Survey of integrated pest management practices in Central Illinois

@inproceedings{Czapar1995SurveyOI,
  title={Survey of integrated pest management practices in Central Illinois},
  author={George F. Czapar and M. Patrick Curry and Michael James Gray},
  year={1995}
}
The Clinton Administration set a goal to develop and implement integrated pest management (IPM) programs on 75% of the managed acres in the USA by the year 2000. In order to document current IPM practices and identify limitations to further adoption, a direct mail survey was sent to 988 farmers in eight central Illinois counties. Survey results indicated that 65% of the farmers hired a custom herbicide applicator, but only 7% hired a professional crop scout to monitor their fields. Forty one… CONTINUE READING

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