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EPA Region 10: 2002 Projects - Area Wide Pest Management Project

Project Period:

2002-03-01 - 0000-00-00

Principal Investigator:

Tonie Fitzgerald, Washington State University

Description
The project directors will work with the 25 growers in the Green Bluff Growers Association, 16 miles north of Spokane, who market directly to consumers. These growers face the challenge of keeping their farms intact and profitable in the face of encroaching urbanization. His goal is to have 15 of the growers adopt area wide pest management strategies (codling moth mating disruption and significantly reduce the use of organophosphate insecticides.

Outcomes
Pending

American Farmland Trust