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Cir1426: Farmers' Opinions about Bird Conservation and Pest Management on Organic and Conventional North Florida Farms

Figure 3. A farmer scouts for insect pests by sweeping a net through a portion of the crop. Regular scouting is one of multiple techniques in the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach to pest management. Farmers can reduce pesticide use by using techniques in IPM for pest control.

Credit: Eric Zamora, IFAS Communication Services