In this issue:
Readership Survey Results
Pheromone and Light Traps for Sweet Corn
Traps and Pheromone Lures Suppliers
|Vol. 2 No. 2
Jeanne Ciborowski, MDA IPM Program, Co-Editor
This past November, you may recall receiving a
survey regarding this Newsletter. A total of 66 surveys were returned. The
survey results were tabulated and this is what those of you who responded had
1. Which category best
describes your occupation?
|The two largest groups of
respondents were growers (41%) and processors (23%).
2. In which state are you located?*
|* May have listed more than
3. In which counties in MN do you
All counties in Minnesota were represented. Counties which were mentioned five
or more times include:
Anoka, Brown, Dakota, Douglas, Freeborn, Goodhue, Hennepin, Olmsted, Rice,
Sherburne, Stearns, Steele, Washington, And Wright.
4. Of the following categories which are useful to
|Detailed information on specific
|Information on insect IPM
|Information on plant disease IPM
|Information on weed IPM methods
|Information on new issues (e.g. food safety,
|Information on sweet corn pests
|Information on pumpkin and squash
|Data from the 'Blacklight Trapping
|Information on cabbage pests
Many of you indicated that you
would like more informaiton on specific pests, insect IPM methods, and plant
disease IPM methods.
This survey will help us plant
future editions to serve your needs better.
A BIG THANKS TO ALL WHO
TOOK THE TIME TO RESPOND!
Hutchison, Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota,
Jeanne Ciborowski, IPM Program, Minnesota Department of Agriculture,
Cindy Tong, Department of Horticulture, University of Minnesota,
Production Editor: Suzanne Wold, Research Specialist, University of
Last Revised February 25,
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