2020 Annual Report Now Available

The 2020 IR-4 Project Annual Report is now available. The year 2020 was like no other year in the history of the IR-4 Project. Despite a world-wide pandemic changing day-to-day aspects of how we work, funding uncertainty, and the transition of IR-4 headquarters from Rutgers University to North Carolina State University, our dedicated team of [...]

New Crop Groups Approved, Making it Easier for Growers to Identify Pest Management Tools

Two new crop groups have been added to the IR-4 Project Regulation of Crops, Crop Groups, Crop Subgroups and Crop Definitions. The additions will make it easier for growers of various herbs and spices to identify and utilize approved pesticides and biopesticides for pest management solutions for these particular crops. View the new crop groups [...]

Top Global Crop Protection Needs Identified Following Virtual Workshops

The Minor Use Foundation has announced the top ten global priority crop protection needs to focus funding and research on during 2021 and 2022. The top priorities were narrowed down following a process that started earlier this year with a list of more than 4,000 new crop protection needs from 56 countries. In September, the […]