Current Pest Management Practices of School Districts in NYS 2000
Project Leader: Lynn Braband (Community IPM, Geneva, NY)
Collaborators: NYS Dept. Education, NYS Dept. Health, Cornell faculty, USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (possibly)
Introduction: Some NYS school districts have successfully adopted IPM. However, other districts have had problems in adopting pesticide-reduction programs or still depend upon "conventional" pesticide treatments. A comprehensive picture of the status of pest management in NYS schools is lacking. Such information is important for gauging pest management needs and as a baseline for measuring changes. results conducted.