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Certain risks to health, environment and agriculture are so pressing (e.g. adaptation to climate change, reconnecting with ecosystem services, and reduction in highly hazardous pesticide risks) that a new approach to education and the relationship between scientists, educators, and farmers is required.

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Type: Legacy Programs
Theme: Capacity Building, International Development, Risk management

Compelling evidence of widespread surface and groundwater contamination across the US was compiled by the US Geological Service (USGS) through the National Water Quality Assessment Program. During the 1990s over 50 river basins and aquifers were studied across the country revealing an urgent need for more effective ...
Type: Funded Projects
Theme: Risk management

The Pest Management Strategic Plan program has been active within the IPPC since 2002. Begun by Joe DeFrancesco, who was joined in 2007 by Katie Murray, the PMSP program at the IPPC has led to the development/revision of 17 PMSPs [jump down to links] for 15 different Pacific Northwest crop ...
Type: Legacy Programs
Theme: IPM Engagement and Implementation

The Crop Pest Losses Impact Assessment (CPLIA) survey process was developed by our colleagues at the Arizona Pest Management Center, and is a current Signature Program of the Western IPM Center. With funding from a USDA Applied Research and Development Program (ARDP) grant (PI Murray), and in collaboration ...
Type: Funded Projects
Theme: Risk management

When federal agencies consider changes to pesticide registrations, they issue a “Request for Information” or open a formal comment period to gather feedback from growers and others with on-the-ground expertise. The Western IPM Center gathers comments from a network of informed sources throughout the Western region, and provides the agencies ...
Type: Funded Projects
Theme: Risk management

This project was initiated in 2016 with a USDA/NIFA grant award under the Applied Research and Development Program (ARDP) to create the “Integrated Pest Management Strategic Plan” (IPMSP) process and develop it into a model for stakeholder assessment and priority setting that will be become an important part of ...
Type: Funded Projects
Theme: IPM Engagement and Implementation

The use of certain broad-spectrum pesticides negatively affects global agricultural sustainability via externalities that include impacts on human health, and ecological function. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) International Code of Conduct on Pesticide Management aims to limit these impacts through pesticide risk reduction, and it calls ...
Type: Funded Projects
Theme: Risk management

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and Pesticide Risk Management (PRM) Marketplace Standards and Certification

Market place certification standards may contribute to agricultural transformation by defining minimum requirements for sustainability within an economic framework that is set up to recognize and reward high quality production with limited health and environmental impacts.

Certifying bodies seek ...
Type: Agricultural Experiment Station
Theme: Transformation for Sustainability

Since 1996, IPPC has been developing and maintaining a weather and climate driven decision support website for pest management and related agricultural needs. Beginning with a small number of insect models, this program has grown into a complex system of models, weather networks and advanced features. As of June 2017, ...
Type: Funded Projects
Theme: Climate Change Adaptation

Over 5,000 licensed Commercial and Public pesticide applicators in Oregon are responsible for controlling pests in urban landscapes, public parks, school grounds, and farms. Many public applicators are also responsible for managing vegetation alongside the State’s roadways. There are a multitude of applicator license types http://www.oregon.gov/ODA/programs/Pesticides/Licensing/Pages/LicenseTypes.aspx and ...
Type: Legacy Programs
Theme: Statewide Project