A HANDS-ON WORKSHOP ON

 

                  METHYL BROMIDE ALTERNATIVES

                 MAY 11-13, 2010

                               KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY

 

Presentations Registration Objectives Program Accomodation Directions

 

 

Program

 

     
 

 

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

 
7:15 AM Pick-up from hotel lobby to workshop site  
     
7:30 – 8:00 AM Continental breakfast and Registration  

 

8:00 – 8:30 AM

 

Welcome and introductions

 

Dirk Maier
 

 

Keynote presentation

 
8:30 – 9:30 AM Green pest management in the food industry Jeff Weier
 

 

Regulatory Issues

 
9:30 – 10:00 AM Methyl bromide critical use application process Colwell Cook

 

10:00– 10:30 AM

 

Refreshment break

 
     
10:30 – 11:00 AM Methyl bromide re-registration status Rick Keigwin
     
11:00 – 11:45 AM Methyl bromide label changes David McAllister/ Mary Howland

 

11:45 – 01:00 PM

 

Lunch (Touch of Italy-provided)l

 
01:00 – 01:30 PM Hal Ross Flour Mill Jeffrey Gwirtz/Sam Hanni
     

01:30 – 02:30 PM

Mill tour prior to fumigation (4 teams: check colored dots on your name Badge) Jeffrey Gwirtz/ Bh. Subramanyam/ Sam Hanni/ Wat Chayaprasert

 

02:30 – 02:45 PM

 

Refreshment break

 
 

 

Methyl bromide application/uses

 

02:45 – 03:15 PM

Methyl bromide, alternatives, and invasive/quarantine pest research in the  San Joaquin Valley

Spencer Walse

     

03:15 – 03:45 PM

APHIS Methyl bromide alternative QPS Treatment method development highlights 2010

Mike Hennessey

     
03:45 – 04:15 PM ISPM-15 Edgar Deomano
     
04:15 – 04:45 PM Port fumigations Kurt Reichert
     
05:00 PM View methyl bromide gas release by IFC at Hal Ross Mill  

 

05:30 PM

 

Return to Holiday Inn

 

 
     
06:30 PM Social hour at Holiday Inn  
 

 

 

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

 
7:15 AM Pick-up from hotel lobby to workshop site  
     
07:30 – 08:00 AM Continental breakfast  
 

 

General

 

08:00 – 08:30 AM

Pest management standards for food plants (plus methyl bromide fumigation details)

Pamela Peckman

     
08:30 – 09:00 AM The Global Food Safety Initiative Maureen Olewnik
 

 

Atmospheric research and modeling

 
09:00 - 09:45 AM Methyl bromide: atmospheric levels and sources Shari Yvon-Lewis
     
09:45 – 10:15 AM Atmospheric modeling of fumigants Rick Reiss
     

 

10:15 – 10:30 AM

 

Refreshment break

 

 

10:30 – 11:00 AM

 

Risk mitigation and recovery systems for methyl bromide

 

Gary Knapp

11:00 – 11:30 AM Measurement of global warming potential of fumigants Mads Andersen

 

11:30 – 12:00 PM

 

Questions and answer session

 

12:00 – 01:00 PM

Lunch (South of the border-provide)

 
 

 

Safety and stewardship program

 
01:00 – O1:30 PM Methyl bromide safety Pamela Peckman
     
01:30 – 02:00 PM Methyl bromide stewardship program Mary Howland
 

 

Methyl bromide alternatives

 
02:00 – 02:30 PM Methyl bromide alternatives research by USDA Ken Vick

 

02:30 – 02:45 PM

 

Refreshment break

 
02:45 – 03:15 PM Sulfuryl fluoride update: Diverse uses for commodity protection Ellen Thoms
     
03:15 – 03:45 PM Sulfuryl fluoride: Regulatory update David Barnekow
     

03:45 – 04:30 PM

Advances in successful sulfuryl fluoride fumigation, and systems fumigation John Mueller
     
04:30 – 05:00 PM Methyl bromide and sulfuryl fluoride gas leakage rates from structures Dirk Maier/Wat Chayaprasert
     
05:15 PM Return to Holiday Inn  

06:30 – 09:00 PM

 

Banquet at Holiday Inn

Presentation: “Maintaining integrity and quality of organic grains from producer to processor

 

Rick Bucker
 

 

Thursday, May 13, 2010

 
7:45 AM Pick-up from hotel lobby to workshop site  
     
08:00 – 08:30 AM Continental breakfast  
 

 

General

 

08:30 – 09:00 AM

Stored-product insect pest management research at USDA-CGAHR MH, KS

James Throne

 

 

Methyl bromide alternatives research (continued)

 

09:00 – 09:30 AM

Effectiveness of methyl bromide, sulfuryl fluoride, and heat treatment against life stages of the red flour beetle

Bh. Subramanyam/ Joe Malone

     
09:30 – 10:00 AM Effectiveness of aerosols for insect control in the food industry Frank Arthur

 

10:00 – 10:15 AM

 

Refreshment break

 
10:15 – 10:45 AM Traps for gauging fumigation effectiveness in commercial facilities James Campbell
     
10:45 – 11:15 AM Modeling insect population rebounds Paul Flinn
     
11:15 – 11:45 AM Perceptions from end user groups on methyl bromide and alternatives Pamela Peckman
     
12:00 Noon Adjourn  
     
     
  Speakers and contact information  

 

Bhadriraju Subramanyam
Department of Grain Science and Industry
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone: 785-532-4092
sbhadrir@k-state.edu

Frank H. Arthur
USDA-ARS, Center for Grain and Animal Health Research
1515 College Ave.
Manhattan, KS 66502
Phone: 785-776-2783
Email: frank.arthur@ars.usda.gov

Mads P. Sulbaek Andersen
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
California Institute of Technology
4800 Oak Grove Drive
Mail Stop 183-901
Pasadena, CA 91109
Phone: 818 393-3279
Email: mads@sulbaek.dk

David Barnekow
Dow AgroSciences
9330 Zionsville Rd
Indianapolis, IN  46268
Phone: 317-337-3505
Email: debarnekow@dow.com

Rick Bucker
Clarkson Grain Company, Inc.
320 East South Street
PO Box 80
Cerro Gordo, IL 61818-0080
Phone: 800-252-1638
Cell: (217) - 620-0221
Fax: (217) 763-2111
Email:rick.bucker@clarksongrain.com

James F. Campbell
USDA-ARS, CGAHR
1515 College Ave.
Manhattan, KS 66502
Phone 785-776-2717
Email: james.campbell@ars.usda.gov

Watcharapol Chayaprasert
National Agricultural Machinery Center
Kasetsart University – Kamphaengsaen
1 Hmu 6, Malaiman Rd, Kamphaengsaen,
Nakhon Pathom, Thailand 73140
Tel: (034)351-397,351-946
Fax: (034)351-946
Email: wchayapr@gmail.com

Colwell Cook
Biological Analysis Branch
BEAD/OPP/OPPTS/ EPA (7503P) 
1200 Pennsylvania Ave.  NW           
Washington, D. C.  20460
Phone:  703-308-8146
Fax:  703-308-8189
email: cook.colwell@epa.gov

Edgar Deomano
National Wooden Pallet and Container Association (NWPCA)
1421 Prince St, Suite 340, Alexandria, VA 22314-2805
Phone 703-519-6104
Fax 703-519-4720 
E-mail: edeomano@palletcentral.com

Paul W. Flinn
USDA-ARS, CGAHR
1515 College Ave.
Manhattan, KS 66502
Phone 785-776-2707
E-mail: paul.flinn@ars.usda.gov

Jeffrey A. Gwirtz
Department of Grain Science and Industry
Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Tel: 785-532-2817
jgwirtz@k-state.edu

Sam Hanni
Department of Grain Science and Industry
Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Phone 785-313-3950
shanni@k-state.edu

Michelle Hartzer
Department of Grain Science and Industry
Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Tel: 785-532-2127
mkaczmar@k-state.edu; chellehartzer@yahoo.com

Michael K. Hennessey
National Science Program Leader
Agriculture Quarantine Inspection and Port Technology
USDA-Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service
Plant Protection & Quarantine
Center for Plant Health Science & Technology
1730 Varsity Drive, Suite 400
Raleigh, North Carolina 27606
Phone: 919-855-7424
Cell: 919-413-2441
Fax: 919-855-7480
Email: mike.k.hennessey@aphis.usda.gov

Mary Howland
Chemtura Corporation
2662 Edgewood Dr.
Bismarck, AR 71929
Phone: 765-497-6384
Email: mary.howland@chemtura.com

Rick Keigwin
Pesticide Re-evaluation Division
Office of Pesticide Programs
US-Environmental Protection Agency
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20460
Phone: 703-308-8000
Email: keigwin.richard@epa.gov

Gary Knapp
GFK Consulting Ltd
770 McClay Rd
Novato, CA 94947
Phone: 949-895-5248
Email: gerhardknapp@comcast.net

David McAllister
Chemtura Corporation
2662 Edgewood Dr.
Bismarck, AR 71929
Phone: 870-818-6489
Email: david.mcallister@chemtura.com

Dirk Maier
Department of Grain Science and Industry
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone: 785-532-4052
Fax: 785-532-7010
Email: dmaier@k-state.edu

Joe Malone
Lifeline Foods
2811 South 11th Street Road
St Joseph, MO 64503-3461
Phone: (816) 279-1651
Email: jmalone@lifeline-foods.com

John Mueller
Fumigation Service & Supply, Inc.
16950 Westfield Park Road
Westfield, Indiana  46074
Phone, Office: 800-992-1991
Phone, Office: 317-896-9300
Fax: 317-867-5757
Email: j.mueller@fumigationzone.com

Maureen Olewnik
AIB International
1213 Baker’s Way
PO Box 3999
Manhattan, KS 66505
Phone: 785-537-4750, ext. 151
Fax: 785-537-1493
Email: molewnik@aibonline.org

Pamela Peckman
Regulatory Compliance and Technical Services
IFC - The Industrial Fumigant Co.
Phone: 913.397.1170 or 800.477.4432
Fax: 866.463.4279
Email: ppeckman@indfumco.com

Kurt Reichert
Western Fumigation
Airport Business Complex
10 Industrial Highway, Mail Stop #52
Lester, PA 19029
Phone: 610-595-2100
Email: kreichert@westernpest.com

Rick Reiss
Chemical Regulation & Food Safety
149 Commonwealth Drive
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: 571-227-7228
Email: rreiss@exponent.com

Ellen Thoms
Dow AgroSciences
7257 NW 4th Blvd. #20
Gainesville, FL 32607
Phone: 352-332-5682
Fax: 352-332-4869
Email: emthoms@dow.com

Jim Throne
Research Leader, Stored Product Insect Research Unit
USDA-ARS Center for Grain and Animal Health Research
1515 College Avenue
Manhattan KS 66502-2736 USA
Phone: (785) 776-2796
FAX: (785) 537-5584
Email: james.throne@ars.usda.gov

Kenneth Vick
Postharvest Entomology
USDA/ARS
5601 Sunnyside Avenue
GWCC-BLTSVL
Beltsville, MD, 20705
Phone: 301-504-5321
Email:  ken.vick@ars.usda.gov

Spencer Walse
USDA/ARS
9611 S. Riverbend Aveue
Parlier, CA, 93648
Phone: 559-596-2750
Fax: 559-596-2721
Cell: 559-779-8750
Email: spencer.walse@ars.usda.gov

Jeff Weier
Sprague Pest solutions
PO Box 2222
Tacoma WA 98401
Phone: 800-272-4988 or 253-272-4400
Email: jweier@spraguepest.com

Shari Yvon-Lewis
Assistant Professor, Chemical Section
Department of Oceanography
Texas A & M University
College Station, TX 77843-3146
Phone: 979-845-7211
Fax: 979-845-6331
Email: syvon-lewis@ocean.tamu.edu