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Project Title: Chemical and Pesticide Risks Reduction

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Grant ID Number:X8 - 96499108-0
EPA Region:EPA R4AAShip:R04 - Region 4
Division/Office:Air, Pesticides and Toxics Management DivisionLab/Office:
Grant Program:
Recipient Name: B.F. Smith Foundation
City:Recipient Type:Not for Profit
State:MSCong District:
Competition Status:
Award Date:05/29/2008Cum Award:$170,000
Project Start:06/01/2008Project End:05/31/2010
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Chemical and Pesticide Risks Reduction
This action provides funding in the amount of $170,000 to reduce the use of highly toxic pesticides (and their associated risks) for corn, soybean, and rice production in the Mississippi Delta. The project will involve developing educational materials, conducting outreach, and verifying performance of participating farmers. The project will also address pesticide drift issues through a recognition program for aerial applicators to encourage adoption of recommended best management practices.

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Project Officer Seema Rao 404-562-8429
Grant Specialist Marsha Humphries 404-562-9766

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