six Pacific Northwest crops (onion, cranberry, sweet cherry, hazelnut, potato, and mint), and it produces a living document that describes the major pests, challenges, and critical needs of an industry. The publication is available free online.