Methyl Bromide Alternatives Workshop Presentations

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Tuesday, May 11, 2010
8:00 – 8:30 AMWelcome and introductionsDirk Maier

Keynote presentation

8:30 – 9:30 AMGreen pest management in the food industryJeff Weier

Regulatory Issues

9:30 – 10:00 AMMethyl bromide critical use application processColwell Cook
10:30 – 11:00 AMMethyl bromide re-registration statusRick Keigwin
11:00 – 11:45 AMMethyl bromide label changesDavid McAllister/ Mary Howland
01:00 – 01:30 PMHal Ross Flour MillJeffrey Gwirtz/Sam Hanni

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 PMISPM-15Edgar Deomano
04:15 – 04:45 PMPort fumigationsKurt Reichert
Wednesday, May 12, 2010

General

08:00 – 08:30 AM

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

Pamela Peckman

08:30 – 09:00 AMThe Global Food Safety InitiativeMaureen Olewnik

Atmospheric research and modeling

09:00 - 09:45 AMMethyl bromide: atmospheric levels and sourcesShari Yvon-Lewis
09:45 – 10:15 AMAtmospheric modeling of fumigantsRick Reiss

10:30 – 11:00 AM

Risk mitigation and recovery systems for methyl bromide

Gary Knapp

11:00 – 11:30 AMMeasurement of global warming potential of fumigantsMads Andersen

Safety and stewardship program

01:00 – O1:30 PMMethyl bromide safetyPamela Peckman
01:30 – 02:00 PMMethyl bromide stewardship programMary Howland

Methyl bromide alternatives

02:00 – 02:30 PMMethyl bromide alternatives research by USDAKen Vick
02:45 – 03:15 PMSulfuryl fluoride update: Diverse uses for commodity protectionEllen Thoms
03:15 – 03:45 PMSulfuryl fluoride: Regulatory updateDavid Barnekow

03:45 – 04:30 PM

Advances in successful sulfuryl fluoride fumigation, and systems fumigationJohn Mueller
04:30 – 05:00 PMMethyl bromide and sulfuryl fluoride gas leakage rates from structuresDirk Maier/Wat Chayaprasert

06:30 – 09:00 PM

Maintaining integrity and quality of organic grains from producer to processor

Rick Bucker

Thursday, May 13, 2010

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 AMEffectiveness of aerosols for insect control in the food industryFrank Arthur
10:15 – 10:45 AMTraps for gauging fumigation effectiveness in commercial facilitiesJames Campbell
10:45 – 11:15 AMModeling insect population reboundsPaul Flinn
11:15 – 11:45 AMPerceptions from end user groups on methyl bromide and alternativesPamela Peckman