Great Lakes Vegetable Working Group


The Great Lakes Vegetable Working Group (GLVWG) serves as a focal point for team building to develop, improve, maintain and expand IPM practices in the North Central region.

We facilitate communication and collaboration among GLVWG members through use of our listserv. We also coordinate and conduct an annual meeting to exchange programmatic an research information, build multi-state collaborations, and identify current trends and priorities within the vegetable industry.

Our Mission

We are a network of vegetable specialists throughout the Great Lakes region who address priorities facing growers and the vegetable industry; serving professional growers professionally.


We are supported by the North Central Integrated Pest Management Center, located at Michigan State University and Iowa State University. Regional IPM Centers are sponsored by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.