Public directory

November 9th, 2007 Announcements: Cliff Ohmart talk (Nov. 12th) [.pdf file] & Participatory Research Workshop (Nov 13th) [.pdf file]

November 2nd, 2007 Announcement for tree fruit, grape, hop, and small fruit disease sections, Western Orchard Pest and Disease Management Conference (.pdf file)

October 10th, 2007: 2007 Western Orchard Pest and Disease Conference Minutes (.pdf file)

October 4th, 2007: Western IPM Center Newsletter, including articles about the IPPC (.pdf file)

August 30th, 2007: High resolution, printable English and Spanish spray drift management fact sheets from IPPC (.pdf files) (low resolution versions available from IPPC website .

June 19th, 2007 Fumigant risk mitigation public comment information (.pdf)

June 15th, 2007 Pesticides and Environment Summer School (.pdf)

March 27th, 2007 Pest Information Platform Request for Concepts (.doc file)

March 27th, 2007 Oregon PURS presentations (.pdf file)

March 15th, 2007 Grasshopper control and IPM workshop, Klamath Falls, April 12th (.pdf file)

February 23rd, 2007 Ehler: IPM perspectives article (.pdf file)

February 7th, 2007 GM creeping bentgrass legal opinion (.pdf)

December 22nd, 2006 ODA Guidelines for gaining accreditation for recertification courses (.pdf file)

December 12th, 2006 IPPC 2007 1st Call for Papers (.pdf file)

July 27th, 2006 Farmscaping for Beneficials Farm Walk, Sauvie Island, August 18th Press Release (.pdf file), Event Release (.pdf file)

July 25th, 2006 ODF&W workshop, Eugene, October 5th:  'Measuring conservation success on the landscape: A workshop for private landowners' Draft announcement and agenda (.doc file)

July 19th, 2006 USDA Security Guide for Agricultural Producers (.pdf file) and associated press release (.mht file)

July 18th, 2006 Nov. 8-9, 2006 "Integrated Pest and Nutrient Management Options:
Practices & Tools to Protect Water Quality and Protect Crop Yields"
(.pdf file) iSNAP workshop, Corvallis, OR. 

May 11th, 2006 iSNAP Workshop announcement, November 8th-9th 2006 (.pdf file)

May 9th, 2006 USDA APHIS ePermits slide presentation (.pdf file), and fact sheet (.pdf file)

April 26th, 2006 Western IPM Center Mid-Term Report (.pdf file)

February 9th, 2006 CropLife Foundation release about herbicide and fungicide use in USA 2002 (.pdf file)

December 4th, 2005 Pesticide Applicator Recertification Course Brochure, 2006 (.pdf pamphlet)

November 16th, 2005 The 6th Agriculture and Water Quality in the Pacific Northwest Conference, October 23 - 25, 2006 (.pdf flyer)

November 3rd, 2005 IR-4 program flyer (.pdf file)

October 20th, 2005 Cabbage maggot resistance management newsletter (.pdf file)

September 30, 2005 PSEP Coordinator training program 2005 (.doc file), proposed PSEP needs assessment (.doc file)

September 19th, 2005 USDA Strategic Plan for Phytophthora ramorum (.pdf file)

September 19th, 2005 Mint Research Proposals 2006. Suggested format (.doc file), RFP (.pdf file), Commissioners (.doc file), link to mint PMSP

September 13th, 2005 iSNAP Workshop announcement and booking details, Vancouver, WA October 25th-26th, 2005 (.pdf file)

August 25th, 2005 Cancer mortality rates among municipal pest control workers (.pdf file)

August 25th, 2005 PNW Pesticide Comments Coordinator Annual Report (.pdf file)

August 2nd, 2005 Pesticide Use Reporting System: final version of Oregon Bill (.pdf file)

June 8th, 2005 Pesticide Safety Education Program Coordinator Position available at OSU

April 22nd, IPM workshop, with emphasis on grasshopper, May 2nd-3rd, Pendelton (.pdf file)

April 22nd, 2005 Chlorsulfuron proposed buffer requirements: letter from PNW Comments Coordinator to USDA (.pdf file)

March 21st, 2005 Sudden Oak Death research RFP (.pdf file), cover letter (.pdf file)

February 7th, 2005 Western region IPM Center Newsletter (link to .pdf file)

February 7th, 2005 2006 President's budget proposal USDA (.pdf file)

February 4th, 2005 5th National IPM Symposium Call for Proposals (.pdf file)

December 20th, 2004 CSREES Integrated Organic Program, 2005 RFA (.pdf file)

December 13th, 2004 Request for Applications under the Integrated Pest Management Collaborative Research Support Program (IPM CRSP)

December 6th, 2004 Origins, definitions and management of pesticide drift: draft for comment (.pdf file)

December 6th, 2004 2005 Farming Sourcebook (.pdf file) & expanded Biointensive IPM Chapter from Soucebook (.pdf file)

December 1st, 2004 Pesticide Recertification Courses, 2005

October 17th, 2004 Biointensive IPM resource guide draft for review (Word file)

September 23rd, 2004 Proposed APHIS rule on methyl bromide uses for quarantine (.pdf file)

September 21st, 2004 Biological control symposium at Tilth 30 meeting, November12th & 13th: Flyer for distribution (Word file)

September 21st, 2004 Chemicals evaluated by EPA for carcinogenic potential (.pdf file)

August 31st, 2004 PNW Agriculture and Water Quality Conference October 18th-20th. Brochure (.pdf file); ODA announcement (Word file).

August 25th, 2004 IPM and Nutrient Management Options: Practices and Tools to Protect Water Quality: iSNAP Workshop brochure for Corvallis on Nov. 9-10, 2004  (.pdf file)

August 25th, 2004 Concerns about automatic misters: AMCA letter (.pdf file), USEPA letter (Wordfile)

August 9th, 2004 Announcement of transition in extension leadership at OSU

July 26th, 2004 Sudden oak death update of activities in Oregon

July 6th, 2004: 2004-05 iSNAP Workshop Series: Integrated Pest and Nutrient Management Options: Practices and Tools to Protect Water Quality, November 9-10, 2004 - Corvallis , OR; February 1-2, 2005 - Boise , ID; February 15-16, 2005 - Pasco , WA (.doc file) [Final version of brochure for Corvallis, postedabove: August 25th]

June 11th, 2004 Contact list and summary of recent responses to sudden oak death problems in Oregon

June 10th, 2004 First announcement, 5th National IPM Symposium, April 4th-6th, 2006

April 12th, 04 Methyl bromide: Great Lakes Chemical Corporation press release regarding exemptions into 2005 (.rtf file)

March 2nd, '04 Links to BBC News item, radio report and TV report, about conditional approval for GM maize, and rejection of GM sugar beet and canola, in the UK

Feb 23rd, 2004 EPA web site, providing details of WTC vs EPA Court Order, and access to Q&A's

Feb 20th, 2004 Oregon Department of Agriculture link to county-based maps indicating streams affected by the buffer zone court order (for details of ruling see news items on Feb. 4th, and [in the Archive section] items on Jan. 30th, 29th, 22nd, and Dec 31st & 12th, 2003)

Feb 12th, 2004 CSREES Plant Sciences Update: Feb./March 2004 (.doc file)

Feb 4th, 2004 BUFFER ZONE REQUIREMENTS, implemented from February 5th, 2004: Guidance notes for finding affected stream reaches, by Jed Colquhoun (OSU) (VERSION 3) (.doc file)

Feb 3rd, 2004 President's budget for CSREES for 2005

Feb 2nd, 2004 IPPC/Oregon Tilth Conservation Biological Control Project

Jan 30th, 2004 Link to proposed new regulations governing consultations between government agencies concerning pesticide risks to endangered species

Jan 29th, 2004 Oregon Department of Agriculture link regarding buffer zone requirements

Jan 23rd, 2004 Final court order regarding buffer zones for 38 pesticides in salmon ESU's (.pdf file); Guidance notes for finding affected stream reaches by Jed Colquhoun (OSU) (VERSION 3) (.doc file)

Jan 15th, 2004 USDA Organic Perspectives Newsletter, Jan. (.pdf file)

Jan 14th, 2004 Organic Agriculture Workshop for Ag. Professionals, Feb 24th-25th (.doc file)

Jan 9th, 2004 Soil Fungus Conference Announcement (.doc file)

Jan 8th, 2004 Brief Guide to Federal and Regional IPM Grants, with Recent Awards to OSU; Mini-grants awarded by IPPC (.doc file)

Provisional Schedule for 2004 pest and disease control-related meetings at the Hilton Hotel in Portland: 

Hotel reservations should be made by December 18th to get the reduced rate. The Hilton phone number is 503-226-1611.  The reservation number is 800-445-8667. The fax number is 503-220-2286.  The hotel is located at 921 SW Sixth Avenue in Portland , Oregon .

Commodity/Pest or Disease Date Organizer Announcement (Word files) Contact Information
Insect management  Jan 12th-13th David Bragg Call for papers

Field crop diseases Jan 12th Tamla Blunt Call for papers

Vegetable diseases Jan 13th Cindy Ocamb Call for papers

Ornamental and turf diseases Jan 14th Chris Olson  1st & 2nd announcements, Agenda; Final agenda
Tree fruit diseases Jan 15th Jay Pscheidt Announcement, paper submission form, Program
Western orchard pest and diseases management  Jan 14th-16th Don Thomson  Web site, agenda

Dec 31st, 2003 WSDA Pesticide/ESA effects determinations impacting Washington State (.pdf file); Endangered species effects determinations and consultations (EPA web site)

Dec 19th, 2003 Farming with the Wild Seminar, January 30th, 2004 (Word file)

Dec 18th, 2003 Short subjects and timely tips for pesticide users, December 2003 (.pdf file)

Dec 12th, 2003 Update on WTC v. EPA lawsuit/buffer zones: WSDA ESA Newsletter Dec. 12th, Effects determinations for 54 AI's as of Dec 12th; EPA list of candidates AI's for review in 2003; Earthjustice:  "Pesticide Protection Gained for Salmon"; EPA: Pesticides: Endangered Species Protection Program (county-based restrictions that were used in the setting of buffer widths in present court case); Streamnet (Pacific States Stream Fisheries Commission) for identification of salmon-bearing streams; 

Dec 11th, 2003 USDA Critical and emerging pest and disease grants (Word file)

Dec 4th, 2003 2004 USDA CSREES expected budgets (including IPM) (Excel spreadsheet)

Dec 2nd, 2003 Oregon Farmers Handbook (ODA, 2003) (web url)

Dec 2nd, 2003 Oregon NRCS Pest Management Conservation Practice Standard, Pest Management Conservation Practice Job Sheet (both Word files). 

Nov. 26th, 2003 USDA Organic Perspectives Newsletter, Nov/Dec 2003 (.pdf file)

Nov. 24th, 2003 Links to details of IPPC/Oregon Tilth conservation biological control project

Nov. 20th, 2003 Pesticide Recertification Courses 2004 (v.2) Brochure (.pdf file)

Nov. 14th, 2003 PNW Ziram final response to USDA (.pdf file)

Nov. 14th, 2003 Invitation to exotic pest detection and tracking discussion, Portland, Nov. 20th (Word file)

Nov. 13th, 2003 USDA NRI Request for Applications 2004 (.pdf file)

Nov. 3rd, 2003 USDA CSREES Plant Sciences Update, November 2003 (Word file)

OCT 28th, 2003 Idaho Pest Management Newsletter, October 2003 (.doc file)

OCT 27th, 2003 Ziram: Proposed Label Changes (.doc file)

OCT 21st, 2003 Public Health Insecticide Research RFA (.doc file)

OCT 17th, 2003 Farm, rural and natural resource indicators 2003 (USDA ERS) (.pdf file)

OCT 13th, 2003 Response to EPA Alternatives for the use of Dimethoate on Succulent Beans and Peas (.pdf file)

OCT 13th, 2003 Sudden Oak Death pest alert (.pdf file)

OCT 9th, 2003: 2004 Northwest Nursery Crop Research Center rfp, and forms (.doc files unless stated otherwise: rfp; application form; budget form (.xls); assurance statement; current and pending support

OCT 3rd, 2003 Organic Perspectives Newsletter from USDA, (.pdf file).

OCT 3rd, 2003 Idaho Pest Management Newsletter (September 2003), (.doc file).

OCT 3rd, 2003 Oregon responses, expected uses in 2003 for 54 AI's currently under review: memo to USDA; insecticides (Glenn Fisher): herbicides (Jed Colquhoun) (all .doc files). 

SEPT 28th, 2003 Short Subjects and Timely Tips for Pesticide Users (Aug/Sept. '03) .pdf file

SEPT 17th, 2003 Remaining uses for 2003 in Washington, for a list of 54 AI's

SEPT 17th, 2003 Regional pesticide comments coordinator submissions to federal agencies (see also Archive page, April 21st, 2003, for comments on methyl parathion, dimethoate (multiple commodities) and vinclozolin (snap beans).

DCPA, dimethoate (peas and beans)

SEPT 4th, 2003 IR-4 Announcement of Biopesticide Grants Program 2004 (.doc file)

AUGUST 26th, 2003 Example National Pest Alert: Soybean Rust (.pdf file)

AUGUST 8th, 2003 National IPM Roadmap

JULY 31st, 2003 Idaho Pest Management Center Newsletter (Word file)

JULY 9th, 2003 Cabbage Maggot Newsletter 2

JULY 1st, 2003 EPA Draft Report on the Environment 2003 Chapter 5.3 What is the condition of farmlands? (.pdf file)

    The EPA report draws upon the recent Heinz Center report "the State of the Nations Ecosystems': here is the Heinz report chapter on farmland, and the section on farmland indicators (both .pdf files)

    The USDA ERS has also published a report, Agricultural Resources and Environment Indicators, in Feb, 2003 (www link)

    Also, see the Millenium Assessment

JUNE 27th, 2003 'Newest News' from the USDA Office of Pest Management Policy (June 2003) (Word document)

JUNE 11th, 2003 Short subjects and timely tips for pesticide users, May-June, 20003 (.pdf file)

MAY 30th, 2003 Carbaryl use information for the PNW (.pdf file)

MAY 14th, 2003 Summary table of IPM mini-grants awarded since 1994 (Word file)

MAY 12th, 2003 Fact sheet about College of Ag. Sci. budget and programs (.pdf file)

MAY 1st, 2003 Timely Tips for Pesticide Users, April Edn. (.pdf)

APRIL 30th, 2003 New web posting for pesticide use comments to EPA from Western Region

APRIL 21st, 2003 Idaho Pest Management Center Newsletter (Word file)

APRIL 21st, 2003 EPA's proposed new REI's for carbaryl (Excell spreadsheet) (comments to PNW         Coalition Comments Coordinator, Jane Thomas: )

APRIL 21st, 2003 Regional Pesticide Comments Coordinator submissions to EPA

Methyl parathion, dimethoate, vinclozolin on snap beans

APRIL 21st, 2003 USDA National IPM Roadmap (Word file)

Final comments on National IPM Roadmap by Western Region IPM Coordinators (Word file)

Alternative IPM Roadmap from W. Region (Ed. P. Jepson) (Word file)

New IPM Roadmap Draft from USDA, June 2nd 2003 (Word file)

MARCH 28th, 2003 Food Alliance Site Inspectors position announcement (Word file)

MARCH 28th, 2003 Secondary metabolite content of organic fruit and veg. (.pdf journal article)

MARCH 19th, 2003 USDA Agriculture and Homeland Security Web Site

FEBRUARY 25th, 2003 EPA Pesticide grants program for tribes (.pdf file)

FEBRUARY 24th, 2003 West Nile Virus fact sheets .pdf

FEBRUARY 12th, 2003 Cabbage Maggot Newsletter

JANUARY 31st, 2003 Timely tips for pesticide users, January

JANUARY 16th, 2003, General Accounting Office (2001) Agricultural Pesticides report as .pdf file

JANUARY 10th, 2003: 2003 RFP for Northwest Nursery Crop Research Center , ARS forms 403, 408, 411, 454

DECEMBER 11th, 2002: Short Subjects and Timely Tips for Pesticide Users, November/December

NOVEMBER 8th, 2002: Press release about budget cuts at OSU, Rangeland Resources update, letter from President White

    Additional AES legislative talking points, April, 2003

NOVEMBER 4th, 2002: National IPM Symposium Call For Posters

OCTOBER 28th, 2002

Schedule for 2003 pest and disease control-related meetings at the Hilton Hotel in Portland tel: (503) 226-1611,  fax: (503) 220-2293, 921 SW Sixth Avenue in Portland , Oregon .

Thank you to Lindsey du Toit (WSU) for this summary

Commodity/Pest Date Organizer Contact Information
Field crop diseases January 13th Tamla Blunt

(970) 491-6950

Vegetable diseases January 14th Lindsey du Toit

(360) 848-6140
Ornamental and turf diseases January 15th Gary Simone

(503) 695-2658
Tree fruit diseases January 16th Lorianne Fought

(530) 668-4880
Western orchard pest and diseases management conference January 15th-17th Don Thomson

(206) 444-5770
Insect management conference January 13th-14th Joe DeFrancesco

(541) 737-0718

OCTOBER 28th, 2002: 2003 Western Vegetable Diseases Conference

OCTOBER 22nd, 2002: 62nd Annual PNW Insect Management Conference

OCTOBER 1st, 2002: Azinphos methyl use, request for public comments by October 30th

OCTOBER 1st, 2002: British Crop Protection Council conference, 2002

SEPTEMBER 24th, 2002: Western Region Integrated Pest Management RFA, 2003

SEPTEMBER 19th, 2002: Integrated Biological Systems Conference

SEPTEMBER 13th, 2002: Biodiversity indicators workshop, October 30th

SEPTEMBER 12th, 2002: 3rd Announcement National IPM Symposium

SEPTEMBER 6th, 2002: NW Symposium on Organic and Biologically Intensive Agriculture

SEPTEMBER 5th, 2002: USDA PSEP Quarterly Newsletter

SEPTEMBER 5th, 2002: USDA Forest Service Short subjects and timely tips for pesticide users

AUGUST 30th, 2002: NRCS Pest Management Standard implementation in Texas

AUGUST 29th, 2002: IR-4 Biopesticides Grant Announcement

AUGUST 19th, 2002: Plant/Pest Diagnostic Network. Responses to survey(document to updated during September 2002, for reposting)

AUGUST 14th, 2002: Emerald_Ash_Borer_Pest_Alert (August, 2002 update) or regularly updated web link:

Private directory

Oregon IPM Guidelines Project 

USDA CSREES Review of IPM Programs, 2004

JULY 2003 IPPC collaborator links

MAY 16th, 2003 Aerial spray application survey (Word document)

MARCH 1st, 2003 GIS-based pest risk assessment

JANUARY 16th, 2003  USDA Select Agent Rule meeting agenda, notes, slide summary, ESCOP response

AUGUST 7th, 2002: Draft concept for PNW plant biosecurity system 

Oregon IPM Newsletter

Highlights of the Oregon IPM Program and IPPC, 2002-2003 (.pdf file)

    Brief Guide to Federal and Regional IPM Grants, with Recent Awards to OSU (.doc file)

    Mini-grants awarded by IPPC (.doc file)

Unofficial National IPM News Digest-October 2003 (.pdf file)

    Supplement to digest: National Roadmap for IPM, September 8th, 2003 (.doc file)

Issue number 1, January 2003, .pdf file

Supplement to Issue 1: Developments in IPM program.pdf file

Supplement to Issue 1: IPMnet NEWS .pdf file

Supplement to Issue 1: On-line, site-specific degree day predictions and interactive GIS .pdf file

Supplement to Issue 1: Internet-based Pest Alert Systems .pdf file

Supplement to Issue 1: Area-wide IPM for tree fruits .pdf file

Project links

IPPC/Oregon Tilth Conservation Biological Control Project (discontinued when new IPPC website created)

- Draft Pocket Guide to Natural Enemies (.pdf file)

- Draft Insectary Planting Guidelines (.pdf file)