Larry Burrow has worked in California agriculture all of his life. He earned BS and MS degrees in Agriculture at California State University at Fresno. He has held various positions in the commercial agriculture industry. Since 2000, he has worked as an Agricultural Field Technician at the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Office in Merced County. In his job, he assists UCCE Farm Advisors with planting, monitoring, spraying, and evaluating their research trials. Much of his work is related to the development of integrated pest management (IPM) approaches in various crop systems. His viewpoint provides perspective from that of a field worker.