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1999 Excellence-in-IPM Award Winners

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Jan Nyrop

Jun 1, 2000

Jan Nyrop began his career at the Experiment Station in 1982 as an Extension associate in the IPM Program and moved into a faculty position in entomology three years later. His improvements on sampling techniques and thresholds for three major mite and insect pests of apple in the late 1980s continue to make a valuable contribution to the New York apple IPM program. Read more

Jennifer Jens

Jun 1, 2000

Jennifer Jens, owner of IPM Consulting, works with nursery and greenhouse growers on Long Island to find IPM solutions. According to Cornell Cooperative Extension nursery specialist Scott Clark, she has "...won the respect of the growers because of her knowledge of IPM and her sensible approach to pest management." Read more

Jim Eve

Jun 1, 2000

Jim Eve, private consultant, works hard to develop IPM solutions for tree-fruit grower in Wayne County. "Jim is always emphasizing ways to enhance the survival of beneficial insects," comments IPM Program Director Jim Tette. Read more

Carol MacNeil

Jun 1, 2000

Carol R. MacNeil, Cornell Cooperative Extension educator and vegetable specialist for four New York counties, has been helping to develop and to teach IPM practices for 20 years, working both with growers and the Cornell community. Read more

Charlie Scheer

Jun 1, 2000

Charlie Scheer, production manager at Half Hollow Nursery, Inc., of Laurel, has long been interested in finding ways to reduce pesticide use while maintaining plant quality. Read more

Don Sweet

Jun 1, 2000

Don Sweet is the owner and president of Crop Advantage, a private consulting firm headquartered in Scottsville. His clients include strawberry growers, fresh-market and processing vegetable growers, and dairy farmers. Read more