Over a decade at Alabama Extension, Dr. Majumdar has completed about 600 different training events reaching to 20,000 producers directly statewide and regionally. He works with a large team of Regional Extension Agents and Extension Coordinators to provide critical support services to thousands of growers. Dr. Majumdar has published over 370 Extension articles of various types that have a circulation exceeding 87,000 in the Southeast. The Alabama IPM Communicator with 3,000 subscribers can be found here
Dr. Majumdar coordinates the Alabama Beginning Farmer Program that has multiple digital publications like the Farming Basics Online Course
and Farming Basics Phone App
available to all producers.
LONG TERM PROGRAM IMPACTS
Vegetable IPM program reduces crop losses by over 50% for growers using recommended practices. Return on investment for IPM adoption on small vegetable/diversified farms is $36 return for every dollar invested. The Alabama Organic Extension and Research IPM program was ranked #16 in the nation (OFRF Report) due to strong educational campaign. Dr. Majumdar led one of the top SARE programs nationally cited in two USDA Biennial Reports (2015-2016
). The peanut IPM program has ROI of 75:1 ($75 return for every dollar invested in IPM by adoptive producer).
VIDEO OF IMPACT REPORTS
VIDEO IMPACT REPORTS WITH EVALUATION DATA AND GROWER TESTIMONIALS