2008 IPM Survey, Pesticide Use Reporting Sheet, etc.

We mailed off the 2008 IPM Survey and Pesticide Use Reporting Sheet to participating growers today. Look for your packet in the mail soon! We look forward to receiving your completed 2008 surveys and reporting sheets by December 15. This year, to aid your decision-making, we aim to return your 2008 Pesticide Risk Assessment score before you purchase chemicals for the 2009 season.
If you would prefer to fill-out and send the survey and reporting sheet electronically, you can download them below. You can e-mail your surveys and reporting sheets to Lisa: ldipietro@wisc.edu.

Here is the survey:
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Here is the Reporting Sheet:
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Also, we revised the chart that shows calculations of a pesticide’s risk to human health and the environment. You can download the new Eco-Apple Pesticide Toxicity Chart here:
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Here is an explanation of some of what goes into making the Eco-Apple Pesticide Toxicity Chart:
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Finally, we wrote a short piece explaining how to analyze your IPM Survey and Pesticide Risk Assessment scores. It includes some graphs with 2007 network score comparisons. Here it is:
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