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North FL Research & Education Center- Suwannee Valley

North FL Research & Education Center- Suwannee Valley

Extension

Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

Increased interest among small farmers in Florida to adopt innovative pest management strategies, led a group of University of Florida Research and Extension faculty, allied agencies, and organizations under the leadership of County Extension Agent, Robert Hochmuth, and Extension IPM Specialist, Dr. Norm Leppla, to initiate a new long range plan to teach hands-on IPM principles and practices. The group secured a three year Extension IPM grant from USDA, NIFA to transform a 330 acre farm at NFREC-SV in Live Oak, FL into a teaching field laboratory... Access full document by downloading PDF.