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Objectives


  1. To establish, coordinate and provide a pest management information program in North Carolina to function as the state contact for the integrated pest management information network established by the Southern Region Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Center located at North Carolina State University in Raleigh.

  2. To establish an advisory committee for the North Carolina Pest Management Information Program composed of pest managers, growers, commodity groups, consultants and other stakeholders representative of the diversity of capabilities, institutions and pest management issues found in North Carolina.

  3. To facilitate and support the production of crop profiles, pest management strategic plans and similar pest management documents for important North Carolina agricultural commodities as identified by federal regulatory agencies for the implementation of the Food Quality Protection Act of 1996.

  4. To strengthen the connection between pest management programs (i.e., Pest Management Information, Integrated Pest Management, Interregional Project 4 (Minor Crop Pest Control), Pesticide Safety Education) and agricultural and other private stakeholders within North Carolina.

  5. To serve as an information resource for the Southern Region IPM Center and the public and private sectors on current pest management practices, problems and issues affecting agricultural commodities produced in North Carolina.

North Carolina Pest Management Information Program, Box 7613, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695

The North Carolina Pest Management Information Program and this web site are supported with funding from the Southern Region Integrated Pest Management Center located at North Carolina State University.

Web page last modified on May 14, 2012