Beneficials helping the battle against aphids in zucchini production
Pieter is one of the farmers of the Belgium outdoor vegetable hub working on zucchini of the Horizon 2020 project IPMWORKS led by hub coach Jonathan De Mey. Besides plastic mulching against weeds, and so avoiding the use of herbicides, Pieter also plants virus tolerant cultivars.
User Terms and Conditions
IPM Decisions Platform New User Terms and Conditions
IPM Decisions Project has updated the User Terms and Conditions on the Platform.
Methods to estimate the value of Decisions Support Systems published online
Partners in the IPM Decisions project have developed generic methods to estimate the value of Decisions Support Systems (DSS).
CPD points now available for IPM Decisions Platform Users
CPD points now available for IPM Decisions Platform Users in the UK.
IPM Decisions platform update for the summer season
On the 27th March the platform was updated, with even more Decision Support Systems (DSS) for Integrated Pest Management (IPM). The platform now has 26 DSS integrated in the platform and a further 17 DSS accessible through a link to the providers webpage. Users are now also able to compare and adapt DSS to suit their needs.
IPMWORKS demonstrates the impact of IPM on pest control in the European Parliament
From 13 to 16 February 2023, IPMWORKS organised an exhibition in the European Parliament in Strasbourg. During the exhibition, IPMWORKS agronomy experts and farmers from across Europe presented the project´s results and good IPM practices to over 40 MEPs from a wide range of countries and political groups.
New online toolbox for Integrated Pest Management knowledge sharing launched
In the face of rising pesticide resistance and the need to reduce the use of chemical pesticides, the change in agricultural production and crop protection methods is a major challenge in Europe. Farmers and their advisors are looking for new ways to improve crop protection through holistic approaches to integrated pest management (IPM). A new IPM Resource Toolbox aims to make it simpler to access digital resources that support this advance.
IPM Decisions platform, update with more IPM DSS
On 12 January 2023 the IPM Decisions Platform has been updated with more DSS for the 2023 growing season. Another update is planned in March 2023.
DSS, DSS Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus, test users
DSS Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus currently active
We are looking for advisors/farmers that use, or are willing to test, the DSS Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus for their farm/clients.
Platform IPM Decisions online
The platform is the place for decision support in integrated crop management. Farmers, consultants and researchers can access a wide range of decision support systems (DSS) and weather data from across Europe via a dashboard.