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2003 Excellence-in-IPM Award Winners

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NYS IPM 2003 Excellence-in-IPM Award Winners: Dave Votypka

Feb 11, 2004

The 110 tractor-trailer loads of potatoes that trundle off Dave Votypka’s farm in Wayland, New York, each year have a common destiny—a quick run through a potato chip factory, then a couple days on a grocery store shelf until someone takes them through the checkout line. Read more

NYS IPM 2003 Excellence-in-IPM Award Winners: Karen Dean Hall

Jan 7, 2004

Hall, an educator in commercial horticulture with Cornell Cooperative Extension in Erie County, works with greenhouse growers all over western New York. One day she may consult with a commercial grower who’s having trouble with thrips -- tiny bugs that transmit plant diseases -- on several greenhouses full of impatiens. Another day, she might be looking at the root rot that threatens thousands of poinsettia plants. Read more