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1997 Excellence-in-IPM Award Winners

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David Deuel

Jun 1, 1998

David operates a family dairy farm in Caledonia, Livingston County, with 85 cows. He farms 320 acres of corn and alfalfa or alfalfa/grass that provide all his own roughage and grain for feed. He also raises wheat as a rotation crop. Read more

Gerry Miller

Jun 1, 1998

Miller Farm, a greenhouse operation in Elma, New York, has been in business 25 years and is currently operated by three generations of Millers. Gerry and his father Harvey Miller are co-owners. Miller Farm consists of 20,000 square feet of greenhouse floriculture production, with a specialization in cyclamens. Read more

Jennifer Grant

Jun 1, 1998

Jennifer Grant, of Penn Yan, New York, is currently a doctoral student in the entomology department at Cornell University, working with Dr. Michael Villani in Geneva. Read more

LynOaken Farms

Jun 1, 1998

LynOaken Farms, Inc., of Lyndonville, New York, is owned and managed by an innovative team of apple growers: Darrel Oakes, his father Jim Oakes, cousin Jeff Oakes, and business associate Dan Thurber. Read more

Team Award

Jun 1, 1998

This award stems from one cooperative effort in which the marketplace is effectively telling consumers about the good stewardship of New York's vegetable growers. The award winners are four vegetable farm operations and Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. Read more

Anthony Shelton

Jun 1, 1998

Dr. Tony Shelton is an associate director of research and a professor of entomology at Cornell University. Tony has had an important influence in shaping the vegetable IPM Program in New York and IPM programs nationwide since the 1970s. Read more

Bob and Dawn Betts

Jun 1, 1998

Dawn and Bob Betts, processing grape growers from Westfield, New York, have been active participants in and spokespersons for the Grape IPM program for at least five years. Read more

Carl Bannon

Jun 1, 1998

Carl Bannon currently serves as the area extension educator for field crops in Cortland, Chemung, Tompkins, Tioga, and Schuyler (CCTTS) Counties in the southern tier of New York. Carl actively and creatively promotes IPM concepts and applications and inspires his clientele to understand and employ them. Read more