2021 Food Use Workshop

The 2021 Food Use Workshop will take place virtually September 13 – 16. Research priorities for food residue studies, efficacy and crop safety research, and integrated solutions projects for 2022 will be identified during this four-day virtual workshop.

Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the 2021 Food Use Workshop. Click the button below to fill out the registration form. 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.

Submit Food Use and Integrated Solutions Requests by Aug. 13

The deadline to submit Food Use and Integrated Solutions requests for the 2021 Food Use Workshop is Friday, August 13. Submit your request using the appropriate form found on the Submit A Request page of our website.

Presentations from the 2021 Industry Technology Session are now available to view and download.

2021 Food Use Workshop Draft Agenda

All times listed are EDT




10:45 – 11 a.m.

Zoom Test – Attendees are welcome to sign in early and test their connection.

11 – 11:10 a.m.


John Wise

11:10 – 11:40 a.m.

IR-4 Project Update

Jerry Baron

11:40 – 11:55 a.m.

Commodity Liaison Committee Update

Michael Bledsoe

11:55 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.

EPA Update

Nancy Fitz

Priority Setting Begins

1 – 3:30 p.m.

Priority setting for Weed Science; Residue and Product Performance



3:30 – 4:10 p.m.

Integrated Solutions – Weed Science

4:15 – 5 p.m.

Virtual Networking



11 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Priority Setting for Entomology Residue and Product Performance

12:45 – 1:45 p.m.

Integrated Solutions – Entomology

2 – 3:45 p.m.

Priority Setting for Pathology Residue and Product Performance

4 – 5:00 p.m.

Integrated Solutions – Pathology



11 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.

Regional Breakout Discussions

12:50 – 5 p.m.

Finalize Priorities – Food Crops/Integrated Solutions



11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Finalize Priorities – Food Crops/Integrated Solutions

12:45 – 2 p.m.

Finalize Priorities – Food Crops/Integrated Solutions

Download pdf of the agenda here.

2021 IR-4 Project Event Sponsors