TITLE

Kentucky's early insect warning system paying financial, environmental dividends

PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press Exclusive Insight;5/24/2013, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the results of a 2013 survey conducted by the University of Kentucky (UK) College of Agriculture in Lexington which shows that an early insect warning program is paying financial and environmental benefits for the agricultural industry. It cites the benefits of the system to producers in terms of protecting crop yields. It also notes that the system offered health and environmental benefits as it reduces the risk of pesticide exposure to handlers and applicators.
ACCESSION #
88033688

 

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