Contact Us

IPM Center

Ronda Hirnyck
Extension Pesticide Coordinator
University of Idaho, Boise Center
322 E Front St, Suite 180
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: (208) 364-4046
Fax: (208) 364-4035
E-mail: rhirnyck@uidaho.edu


Edward J. Bechinski
Extension Entomologist and Integrated Pest Management Coordinator
University of Idaho, PSES Dept.
Ag. Science Bldg., Rm 242
Moscow, ID 83844-2339

Phone: (208) 885-5972
Fax: (208) 885-7760
E-mail: edb@uidaho.edu

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Integrated Pest Management Center


The Idaho Pest Management (IPM) Center is part of the Western Integrated Pest Management Center, authorized by Section 406 of the Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reform Act of 1998. Our function is to provide pest management information to agriculture and horticulture of Idaho and surrounding states, prioritize and coordinate pest management research, extension and educational programs, and respond to the informational needs of the public and private sectors on a regional basis. The IPMC integrates information and programs such as:


The Integrated Pest Management Centers are sponsored by USDA's Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service (CSREES).


News & Events

Idaho Pre-Licensing Training for Pesticide Applicators

Information regarding classes for the 2015 season has been posted, Printable Flyer and Registration Form. Exact dates and final registration information will be added to the flyer later this year. Online registration will be available in January, 2015.

For Idaho State Department of Agriculture Licensing Information and to view the Pesticide Licensing Guide, visit the Idaho State Department of Agriculture website, Pesticide Licensing and Certification.