2021 Biennial Priority Setting Workshop

Location:
Virtual

Dates:
September 28 – 30, 2021

Times (ET):
9/28: 11 am – 3:30 pm
9/29: 11 am – 4:30 pm
9/30: 11 am – 2 pm

Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the Environmental Horticulture 2021 Priority Setting Workshop. Click the button below to start the registration process. Registration is free and required for this virtual event. Upon registration, attendees will automatically receive a confirmation email including Zoom information for the event. If you do not receive this email upon registration, contact us at ir-4_project@ncsu.edu.

Workshop Tentative Agenda

Sept 28
11 am to 12:30 pm (ET) – Opening Session (Welcome, State of IR-4, State of EHC Program, Online Niceties and Conventions, Schedule and Instructions for online “Sticker Caucus”)
1 pm to 3:30 pm (ET) – Weed Science Session (Weed Science Survey Results, Technology Presentations, Project Presentations & Discussions)

Sept 29
11 am to 1:30 pm (ET) – Pathology Session  (Pathology Survey Results, Technology Presentations, Project Presentations & Discussions)
2 pm to 4:30 pm (ET) – Entomology Session (Entomology Survey Results, Technology Presentations, Project Presentations & Discussions)

Sept 30
11 am to noon (ET) – Caucus Results & Priority Finetuning (if needed), Closing of National Priority Session
12:30 pm to ? (ET) – Regional Breakouts to select 2 and only 2 regional priorities

Grower and Extension Survey

Survey Closes August 13

This survey is the best way to tell us what disease, pest and weed problems you have difficulty managing due to insufficient pest management tools. Information gathered here will help shape the biennial priority setting workshop. Click the button below to start.

Workshop Priority Outcomes

During the 2019 Environmental Horticulture Workshop priority-setting sessions, we listened to presentations about new active ingredients and expansions of current products and then discussed potential projects. At the end of the day, attendees voted on the top projects for each program. The results are shown below:

National Priority Projects for 2020 – 2021:

Pathology – Pythium Efficacy
Pathology – Non-Oomycete Root and Crown Rot Efficacy
Pathology – New Disease Management Tool Crop Safety
Entomology – Borer & Beetle Efficacy
Entomology – Mealybug & Scale Efficacy
Entomology – New Pest Management Tool Crop Safety
Weed Science – Preemergent Herbicide Crop Safety
Weed Science – Nostoc Efficacy on Hard Surfaces
Biopesticide Specific – Powdery Mildew on Greenhouse Potted Plants (1)
Biopesticide Specific – Root Knot Nematode Efficacy (2)

Regional Priority Projects for 2020 – 2021:

NCR – Ambrosia Beetle Efficacy
NCR – Root Knot Nematode Efficacy
NER – Improving Directions for Use with Fatty Acid Herbicides
NER – Thrips Efficacy for Outdoor Uses
SOR – European Pepper Moth Efficacy
SOR – Bacterial Leaf Spots & Blight
SOR – Post Emergent Crop Safety & Efficacy for Glyphosate Resistant Weeds
WSR – Snail Efficacy
WSR – Liverwort Efficacy
WSR – Botrytis Efficacy on Peony

Registrant Presentations

During the 2019 Environmental Horticulture Workshop priority-setting sessions, we listened to presentations about new active ingredients and expansions of current products. Below are those available for viewing:

BASF
BioWorks
SePro
Vestaron