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2010 Excellence in IPM Awards

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Beating greenhouse bugs earns award for Long Island ag steward

Sep 8, 2011

Riverhead, NY: In an agricultural district as important as Long Island—including a wholesale ornamental industry worth $160 million a year with greenhouses covering 11 million square feet—it makes sense to cut back on pesticides. The reason? Long Island is also home to nearly three million people. Read more

Rossi receives Excellence in IPM award

Apr 26, 2011

At the April 25 Department of Horticulture seminar, Don Rutz, director of the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, and Jennifer Grant, assistant director, presented associate professor and turf specialist Frank Rossi with an Excellence in IPM award. Read more

Cornell "go-to guy" for field crops and the diseases that afflict them earns Excellence in IPM award

Jan 12, 2011

Leader, innovator, advocate, mentor, friend—Gary Bergstrom, professor of plant pathology and plant-microbe biology at Cornell University, has received an Excellence in IPM award for his hard work and enthusiasm in seeking answers to the disease problems that sometimes plague field crops. In New York, Bergstrom is the go - to guy for information on diseases of alfalfa, field corn, soybeans, wheat, other small grains, and biofuel grasses. Read more