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Livestock/forage pest management
Agriculture & Markets (AGM) CHAPTER 69, ARTICLE 11
§ 148-b. Livestock/forage pest management. Within the integrated pest
management program there shall be established a livestock/forage pest
management program. Such program shall be conducted in such a manner to
achieve the following objectives:

1. develop systematic insect, disease and weed pest management
strategies for use on New York livestock and cash grain farms which
integrate management tactics into environmentally compatible and
economically sound systems to be used by producers, extension personnel
and private enterprise;

2. obtain information regarding crop, animal and stored grain pest
occurrence and severity, pesticide usage, other pest management
strategies used, effective pest monitoring techniques and scouting
intervals, and the effectiveness of the producer's current pest control

3. determine the most effective, low-cost methods and organizational
structures for delivering integrated pest management systems to
individual farming operations; and

4. utilize the program that is designed to satisfy the objectives as
provided for in subdivisions one, two and three of this section as a
training mechanism for individuals at all levels of operation.