Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Pesticide Use Report Analysis Group

Date: June 6, 2017

Time: 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Contact: Minghua Zhang, mhzhang@ucdavis.edu, (530) 752-4953

Sponsor: UC ANR

Location: UC ANR Building

Event Details

Jay Rosenheim
Jay Rosenheim
DAVIS--Jay Rosenheim, professor of entomology, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, will be among the speakers at a meeting on Tuesday, June 6 of the Pesticide Use Report (PUR) Analysis Workgroup, UC Agriculture and Natural Resources.

He will speak at 10:45 a.m. on "Using Farmer Data to Improve Pest Management in California Citrus." The half-day meeting takes place in the UC ANR Building, 2801 2nd St., Davis, beginning at 8 a.m. with registration.

The agenda:


Introduction – Minghua Zhang, chair of the PUR analysis workgroup

8:30- 8:35
“PUR Data Helps DPR Make California a Better Place” – Brian Leahy, director of California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR)

“The Joys and Challenges of Managing PUR Gurus” –  Joe Damiano, branch chief of Pest Management and Licensing, DPR

“The Use of PUR and Monitoring Data for the Protection of Surface Waters in California” by Dan Wang, Environmental Monitoring Branch, DPR

“How, Why, and So What? Answers from the School Pesticide Use Data Steward” by Eric Denemark, DPR

9:30- 9:55
“Air Pollution Challenges:  Protecting the air we breathe by using PUR data as part of the regulatory development process” by Rosemary Neal, DPR

“Pesticides, Parks, and Priorities: A Tool for Monitoring Pesticides in California Natural Areas” by Erik Meyer, National Park Service


“Using Farmer Data to Improve Pest Management in California Citrus” by Jay Rosenheim, Department of Entomology and Nematology, UC Davis

“Economic Effects of Regulations Restricting Pesticide Applications near School Sites” by John Steggall, California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA)

11:35- 12:00
“Using Behavior to Change Behavior: the Value of PUR Data in Entomology Education and Extension programs” by David Haviland, UC Cooperative Extension, UC ANR.

Discussion on what is next and summary

12:30 Workshop ends 

Light refreshments and lunch will be provided upon registration by clicking at https://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=20565. Continued Education units are also available.

For questions: contact Steering Committee members.

  • Minghua Zhang, mhzhang@ucdavis.edu, (530) 752-4953
  • Kimberly Steinmann, Kimberly.steinmann@cdpr.ca.gov, (916) 445-7929
  • Eric Denemark, Eric.Denemark@cdpr.ca.gov, (916) 324-3483
  • John Steggall, jsteggall@cdfa.ca.gov, (916) 999-3013


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