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2004 Excellence-in-IPM Award Winners

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NYS IPM 2004 Excellence-in-IPM Award Winners: Jeff Miller

Mar 22, 2006

Jeff Miller, Agriculture Program Leader and field crops educator with Cornell Cooperative Extension in Oneida County, New York, has earned an "Excellence in IPM Award" from the New York State Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program at Cornell University for his dedication to developing practical new ways of teaching least-risk methods of dealing with pests. Read more

NYS IPM 2004 Excellence-in-IPM Award Winners: Kevin Trotta

Nov 16, 2005

A top-notch school athletic field provides safe, sure footing and absorbs the shock of impact—day in and out, no matter how rough the play. For Kevin Trotta, head groundskeeper at North Rockland Central School District in Rockland County, New York, keeping the district's 46 playing fields and 300 acres of grounds in tip-top shape is more than a job—it's a passion. Read more

NYS IPM 2004 Excellence-in-IPM Award Winners: Curtis Wegener

Sep 18, 2005

A hand-held steamer—purchased at a drug store—forced cockroaches out of hiding, replacing expensive foggers and cases of pesticides. A concrete pad drove rats from top-pest status to a distant fifth, behind mice, skunks, raccoons, and squirrels, while saving box-loads of toxic baits. Read more

NYS IPM 2004 Excellence-in-IPM Award Winners: Maire Ullrich

Feb 13, 2005

Maire Ullrich, an educator in vegetable crops with Cornell Cooperative Extension in Orange County, has earned an "Excellence in IPM Award" from the New York State Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program at Cornell University for her innovative and proactive work in promoting IPM. Read more

NYS IPM 2004 Excellence-in-IPM Award Winners: Jeff Kubecka

Feb 13, 2005

Jeff Kubecka, who grows 200 acres of sweet corn and other vegetables in Kirkville, N.Y., has earned an "Excellence in IPM Award" from the New York State Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program at Cornell University for his proactive work in adopting and promoting integrated pest management. Read more