4th IPM Symposium
American Farmland Trust's Center for Agriculture in the Environment with Tom Green, The IPM Institute and Scott Swinton, Michigan State University, organized this session at the 4th IPM Symposium held on April 2003 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
- Agenda :
American Farmland Trust's Center for Agriculture in the Environment organized this session so that more discussion could occur on how to evaluate IPM programs. This session discussed ways to measure IPM's progress toward achieving the goals of:
- increased economic viability for farmers,
- a healthier environment and
- improved public health.
of the Session :
In order to better facilitate discussion, notes were taken during speakers' presentations, questions from the audience, and group discussions. These notes are incorporated as the Proceedings of this session.
- PowerPoint Presentations :
Session speakers who used PowerPoint allowed AFT to post their presentations online. When viewed with the "Proceedings," these presentations show the concepts discussed at this session.
- Session Overview :
- IPM Assessment & Risk: Framing the Issue and Vocabulary by Scott Swinton
- Defining and Measuring IPM Adoption Risk by Tom Green
- Economic Risk :
- Economic Assessment of IPM Programs by Scott Swinton
- Economic Assessment of IPM Programs by Deana Sexson
- Adoption and Pesticide Use :
- Measuring Adoption of IPM Systems Using Commodity-Specific IPM Definitions and Large-Scale Surveys by William Coli
- GMOs and IPM: Are They Compatible? by Dennis Keeney
- Using Pesticide Use Data to Evaluate IPM Programs by Larry Wilhoit
- Environmental Assessment :
- Reducing the Environmental Risks of Pest Managment by Joe Bagdon
- Tracking Pesticide Risk Trends and Tradeoffs by Charles Benbrook
- A Comparison of Pesticide Environmental Risk Indicators for Agriculture by Thomas Greitens and Esther Day
- IPM Measurement: Putting an Environmental Price to Pesticide Use by Joe Kovach
- Indicators in Europe: With a Special Emphasis on the Netherlands and the Role of the OECD by Robert Luttik
Concluding Remarks :
- Concluding Remarks by George Norton