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2014 Excellence-in-IPM Award Winners

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Golf Course Superintendent Earns Excellence in IPM Award for Keeping Greens Green

Nov 17, 2015

Keeping golf-course greens green with the fewest possible chemical inputs — people once thought it couldn’t be done. Now, for his unequivocal commitment to the testing and adoption of biologically-based, ecologically sound approaches to golf-course management, Richard Belowski — golf-course superintendent at Battle Island State Park in Fulton, NY — has received an Excellence in IPM award. Read more

Cornell Forest Entomologist Tackles Tough Pests, Earns Excellence in IPM Award

Nov 3, 2015

Emerald ash borer. Hemlock woolly adelgid. These pests pack a one-two punch for New York’s 18 million acres of forestland. Now, for his hard work and dedication in slowing the spread of these formidable pests, Mark Whitmore — a forest entomologist at Cornell University — has received an Excellence in IPM award from the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (NYS IPM) at Cornell University. Read more

Stopping Pests Earns Greenhouse Pro “Excellence in IPM” Award

Jul 16, 2015

Nora Catlin, floriculture specialist at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County, has received an “Excellence in IPM” award from the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (NYS IPM). The award honors Catlin for her work with commercial greenhouse growers who, on Long Island alone, contribute nearly $80 million to New York’s economy. Read more

Keeping Cows and Crops Healthy Earns “Excellence in IPM” Award

Jul 16, 2015

Keith Waldron, livestock and field crop specialist with the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (NYS IPM), has earned the program’s “Excellence in IPM” award. The award honors Waldron for 30 years of service to farmers who collectively contribute more than $3 billion to New York’s economy. Read more

Housing Pro Gets Pests Out, Earns Award

Mar 25, 2015

“Engaging.” “Always ready to help.” “Enthusiastic and visionary.” It’s praise like this that has earned Allison Taisey an Excellence in IPM award from the New York State Integrated Pest Management (NYS IPM) Program at Cornell University. Read more