Vegetable Integrated Pest Management

Leaffooted bugs are true bugs that feed on developing fruit and tender leaves and stems. The eggs are laid in groups and the bugs may be found together in large numbers. They have scent glands and many emit an odor if disturbed.

The following links provide helpful information, images, and updates on vegetable pest and disease control for both commercial growers and home gardeners.

Insect and Disease Information

     asparagus   onion   potato  
Asparagus Onion Potato
tomato other (carrots)
Tomato Other Vegetables

Image Gallery

IPM Advisory - Small Fruit and Vegetable


Research Reports

Utah Vegetable Production and Pest Management Guide (2016)

The guide covers all aspects of sustainable growing for brassicas, cucurbits, melons, onions, potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, and sweet corn.

Commercial growers may access a bound copy from your local extension office.

Bound copies may also be purchased from the USU Extension Shopping Cart.

     (Click on the image to the left to view the guide.)