Donations

Projects funded at Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.

(1999- present)

Year 2008

Total for 2006 = $ 15,000

  • Catalytic Drying Technologies, $ 15,000 (donation of 3 infrared heaters for Methyl Bromide Alternatives Research, K-State)
Year 2007

Total for 2007 - NA

Year 2006

Total for 2006 = $ 25,500

  • Armstrong Hunt, International, Miami, FL, $ 25,000 (donation of 3 steam heaters for our Hal Ross Flour Mill)
Year 2005

Total for 2005 = NA

Year 2004

Total for 2004 = $ 32,500

  • Dow AgroSciences, IN which includes non-cash contributions such as project materials and labor, personal property and renovation, $ 32,500.
  • Received a bench top infrared red heater from Catalytic Industrial Group, Independence, KS, and also the President, Virgil Macaluso, gave $2,500 to Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York, to cover expenses of Prof. David Wetzel to study effects of infrared radiation on stored-product insects.
Year 2003

Total for 2003 = $ 3,500

  • Temp-Air®, Minnesota, three heating/cooling incubators from Tritech Research, Los Angeles, CA., $ 3,500 .
  • Gustafson, Texas, $11,000 .
Year 2002

Total for 2002 = $ 26,300

  • Plunkett’s Pest Control, Minnesota $ 200 worth of vertebrate pest management tools .
  • Agriliance, Minnesota, $ 4,000 .
  • Dow AgroSciences, Indiana, $ 11,000 .
  • American Pest Management, Kansas, cockroach control tools for GRSC 651 lab sessions, $ 100 .
  • Agriliance, Minnesota, $ 2,000 .
  • Midwest Grain Products, Kansas, $ 9,000 .
Year 2001

Total for 2001 = $ 15,855

  • Dow AgroSciences, Indiana, $ 10,000 .
  • Dow AgroSciences, Indiana, $ 5,000.
  • Copesan - specialists in pest solutions, Wisconsin, 306 SH, 5 videos for use in GRSC 651 course, $ 855 .
Year 2000

Total for 2000 = $ 8,672

  • Nikon SMZ-1000 stereomicroscope from Boyce Scientific Inc. Missouri, for GRSC 651 lab sessions, $ 2,472 .
  • Plunkett's Pest Control, Minnesota, WAX 104 B, pest control equipment for GRSC 651 lab teaching, $ 1,200 .
  • KSU Entomology insects (duplicates), WA48 (WA001 now), insect specimens for GRSC 651 lab teaching (priceless) .
  • KSU Entomology insects (duplicates), WA48 (WA001 now), cultures of stored-product insects for research, teaching, and outreach (priceless) .
  • IFC, Kansas, to Kluwer for underwriting production costs for my book, “Alternatives to pesticides in stored-product IPM.”, $5,000 .
Year 1999

Total for 1999 = $ 13,750

  • D and D Commodities, Minnesota, to pursue stored product research and teaching activities, $ 5,000 .
  • Frontier Foods, Iowa, to pursue stored product research and teaching activities, $2,500 .
  • Whitmire-Microgen, Illinois, donation for 1999 Heat Treatment Workshop,  $ 500 . 
  • These were given to sponsor the 1999 Heat Treatment Workshop:  
    • Aggreko, Louisiana, $ 3,500
    • Kraft Foods, Illinois, $ 600
    • AIB, Kansas, $ 350
    • IFC, Kansas, $ 500
    • Copesan, Wisconsin $ 500
    • KSU Entomology Dept., $ 300