Integrated Pest Management

Field Scouting with Google Glass? Group Will Study the Potential

There has been a lot of hype about using newer web-connected technologies to carryout field scouting and surveys in agricultural commodities.  In a feature article in the October 2014 issue of Growing Georgia, Allison Floyd provides an overview of new project funded by U.S. Department of Agriculture that will evaluate how Google Glass technologies can be used in pecan production.

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Joseph LaForest

About Joseph LaForest

Joe is currently Public Service Faculty at the University of Georgia’s Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health (CISEH) and leads the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and Forest Health programs. He also serves as co-Director for the Southern IPM Center and coordinates the Facilitation of Innovation Through Technology (FITT) initiative to encourage communication between systems focused on IPM and Plant Biosecurity while also leveraging the capabilities of each system to maximize the benefit to all stakeholders.