A simple model of an integrated pest management (IPM) program is presented. The model incorporates most common sources of income and expenditure encountered by scouting programs. It has been validated in the 30-county Kentucky IPM program using county- specific parameters and agrees very well with current pricing policies in those counties. This indicates that it should be a reliable indicator of future policies as labor and fuel costs rise. Other applications of the model are discussed.
Brown, Grayson C.
"Determining the Cost of an IPM Scouting Program,"
The Great Lakes Entomologist: Vol. 15
, Article 10.
Available at: http://scholar.valpo.edu/tgle/vol15/iss4/10