Mission and Goals

North Central Integrated Pest Management Center (NCIPMC) Mission

Our mission is to improve health, environment, and economic benefits by providing leadership and cooperating with our partners to facilitate the development and adoption of IPM solutions, based in the North Central region.

We achieve our mission by contributing to outcomes in three ways:




  • Increased IPM Knowledge
  • Increased IPM Awareness
  • New IPM Strategies and Practices
  • Increased Communication and Collaboration
  • Increased IPM Adoption
  • Improved Invasive Species Management
  • Improved Risk Assessment and Management
  • Improved Decision-Making
  • Improved Indoor and Outdoor Environmental Quality
  • Improved Access to Healthy Food
  • Reduced Economic Risks Caused by Pests


  1. Improve economic benefits of adopting IPM practices;
  2. Reduce potential risks to human health; and
  3. Reduce potential risks to the environment, as they relate to pests and management strategies.