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Does IPM pay? With Dr. Wendong Zhang.

An IPM tactic can be promising, but is it profitable? Dr. Zhang, an associate professor in the ISU Department of Economics, explains how he helps growers run the numbers to forecast profit or loss.

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Welcome to Smart-er Apple Spraying podcast. In this podcast series, we dive into the world of advanced IPM for apple production, focusing on the experience of our interdisciplinary research project members. We will expand your knowledge regarding the new spraying technologies, and disease-warning systems that can be a tool for more sustainable apple production.


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