Effective October 1, 2021, The IR-4 Project headquarters has officially transitioned operations to NC State University.
Debbie Carpenter, Ph.D., has been named IR-4’s associate director and chief regulatory officer.
October 1, 2021, marks the beginning of a new chapter for the IR-4 Project as we fully complete our transition to NC State University. Learn more about this historic transition in this message from IR-4 Executive Director Jerry Baron.
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.
International approval of mandipropamid MRLs on citrus is currently being evaluated by Codex.
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.
Projects nominated as “A” priorities have been posted for viewing in advance of the 2021 Food Use Workshop. Only projects nominated as “A” priorities will be considered for funding at the annual priority setting event.
Nominations for 2022 research projects will be accepted from August 18 through September 1. Research projects that were submitted must be nominated in order to be considered at the workshop.
Registration is open for the 2021 Environmental Horticulture Priority Setting Workshop. Regional and national priorities for IR-4 environmental horticulture research in 2022 and 2023 will be established during this biennial event, taking place September 28 – 30.
Registration is now open for the 2021 Food Use Workshop! Research priorities for food residue studies, efficacy and crop safety research, as well as integrated solutions projects for 2022 will be identified during this four-day virtual workshop.