Grants

Projects funded at Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.

I was the PI for all grants, except those indicated by an asterisk*

(1999 - present)

Year 2009
Total for 2009 = $ 2,35,800

Multi-sponsored project

Propane Education and Research Council, Washington, DC, $ 92,000

Gifts/Donations

Catalytic Drying Technologies, Independence, KS, $ 10,000 (donation of 2 infrared heaters)

Presto-X, Omaha, NE, $12,000 (Gift-in-kind, ProFumeTM fumigation, May 27-28, 2009)

IFC, Olathe, KS, $24,000 (?) (Gift-in-kind, Methyl Bromide fumigation, May 6-7, 2009 & ProFumeTM fumigation, Aug 19-21, 2009)

Multi-sponsored project

Demonstration of heat treatment as viable methyl bromide and pyrethroid alternative for disinfesting grain processing facilities.

Propane Education and Research Council, Washington, DC, $ 97,800

Duration: 09/01/2009 to 08/31/10

Year 2008
Total for 2008 = $ 799,805

USDA/CSREES Methyl Bromide Alternatives Research

Critical evaluation of Methyl Bromide, Sulfuryl Fluoride and Heat Treatment for Disinfesting Food-Processing Facilities, $ 784,805

Catalytic Drying Technologies, Independence, KS, $ 15,000 (donation of 3 infrared heaters)

Year 2007
Total for 2007 = $ 143,268

Regional Integrated Pest Management Program-North Central region, USDA/CSREES Effects of flameless catalytic infrared heat on stored wheat insects and wheat quality, $ 90,268.

Multi-sponsored projects

Dow AgroSciences, Indianapolis, IN, $ 50,000.

Kirk Jeffries, Industrial Solutions, SD, $ 3,000

Year 2006
Total for 2006 = $ 55,000

Multi-sponsored projects

Dow AgroSciences, Indianapolis, IN, $ 30,000

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

Year 2005
Total for 2005 = $ 641,124

*USDA/CSREES, Risak Assessment and Mitigation Program (RAMP), Consortium for Integrated management of storage pests, $ 298,000.

*Optimizing and gauging effectiveness of heat treatments for managing insects in food and feed processing facilities. USDA/CSREES, Methyl Bromide Transitions (MBT) Program, $ 201,124.

Demonstration trials of food grains ozonation-A new chemical-free stored product pest control technology. USDA/CSREES, Pest Management Alternatives Program (PMAP), Project originating from Purdue University, $ 57,000

*Development and implementation of a thermal death kinetic model for management of Indian meal moth and red flour beetles in food-processing environments. NC-213 Project, The Ohio State University, $ 20,000.

Development of a spinosad video. Kansas Wheat Commission, $ 15,000.

Ozonation of corn, wheat and barley stored in commercial grain storage structures for management of pest insects and molds and removal of off-odors. NC-213 Andersons Team Project, Project originating from Purdue University, $ 50,000

Quality Management and Stored Product Protection of Organic Grains, Oilseeds and Pulses. USDA/CSREES, Organic Transitions Program, $ 100,000 (Pending).

Multi-sponsored projects

Dow AgroSciences, Indianapolis, IN, $ 40,000

Agriliance, LLC, St .Paul, MN, $ 15,000

Year 2004
Total for 2004 = $ 464,218
Development and implementation of a thermal death kinetic model for management of Indian meal moth and red flour beetle in food processing environments. NC-213, $20,000.
Efficacy and adoption of new grain protectants by Kansas wheat producers. Kansas Wheat Commission, $12,500.
*Consortium for integrated management of stored-product insect pests. USDA/CSREES, $405,943.
*Multistate research on molds and mycotoxins. NC-129, $2,515.
Alternatives to pesticides for management of stored product insects. AES, $9,900.
Improvement and field validation of an attract-and-kill bait station for the Indian meal moth. USDA, Southern Regional IPM Grant, $7,000 (Sub-Contractor).
*Population dynamic studies using micro-satellite markers for better understanding of outdoor activity of Indian meal moth and to develop a DNA fingerprint to discriminate between populations from multiple areas. IPM Mini Grant, $6360.
Year 2003
Total for 2003 = $ 870,860
Multistate research on molds and mycotoxins. NC-129, $8,575.
Alternatives to pesticides for management of stored product insects. AES, $6,396
Improved protocols for evaluating efficacy of ultrasound technology against economically important urban pests. Applica Home Products, $180,000
FQPA and management of insects in stored wheat: perceptions and implementation of OP alternatives by Kansas farmers. Region VII EPA, $39,946.
Evaluation of two novel ultrasonic device and a lactose-based pesticide for management of urban insects.Koston Technologies, $120,000.
*Improvement and field validation of an attract-and-kill bait station for the Indianmeal moth. USDA/CSREES (IPM), $ 80,000 (Sub-Contractor).
Evaluation of spinosad for protection of stored corn from insect attack and damage. Kansas Corn Commission, $30,000.
*Consortium for integrated management of stored product insect pests. USDA/CSREES, $405,943
Year 2002
Total for 2002 = $ 940,917
Fate and efficacy of spinosad applied to farm stored grains. USDA/CSREES-PMAP, $199,195.
Characterization of spinosad as a stored grain and stored products protectant. Dow AgroSciences, $105,000.
*Development and implementation of a voluntary HACCP program for the commercial feed industry. USDA/CSREES, $534,153 (Co-PI).
Management of insects in stored grain with spinosad and aeration. Kansas Wheat Commission, $61,811.
Sixth National Stored Product IPM Training Conference. USDA/ARS, IPM, $ 20,000.
Management of stored-product insects with alternatives to pesticides. KSU-AES, $10,000.
Mycotoxins in food/feed grain and effects of processing on mycotoxin dissipation. NC-129, Hatch Grant, $8,000.
Mycotoxins in food/feed grain and effects of processing on mycotoxin dissipation. NC-129. Hatch Grant, $2,758.

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Year 2001
Total for 2001 = $ 243,277

Pesticide alternatives and pollution prevention techniques in response to FQPA for post-harvest ecosystems. Environmental Protection Agency (Region VII), $69,956.

Effects of a novel ultrasonic emitter on the mating behavior and reproductive performance of the Indianmeal moth–a common pest associated with grains and processed food products. USDA (Midwest Advanced Food Manufacturing Alliance), $50,000.

*Kansas pesticide usage survey and crop profile development. U.S. Department of Agriculture, $35,257 (Co-PI).

Assessment of Actellic on sunflower seeds. Agriliance, $20,000.

Spinosad: a safe and effective alternative for managing stored-wheat insects. Kansas Wheat Commission, $17,774.

Spinosad: a safe and effective alternative for managing stored-wheat insects. Kansas Wheat Commission, $6,895.

Management of stored-product insects with heat in food-processing facilities. Rupp Industries, $15,000.

Management of stored-product insects with alternatives to pesticides. KSU-AES, $11,000.

Mycotoxins in food/feed grain and effects of processing on mycotoxin dissipation. NC-129. Hatch Grant, $7,742.

Spinosad: a safe and effective alternative for managing stored-wheat insects. Kansas Wheat Commission, $6,895.

Mycotoxins in food/feed grain and effects of processing on mycotoxin dissipation. NC-129. Hatch Grant, $2,758.

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Year 2000
Total for 2000 = $ 1,921,765

*Consortium for integrated management of stored-product insect pests. USDA-CSREES, $1,698,592 (Co-PI).

Quality of sulfuryl fluoride (Profume) treated wheat. Dow AgroSciences, $120,794.

Heat sterilization for insect management in food-handling establishments. USDA (MAFMA), $ 50,000.

Spinosad: a safe and effective alternative for managing stored-wheat insects. Kansas Wheat Commission, $17,274.

Management of stored-product insects with alternatives to pesticides. KSU-AES, $ 10,000.

Spinosad: a safe and effective alternative for managing stored-wheat insects. Kansas Wheat Commission, $9,590.

Mycotoxins in food/feed grain and effects of processing on mycotoxin dissipation. NC-129. Hatch Grant, $8,315.

Fate and efficacy of Spinosad in farm-stored wheat. Kansas Wheat Research Center, $ 5,200.

Mycotoxins in food/feed grain and effects of processing on mycotoxin dissipation. NC-129. Hatch Grant, $2,000.

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Year 1999
Total for 1999 = $ 290,044

Development and evaluation of ultrasonic devices for management of stored-product moths and other arthropods. Weitech, Inc., $150,000.

Management of stored-product insects with heat in food-processing facilities. Rupp Industries, Inc., $83,000.

Development and evaluation of pest management programs at retail grocery stores. Ralston Purina Company, $47,544.

Distribution of stored-product insects in mills. NC-129. Hatch Grant, $ 8,000.

Mycotoxins in food/feed grain and effects of processing on mycotoxin dissipation. NC-129. Hatch Grant, $1,500.

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Projects funded at University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN. (1986 - 1999)

I was the PI for all grants listed below.
Total Amount = $ 666,214

1999, Pesticide Impact Assessment Program-Minnesota, USDA-CSREES, $90,740.

1998, Determining the presence and distribution of the red flour beetle in a north Minneapolis neighborhood surrounding a grain cleaning facility, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, $11,740.

1998, Alternatives to malathion for wild rice worm control, Cultivated Wild Rice Council, $6,000.

1997, Evaluation of spinosad on stored-product insects, Dow AgroSciences, $5,500.

1997, Susceptibility of packaging materials to Indianmeal moth infestation, Malt-O-Meal Company, $16,500.

1996-1998, Pesticide Impact Assessment Program-Minnesota, USDA-CSRS, $181,481.

1996, Management of insects in wild bird seed, D and D Commodities, $2,500.

1996, Survival and population growth of four stored-product insects on transgenic (B.t.) and nontransgenic corn seeds, Northrup King (Novartis), $2,500.

1995, Review of pesticide use data in Minnesota, 1985-1995, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, $16,000.

1995, Pest management practices of organic vegetable growers, USDA-ES Special Grant, $ 20,000.

1995, Degradation of chlorpyrifos-methyl residues on stored oats, National Fire Insurance Company, $21,000.

1995, Controlling stored-product beetles in wheat-based cat litter, Productive Alternatives, $2,000.

1995, Efficacy of Dryacide against stored-product insects, USDA-CSRS, $15,140.

1995, Services for expert witness testimony, US Attorney's Office (Minnesota), $2,700.

1994, Evaluation of Dryacide on stored-product insects, Dryacide Australia Pvt. Ltd., $25,000.

1994, Production and pest management practices of alfalfa growers, USDA-ES Special Grant, $16,000.

1994, Efficacy of Insecto on stored-product insects, and ultrastructural changes in cuticle of some stored-product insects exposed to Insecto, North Central Region Pesticide Impact Assessment Program, USDA-CSRS, $17,000.

1993, Production and pest management practices of fresh market vegetable growers, USDA-ES Special Grant, $16,000.

1992, Decision-making processes in the selection and use of corn pesticides, USDA-ES Special grant, $16,000.

1991, Survey to determine pesticides used on corn, wheat, soybeans, and potatoes, USDA-ES Special Grant, $16,000.

1990-1996, Determining benefits and risks of pesticides used in Minnesota agriculture, USDA-CSRS, $101,413.

1990-1992, Phenology and economic importance of Indianmeal moth in Minnesota farm-stored grain, North Central Region Pesticide Impact Assessment Program, USDA-CSRS, $17,000.

1986-1988, Insects and molds, and quality of farm-stored barley, American Malting Barley Association, $11,000.

1986-1988, Organophosphate resistance and mechanisms conferring resistance in insects associated with corn, wheat, and barley in Minnesota, North Central Region Pesticide Impact Assessment Program, USDA-CSRS, $37,000.

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