Midwest School IPM Conference

Midwest School IPM Workshop Ames HS Tour Group March 2004

The 2004 Midwest School Integrated Pest Management Conference took place March 23-24, 2004 in Ames, Iowa. This event was hosted by Iowa State University Extension and funded by a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program through the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.

The conference dealt with developing or improving integrated pest management programs in Midwest schools. Participants were from Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, Texas, and Wisconsin.

The conference presentations were recorded and can be downloaded and viewed below. Presentations are in QuickTime format. To view them you will need the free QuickTime Player. There is also an image gallery of conference activities.

Day 1 workshop videos and presentations

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Challenges to Development & Implementation of School IPM by Donald Baumgartner, US EPA Region 5 (Chicago)

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  • Slides (PDF format)
  • Video (duration: 46 min, size: 47.6MB )

Key Contributors to a Successful IPM Program by Al Fournier, Department of Entomology, Purdue University

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  • Slides (PDF format, size: 1.5MB)
  • Video (duration: 28.18 min, size: 24.6MB)

Mandatory vs. Voluntary IPM in Schools by Michael Merchant, Ph.D., BCE, Texas A&M University Research and Extension Center, Dallas

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  • Slides (PDF format, size: 2.1MB)
  • Video (duration: 51.36 min, size: 45.6MB)

"Hands-on" IPM Considerations for the Common Pests of Schools by Bobby Corrigan, RMC Pest Management Consulting, Richmond, IN

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  • Slides unavailable
  • Video (duration: 83.50 min, size: 73.9MB)

Developing a Pesticide Use Survey by Carol Pilcher, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University

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  • Slides (PDF format, size: 865.3KB)
  • Video (duration: 43.07 min, size: 38.4MB)

Developing an IPM Web Site by Matt Westgate, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University

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  • Slides (PDF format, size: 398.4KB)
  • Video (duration: 35.18 min, size: 30.9MB)

School Integrated Pest Management Resources by Jean Ciborowski, MN Dept. of Agriculture

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  • Slides (PDF format, size: 1.9MB)
  • Video (duration: 36.45 min, size: 33MB)

Integrated Pest Management in Chicago Public Schools by Rachel Rosenberg, Executive Director of Safer Pest Control Project

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  • Slides (PDF format, size: 822.6KB)
  • Video (duration: 27.24 min, size: 22.8MB)

Day 2 workshop videos and presentations

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IPM in Schools: Federal Funding by Donald Baumgartner, U.S. EPA Region 5 (Chicago)

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  • Slides (PDF format, size: 316.2KB)
  • Video (duration: 51.53 min, size: 52.6MB)

Training Schools to Do IPM by Michael Merchant, PhD, BCE, Texas A&M Research and Extension Center ?¢¬Ä¬ì Dallas

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  • Slides (PDF format, size: 1.8MB)
  • Video (duration: 47.16 min, size: 44.3MB)

School Landscape IPM: Insect Pests by Mark H. Shour, Extension Entomology, Iowa State University

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  • Slides (PDF format, size: 5.6MB)
  • Video (duration: 41.42 min, size: 46.1MB)

IPM for Athletic Fields by Dave Minner, Iowa State University

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  • Slides (PDF format, size: 28.9MB)
  • Video (duration: 52.31 min, size: 43.6MB)

Program Evaluation: Quantifying Outcomes by Carol Pilcher, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University

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  • Slides (PDF format, size: 378.7KB)
  • Video (duration: 41.27 min, size: 38.3MB)

Responding to Public Outcry by Mark R. Burns, Dubuque Community School District

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  • Slides (PDF format, size: 547.0KB)
  • Video (duration: 43.06 min, size: 42.2MB)

Day 3 workshop videos and presentations

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Successes and Failures of School IPM Programs: Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Texas, and Wisconsin, Moderator: Mark Shour, Iowa State University

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West Des Moines Community School District IPM Case Study by Doug Woodley, Operations Supervisor, West Des Moines Community School District

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  • Slides (PDF format, size: 745.2KB)
  • Video (duration: 42.31 min, size: 60.4MB)

Keys to a Great Relationship with a Pest Management Professional by Brad Smith, Preferred Pest Control, Des Moines, IA

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  • Slides (PDF format, size: 532.2KB)
  • Video (duration: 25.08 min, size: 30.8MB)

School IPM as a New Work-Load Responsibility by Patricia Kandziora, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection

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  • Slides (PDF format, size: 5.6MB)
  • Video (duration: 41.42 min, size: 46.1MB)