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By sdcohen50 30 Nov, 2016
Center for Regulatory Research, LLC has moved to a new location at Bonestroo Campus, 2355 Highway 36 West, Roseville, Minnesota 55113. For sales and technical support questions, you may contact us at (651) 251-6965; (651) 204-0310 or Email us at c4rr2011@gmail.com. Office appointments are scheduled from 10 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday.
By sdcohen50 20 Oct, 2016

Sue Cohen, President, Center for Regulatory Research, LLC, presented a training course on “Integrated Pest Management of Fruits and Vegetables” August 8 - 19, 2016 for seven USDA Cochran Fellows from Bosnia and Herzegovina. The training course was hosted by the Stakman-Borlaug Center for Sustainable Plant Health and the Department of Plant Pathology, University of Minnesota, St. Paul. James Bradeen, professor and head of the Department of Plant Pathology and co-director of the Stakman-Borlaug Center, welcomed the USDA Cochran Fellows and described current international research activities in the department and Stakman-Borlaug Center. Karen Hokanson, Senior Fellow of the Stakman-Borlaug Center, provided administrative support for the program and participated in the orientation session of the Fellows. Tavvs Alves, Ph.D. program, Department of Entomology and Aimee Talbot, M.S. program, Department of Horticultural Science assisted with the training program as co-instructors. Mohamed Yakub, outreach and education coordinator, of the Stakman-Borlaug Center provided educational and evaluation support for the program. The following instructors from UMN contributed presentations or field trip assistance during the training program: Brett Arenz (Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Plant Pathology), Mathew Clark (Assistant Professor, Department of Horticultural Science), Joshua Havill (M.S. program, Department of Plant Pathology), Dean Herzfeld (Associate Extension Professor, Department of Plant Pathology), Molly Kreiser (Ph.D. program, Department of Horticultural Science), Angela Orshinsky (Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Pathology), Andrew Petran (Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Horticultural Science) and Renata Pincelli-Souza (Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Horticultural Science). Training included presentations, field trips, and computer exercises. Field activities included a visit to Minnestra Apple Orchard, UMN Arboretum and UMN Horticultural Research Center, UMN Sustainable Fruit and Vegetable Farm, UMN tissue culture facility for hazelnuts, UMN Greenhouse production of selected Hops for commercial micro-brewing industry, vegetables produced in hydroponics and aquaponics systems, and a visit to see research on tree root architecture in a rhizotron. Participants from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the training program were selected by the USDA, Foreign Agricultural Service for the Cochran Fellowship Program and included Mirko Jokic (Ministry of Agriculture), Dragan Zaric (Ministry of Agriculture), Luka Bosnjak (Sjemenarna ltd., Mladen Zovko (University of Moster), Bojana Sukalo (Ministry of Agriculture), Almira Konjic (University of Moster), and Smiljana Knezevic (Ministry of Agriculture).


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  • By sdcohen50
  • 20 Oct, 2016

Cochran Fellows Integrated Pest Management Training August 8-19, 2016

Sue Cohen, President, Center for Regulatory Research, LLC, presented a training course on “Integrated Pest Management of Fruits and Vegetables” August 8 - 19, 2016 for seven USDA Cochran Fellows from Bosnia and Herzegovina. The training course was hosted by the Stakman-Borlaug Center for Sustainable Plant Health and the Department of Plant Pathology, University of Minnesota, St. Paul. James Bradeen, professor and head of the Department of Plant Pathology and co-director of the Stakman-Borlaug Center, welcomed the USDA Cochran Fellows and described current international research activities in the department and Stakman-Borlaug Center. Karen Hokanson, Senior Fellow of the Stakman-Borlaug Center, provided administrative support for the program and participated in the orientation session of the Fellows. Tavvs Alves, Ph.D. program, Department of Entomology and Aimee Talbot, M.S. program, Department of Horticultural Science assisted with the training program as co-instructors. Mohamed Yakub, outreach and education coordinator, of the Stakman-Borlaug Center provided educational and evaluation support for the program. The following instructors from UMN contributed presentations or field trip assistance during the training program: Brett Arenz (Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Plant Pathology), Mathew Clark (Assistant Professor, Department of Horticultural Science), Joshua Havill (M.S. program, Department of Plant Pathology), Dean Herzfeld (Associate Extension Professor, Department of Plant Pathology), Molly Kreiser (Ph.D. program, Department of Horticultural Science), Angela Orshinsky (Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Pathology), Andrew Petran (Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Horticultural Science) and Renata Pincelli-Souza (Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Horticultural Science). Training included presentations, field trips, and computer exercises. Field activities included a visit to Minnestra Apple Orchard, UMN Arboretum and UMN Horticultural Research Center, UMN Sustainable Fruit and Vegetable Farm, UMN tissue culture facility for hazelnuts, UMN Greenhouse production of selected Hops for commercial micro-brewing industry, vegetables produced in hydroponics and aquaponics systems, and a visit to see research on tree root architecture in a rhizotron. Participants from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the training program were selected by the USDA, Foreign Agricultural Service for the Cochran Fellowship Program and included Mirko Jokic (Ministry of Agriculture), Dragan Zaric (Ministry of Agriculture), Luka Bosnjak (Sjemenarna ltd., Mladen Zovko (University of Moster), Bojana Sukalo (Ministry of Agriculture), Almira Konjic (University of Moster), and Smiljana Knezevic (Ministry of Agriculture).


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