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For Immediate Release
Thursday, January 26, 2017

 

Dustin Vande Hoef
515/281-3375 or 515/326-1616 (cell)
or Dustin.VandeHoef@IowaAgriculture.gov

 
 

IOWA PEST RESISTANCE MANAGEMENT PLAN TO BE ANNOUNCED AT SITE OF IOWA POWER FARMING SHOW MONDAY, JAN. 30 AT 1:30 PM

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey, Iowa State University Associate Dean Dr. John Lawrence and Iowa farmer Larry Buss will announce the Iowa Pest Resistance Management Plan.

The announcement will take place on Monday, Jan. 30 at 1:30 p.m. in the Iowa Power Farming Show media room on the Ballroom level of Community Choice Convention Center (formerly Vets auditorium).

The Iowa Pest Resistance Management Plan is an Iowa-specific plan to address pests — including weeds, insects and plant diseases — that can adapt and become resistant to chemical, genetic, and agronomic control practices. The Iowa Pest Resistance Management Plan (IPRMP) outlines approaches for effective, integrated management solutions.

The details of the event follow here:

Who:               Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey
Dr. John Lawrence, Associate Dean, Iowa State University
Larry Buss, farmer from Harrison County

Where:           Iowa Power Farming Show media room, ballroom level of Community Choice Convention Center (formerly Vets auditorium), 833 5th Ave, Des Moines

When:             1:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 30, 2017

What:             Announcement of Iowa plan to engage farmers on the issue of pest resistance management with the goal of keeping technology and tools such as pesticides, seed treatments and biotechnology products and native traits available and effective.

 

 

 
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