Integrated Pest Management Education at the University of Minnesota (US)
The Integrated Pest Management (IPM3) Education is an American consortium of federal agencies and land-grant institutions. This web-based platform provides training on pest management. Target audiences include federal agencies, state/local government officials, gardeners, crop consultants, pest management professionals, and anyone who has an interest in becoming proficient in Integrated Pest Management. These web based training sessions are widely open to participants within EPPO countries.
Training sessions will be repeated several times throughout 2010. A core concept module provides courses on economic concepts, host plant resistance, biological, chemical, physical, cultural and regulatory controls. Specific modules will also be offered on invasive alien species, arthropod pest management and plant pathology.
University of Minnesota, Integrated Pest Management website: http://www.cce.umn.edu/Integrated-Pest-Management-Education/