Resource Guide for Organic Insect & Disease Management
Brian Caldwell is the Farm Education Coordinator for the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York. He participated in this project as part of the Northeast Organic Network (NEON). He also is an organic apple grower and former extension educator in central New York.
Emily Brown Rosen is a consultant and the former Policy Director for the Organic Materials Review Institute, a non-profit organization that provides technical services to certification agencies and reviews products for compliance with organic regulations. She has been an active participant in the development of national organic standards and serves as an advisor to several organic certification agencies.
Dr. Eric Sideman has been the Director of Technical Services, Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association since 1986. Dr. Sideman provides technical support for farmers and gardeners, serves as staff scientist for MOFGA, plans and produces educational events for MOFGA and Cooperative Extension, and serves on various agricultural committees for the Maine Department of Agriculture.
Dr. Anthony M. Shelton has been a Professor of Entomology at Cornell since 1979. His work focuses on insect ecology and management of insect pests of vegetables. He has published over 300 articles on pest management.
Dr. Christine D. Smart has been an Assistant Professor of Plant Pathology at Cornell since 2003. She studies induced resistance in plants against pathogens, and the biology and control of vegetable diseases.
Published October 2005.
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