IPM Institute of North America is a non-profit formed to focus on improving sustainability in agriculture and throughout communities.
For over 20 years, we have been working with food companies, growers, schools, NGOs and many others on a wide range of projects including reducing pesticide use through Integrated Pest Management (IPM).
Featured Projects and Initiatives
More projects and initiatives of the IPM Institute of North America can be found here.
Sustainable Food Group is a proud part of the IPM Institute of North America. The organization focuses on a broad range of sustainability and agricultural issues beyond integrated pest management in order to help food and agriculture companies create high-impact, sustainable outcomes for their business, people and the environment.
Partnership for Ag Resource Management (PARM) works with ag retailers to improve management of our key soil, nutrient and crop-protection resources by keeping them on our cropland and out of our streams, rivers and lakes. In both the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Basins, PARM is working with ag retailers, farmers, watershed organizations, Extension, state agencies, non-operator landowners and scientists.
School IPM is an approach for controlling pest problems without unnecessary pesticide use.With students spending 25% of the time they are awake in schools it’s important for it be a healthy environment where learning can thrive. The American Academy of Pediatrics advocates for application of least-toxic pesticides by using IPM Principles.
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