2021 Environmental Horticulture Program Workshop

The 2021 Environmental Horticulture Priority Setting Workshop was held September 28 – 30. National and regional research priorities were identified for 2022 and 2023 during this virtual event.

2021 Food Use Workshop

The 2021 Food Use Workshop was held September 13 – 16. Research priorities for food residue studies, efficacy and crop safety research, and integrated solutions projects for 2022 were identified during this virtual workshop.

2021 Industry Technology Session

The 2021 Industry Technology Session was held on Tuesday, July 20. Video recordings and downloadable pdfs of presentations can be viewed on this page.

Food Use & IS Workshop Results 2020

Dear Friends, We are pleased to share with you the results of the 2020 IR-4 Priority Setting Workshop. The workshop was held in a virtual format from Monday, September 14 to Thursday, September 17. During the four-day workshop, the 200 plus participants established IR-4’s research priorities for residue studies (40), product performance research (9) and […]

Food Use & IS Project Nominations 2020

Dear Friends, The on-line project nomination process to assist IR-4 and its specialty crop stakeholders prioritize the 2021 IR-4 research plan under the Food Use Program (residue studies and product performance research) and Integrated Solutions (residue mitigation, organic, PPWS or resistance research) is available Aug 21 thru Sept 3, 2020. Only projects given at least […]

Food Program Virtual Workshop 2020

Dear Friends, IR-4 is getting closer to our first ever Virtual Workshop, September 14-17, 2020 with the Registrant Product Presentations on July 29, 2020. The planned schedule is as follows: Times Wednesday 7/29/2020 Monday 9/14/2020 Tuesday 9/15/2020 Wednesday 9/16/2020 Thursday 9/17/2020 11 am – 4 pm ET 8 am – 1 pm PT Registrant Product […]

Week Of Workshops Results 2019

Dear Friends, We are pleased to provide you updates and preliminary results from IR-4’s first Week of Workshops (WOW). The stakeholder research priority setting event occurred September 23-26, 2019 at the Delta Marriott in Hunt Valley, Maryland. Over 225 IR-4 stakeholders and team members participated. The first day included a keynote address from USDA-National Institute […]

Food Use & IS Project Nominations 2019

Dear Friends, The on-line project nomination process to assist IR-4 and its specialty crop stakeholders prioritize the 2020 IR-4 research plan under the Food Use Program (residue studies and product performance research) and Integrated Solutions (residue mitigation, organic, PPWS or resistance research) is available Aug 29 thru Sept 11, 2019. The process is similar to prior […]