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Appendix D: Agenda for Workshop on Comparing the Environmental Effects of Pest Management Practices Across Cropping Systems
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... Appendix D Agenda for Workshop on Comparing the Environmental Effects of Pest Management Practices Across Cropping Systems Wednesday, March 4, 2015 Keck Center 500 Fifth Street NW Washington, DC 8:15 am–8:30 am Welcome Norman Scott, Chairman, National Research Council Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Workshop Moderator 8:30 am–9:15 am Keynote: Examining the Environmental Effects of Practices for Controlling Agricultural Pests May Berenbaum,1 University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Professor and Department Chair of Entomology Topic: Broad discussion of environmental issues surrounding agricultural production systems. Topics include pesticide residues; biodiversity; emergence of weed resistance and consequences for the environment and production; soil health; soil and nutrient losses; water quality and quantity; energy use; air quality; tradeoffs in yield; scale effects.
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... 550 GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROPS 9:30 am–9:45 am Break 9:45 am–11:05 am  Panel I: Contemporary Practices for Suppressing Weeds Jay Hill, New Mexico Farmer Topic: Pest management in corn and vegetable production Steven Mirsky, USDA–ARS, Research Ecologist Topic: Ecologically-based weed management in long-term cropping studies David Mortensen, Pennsylvania State University, Professor of Weed and Applied Plant Ecology Topic: Sustainable weed management in herbicide-resistant cropping systems Jennifer Schmidt, Maryland Farmer and Registered Dietitian Topic: Integrating weed, pest, and disease management across crops within farming 11:05 am–12:00 pm Discussion of Environmental Effects, Tradeoffs, and Synergies 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Lunch Break 1:00 pm–2:20 pm  Panel II: Insect Management Across Production Systems Galen Dively, University of Maryland, Professor Emeritus, and IPM Consultant Topic: Regional suppression of the European corn borer and its impacts on other host crops due to the Bt corn technology Jonathan Lundgren, USDA–ARS, Research Entomologist Topic: Managing insect communities in the agroecosystem John Tooker, Pennsylvania State University, Associate Professor of Entomology, Extension Specialist Topic: Complex ecological effects of pest-management approaches Frank Shotkoski, Cornell University, Director of the Agriculture Biotechnology Support Project II Topic: Examination of Bt eggplant release in Bangladesh
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... APPENDIX D 551 2:20 pm–3:00 pm Discussion of Environmental Effects, Tradeoffs, and Synergies 3:00 pm–3:15 pm Break 3:15 pm–4:00 pm Panel III: Managing Pests in Tree Crops Harold Browning, Chief Officer of the Citrus Research and Development Foundation, Inc. Topic: Pest management in citrus: Past, present and future Marc Fuchs, Cornell University, Associate Professor Topic: Virus-resistance: Lessons and prospects 4:00 pm–4:30 pm Discussion of Environmental Effects, Tradeoffs, and Synergies 4:30 pm–5:15 pm Conclusions Topic: Discussion summarizing information gaps and research needs across different pest-management practices and agricultural production systems

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