With help from an NCR-SARE Graduate Student grant, Aimee Talbot wants to help organic farms safely manage pests by engaging directly with farmers to help them learn and implement horticulture techniques studied at the University of Minnesota.
Source: U of MN Graduate School, Andrea Willgohs
As the nation takes a more critical look at corporate agriculture and the environmental effects of pesticides, the demand for organic produce is on the rise. But what makes these systems financially sustainable? While broad-spectrum pesticides make it easy for large farms to control insects...Read More