WSU Whatcom County Extension

Agriculture in Whatcom County

WSU Whatcom County Extension        

Integrated Pest Management


IPM in Agriculture


IPM: Decision Making Tools for Farmers - Coping with Pest Variability (pdf)
A short guide on setting up an IPM program for an agricultural crop including suggestions for pest scouting, setting thresholds, and choosing control options.

IPM – Effective Options for Farmers (pdf)
Following a brief overview of groundwater, this publication discusses the details and logic of IPM as a strategy to prevent groundwater contamination from pesticides.

Puget Sound Pest Management Guidelines: Guideline for Protecting our Water Quality (pdf)
This publication describes pesticide risks to water quality, human health and environmental health and then gives a comprehensive review of integrated pest management that uses real examples from a diversity of commodities and other pest control uses in this region.

List Serve: “Northwest Washington Small Fruit List Serve”
Members of this listserve receive updates related to small fruit production in Northwest Washington. To sign up to receive these emails, send an email to:

WSU IPM Web site -
With a firm foundation of laboratory and applied research, faculty and staff of WSU communicate the latest in crop protection and sustainable pest management tactics to our state's agricultural producers and other end users.


Whatcom County Integrated Pest Management

"Integrated Pest Management, IPM, is a decision making approach to pest management that involves knowing the crop, the pest, the ecosystem, and the relationship between all of these components."

Heading using the h3 tag

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

WSU Whatcom County Extension • 1000 N. Forest St., Bellingham, WA 98225 • (360) 778-5800 •