Tag Archives: IPM inspection

SPN: Summer Tips for IPM

Summer in Texas means high temps and high humidity, it also means schools are busy cleaning, repairing and preparing for the next school year. For many of you this means several projects at once and can be overwhelming. This summer tips are ways you can share with your fellow summer school employees how they can help your IPM/IAQ program while you work this summer. Floor Drains – These are the nastiest places on school campuses, especially when floor drain covers have been repeatedly waxed and little or no water can… Read More →

School Pest News, Volume 11, Issue 6, October 2012

Calculate Your School District’s IPM Budget and Pest Risk Texas A&M AgriLife Extension school IPM extension specialists Mike Merchant and Janet Hurley have created an online IPM risk calculator to help schools estimate pest risk and IPM costs. The calculator includes an online questionnaire that leads the user through an IPM inspection, much like the inspection Hurley conducts when she visits a school. After data from the inspection are entered, the calculator generates a “pest risk report card” with a letter grade from A to F. A graph… Read More →