A survey of soybean farmers finds misunderstandings about terms such as "economic threshold" and "economic injury level." The results suggest that improved and well-tailored communication efforts could improve adoption of integrated pest management principles.
Meet Angelita (Angel) Acebes-Doria, Ph.D., entomology professor at the University of Georgia, Philippines native, and subject of the next installment of our Standout Early Career Professionals series. In a Q&A, Acebes discusses building a career in a foreign country, managing imposter syndrome, and adapting her research program in the era of COVID.
In a new model for integrated pest management, one cooperative extension pro says broader management, business, and sustainability factors must be factored in for IPM success.
Integrated pest management comes with a variety of benefits, but its mix of methods can present complicated choices to growers low on resources and agricultural advice. A new report in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management outlines some potential solutions.