Liz Stahl, U of M Regional Extension Educator based out of Worthington, discusses what she has learned from the annual IPM Assessment, a survey of growers across the state about their pest management use and concerns. Perceptions on what neighbors are doing can influence grower decisions, though one farmer after seeing this survey data remarked, "Wow, I thought all my neighbors were using fungicide on their corn." Often times, growers are using less pesticide than we might perceive.
Episode 21. Drs. Jochum Wiersma and Jared Goplen give updates on pest management in small grains in 2021. Recorded May 20, 2021.
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