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Accolades Earn “Excellence in IPM” Award for Long Island Growers’ Advocate

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Jan 28, 2016
GENEVA, NY. January 28, 2016: “An invaluable resource.” “Wonderful to work with.” “Always positive.” Long Island farmers know a good thing when they see it — which is why Sandra Menasha, vegetable specialist with Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) in Suffolk County, has earned an Excellence in IPM award from the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (NYS IPM) at Cornell University. Read more

Tireless Advocate Tackles Tiny Pest, Earns Excellence in IPM Award

Dale-Ila Riggs
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Jan 21, 2016
Geneva, NY. January 21, 2016: Dale-Ila Riggs, president of the New York Berry Growers Association, knew well the danger when SWD (aka spotted wing drosophila) blew into New York in 2012. This tiny new pest ravished millions of dollars worth of raspberries and blueberries. Now, for her leadership and resolve on behalf of an industry worth $15 million and growing, Riggs has received an Excellence in IPM award from the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (NYS IPM) at Cornell University. Read more

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