The Influence of Technology on IPM and Crop Scouting

This online lesson course will provide new and relevant information regarding integrated pest management (IPM) and crop scouting. To be more specific, it will highlight the effects that technology has had on IPM and crop scouting. Before delving into the subject matter, this course will also provide a brief history and overview on IPM so that we can better understand the advances made in the field. 

Free of Cost

Free Online Lesson Plan!
Suited for students pursuing agricultural careers!

A Brief History and Overview of IPM
Monitoring Pest Insect Traps by Means of Low-Power Image Sensor Technologies
Wireless Sensor Networks
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Mobile Applications
Final Thoughts: Future of IPM and Crop Scouting
Interview with Joey Greenberg
Interview with Jesus Romero

Frequently Asked Questions

How long do I have access to the course?

Forever! Once you've enrolled, you'll have access to the course material for as long as you need. So devour it all in one weekend or take things slow. It's your choice!

I still have a question, how can I contact you?

I'd be happy to answer any questions you might have. Send me an email at

Why is this course free?

This is my graduate degree project for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. This is not for profit, but for general public knowledge and consumption. This is my way of giving back to the community that has shaped my knowledge and beliefs.