SURVEY: Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

Dear Grower, Small Farmer, Backyard or Community Gardener,

I am Dr. Kaushalya Amarasekare, an Assistant Professor of Entomology in the College of Agriculture at Tennessee State University (TSU) and Extension Specialist at UT–TSU Cooperative Extension Program.

As a part of a grant funded by the United States Department of Agriculture, we are conducting a survey of growers, small farmers, backyard and community gardeners to seek your opinion on using and adopting Integrated Pest Management (IPM) including Biological Control (use of good bugs) of pest insects and mites in fruits, vegetables and field crops.

This survey does not request any confidential data, and should take only a few minutes to complete. We greatly appreciate your cooperation in completing this survey. Your responses to these questions are strictly confidential. Only the aggregated results of the survey will be published/shared with stakeholders. The survey and project is approved by the TSU-Institutional Review Board (IRB).

Follow the survey link below for the consent document and survey.
https://tnstateu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5tp19Ka3OLH5g7X

Thank you for your participation.

If you have any questions or concern about the survey or project, please contact me at (615) 963 5001/(352) 281 9591 and/or kamarase@tnstate.edu.

Kaushalya Amarasekare, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor (Entomology) and IPM Coordinator
Extension Specialist UT-TSU Cooperative Extension
Tennessee State University,