242ND ACS NATIONAL MEETING & EXPOSITION







August 28 – September 1, 2011, Denver, Colorado
Program Chair:  Aldos Barefoot

Details of this technical program are in the Fall 2011 issue of the PICOGRAM

2011 AGRO International Award for Research in Agrochemicals in Honor of Dr. George Lahm, DuPont Distinguished Scientist
Sponsored by BASF Corporation and DuPont Corporation
Organizers:  Tom Stevenson, Dupont Crop Protection

Sterling B. Hendricks Memorial Award Lecture
Sponsored by U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service
Co-Sponsored with AGFD
Organizer: Stephen Duke, USDA-ARS

Symposium Papers

Award Lecture

Applying advances in chemistry to benefit developing world agriculture.
D. Delmer
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Recorded Presentations

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AGRO New Investigator Award
Sponsored by Dow Agrosciences
Organizer: Cathleen Hapeman, USDA-ARS

Advances in Characterizing Exposures of Humans and Ecosystems to Pesticides in Surface Waters
Organizers: Nick Poletika, Dow AgroSciences, Charlie Crawford, USGS, Bob Gilliom, USGS

Symposium Papers

Comparison of SWAT pesticide simulation approaches for ecological exposure assessments.
N. Peranginangin, M. F. Winchell, R. Srinivasan
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Sampling plans for water quality assessment.
J. W. Green
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Exposure assessment for pronamide drinking water residues in California central coast lettuce production areas.
N. Poletika, B. Bret, M. Winchell
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Improved characterization of the temporal and spatial variability of potential surface water drinking water exposure by using environmental and historic monitoring databases.
P. Hendley, W. Chen, R. Joseph, R. Williams, C. Harbourt
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Combining long-term herbicide monitoring with identification of vulnerable areas in restricitve layer watersheds.
R. N. Lerch, C. Baffaut, E. J. Sadler, N. R. Kitchen, K. A. Sudduth
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Application of high resolution elevation data (LiDAR) to assess natural and anthropogenic agricultural features affecting the transport of pesticides at multiple spatial scales.
J. J. Amos, C. Holmes, J. Bang, P. Hendley, L. Fish
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Advances in Protection of Agricultural Productivity, Public Health, and the Environment
Organizer: Aldos Barefoot, DuPont

Agriculture and Air Quality: Emission Measurements and Models
Organizers: Cody Howard, USDA-ARS, and Sasha Hafner, USDA-ARS, Ronaldo Maghirang, Kansas State University, Laura McConnell, USDA-ARS, Cathleen Hapeman, USDA-ARS

Symposium Papers

Pesticides and VOCs

Reducing near-field agricultural fumigant emissions through efficacious changes in regional application practices.
V. R. Hebert, D. Johnson, P. Hamm, D. Horneck
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Assessment of pesticide drift and deposition downwind of ground spray applications: A case study examining the impact of droplet size, boom height, and wind speed.
R. J. Londergan, A. C. Newcombe, T. M. Wolf
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Volatile organic compound emissions from agriculture in Central Valley, California.
C. Warneke, J. A. de Gouw, J. B. Nowak, J. Peischl
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Speciation of VOCs from complex sources: Validation of reactivity-weighted emissions.
P. G. Green
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Comparison of VOC emissions from conventional and alternative biofuel crops.
M. Graus, A. Eller, R. Fall, B. Yuan, Y. Qian, P. Westra, J. de Gouw, C. Warneke
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Animal Feeding Operation Emissions

Thermal reconstitution from sorbent tube odorant collections: Progress toward a robust, integrated strategy for capture, transport, archiving, and deferred “‘re-play” of environmental odor events.
D. Wright, F. Kuhrt, D. Eaton, J. Koziel
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Optical fiber ammonia sensors for air quality monitoring.
S. Tao, Y. Huang, L. Wieck
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DairyGEM: A software tool for whole farm assessment of emission mitigation strategies.
C. A. Rotz, F. Montes, S. D. Hafner
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Emission Measurement and Modeling

Comparing two micrometeorological techniques for estimating trace gas emissions from distributed sources.
K. S. Ro, M. H. Johnson, P. G. Hunt, T. Flesch
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Airborne observations of ammonia emissions from agricultural sources and their implications for ammonium nitrate formation in California.
J. B. Nowak, J. A. Neuman, R. Bahreini, A. Middlebrook, C. A. Brock, G. J. Frost, J. S. Holloway, S. A. McKeen, J. Peischl, I. B. Pollack, J. M. Roberts, T. B. Ryerson, M. Trainer, D. D. Parrish
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Reducing Agricultural Emissions

Amendments and feed-through additive for gas and odor emission reduction from dairy manure samples.
E. F. Wheeler, R. C. Brandt, A. A. Adviento-Borbe, M. L. Hile, A. N. Hristov, P. A. Topper, H. A. Elliott, M. V. Bruns
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Feeding tannins to dairy cows abates ammonia emissions from barns and soils.
J. Powell, M. J. Aguerre, M. A. Wattiaux
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Swine manure odor reduction efficacy of a humic amendment.
R. C. Brandt, E. F. Wheeler, H. A. Elliott, R. E. Mikesell, Jr.
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Reduction of odorous VOC in phenolics solutions and swine manure slurry using soybean peroxidase and hydrogen peroxide.
D. B. Parker, L. Cai, M. Olsen
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Posters

Volatile organic compounds in pesticide formulations: Methods to estimate ozone formation potential.
L. L. McConnell, M. Zeinali, C. J. Hapeman, A. Nguyen, W. F. Schmidt, C. J. Howard
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Odorous VOC Emission Decay Following Land Application of Swine Manure
D. B. Parker, J. Gilley, B. Woodbury, S. Bartelt-Hunt, X. Li, D. Snow, G. Galvin
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Agrochemical Use on Tribal Lands in the United Statets:  Understanding Benefits, Issues, and Cultural Influences
Sponsored by Waterborne Environmental, Inc.
Organizers:  Pat Holden, Waterborne Environmental, Bob Gruenig, National Tribal Environmental Council

Analytical Challenges Associated for New Crop Protection Products
Co-sponsored by ENVR
Organizers: Kevin Armbrust, Office of the State Chemist- Mississippi; Todd Anderson, Texas Tech University

Bioavailability and Extractablility of Pesticide Residues: Implications for Risk Assessment
Organizers: Paul Francis, Kalumbu Malekani, Suresh Mislankar, Dan Tessier, Damian Shea

Endangered Species Act and Pesticide Regulation: Scientific and Process Improvements
Sponsored by Intrinsik Environmental Sciences, CropLife America, and Dow AgroSciences
Organizers:  Ken Racke, Dow AgroSciences; John Johnston, USDA-FSIS; Jeff Jenkins, Oregon State University; Scott Jackson, BASF; James Cowles, State of Washington Department of Agriculture; Tilghman Hall, Bayer CropScience, Bernalyn McGaughey, Compliance Services International

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Policy and Process

Introduction to Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act and consultation relative to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act.
Richard Sayers
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Threatened and endangered species: An overview of NMFS’ process for assessing EPA pesticide registration actions pursuant to the ESA.
Angela Somma
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Endangered Species Act: Interfacing with agricultural and natural ecosystems.
B. McGaughey, L. W. Anderson, M. J. Bodenchuck
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Insights from USDA on improving the ESA-pesticide assessment process.
S. H. Kunickis, H. D. Coble
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Growers, pesticides, and endangered species: Results of MCFA ESA workshop.
D. A. Botts
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Growers, pesticides, and endangered species: Results of MCFA ESA workshop.
D. A. Botts
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Using litigation to push for programmatic reform of EPA’s Endangered Species Protection Program.
C. L. Adkins-Giese
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Integrating FIFRA, ESA, and other legal requirements.
D. B. Weinberg
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Unintended consequences: A historical perspective on pesticides and endangered species with suggestions.
L. Turner
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Regulatory improvements to the Endangered Species Act consultation process for pesticide registrations.
Y. W. Li, J. Rylander, C. Kennedy
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Application of the Endangered Species Act’s best scientific data available standard.
P. J. Donnelly, L. Bogert, L. R. Rhomberg
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Producing food and fiber where endangered species live.
H. Hansen
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Endangered species pesticide protection programs in North Dakota: Past, present, and future.
J. Johnson
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California’s pesticide use reporting system.
L. Wilhoit
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Role of state pesticide agencies in the endangered species assessment process: Examples from Florida.
M. Feken
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Case Studies

Endangered species assessments conducted under FIFRA: Fomesafen registration review case study.
D. Campbell, M. Dixon, S. Wall, J. Overmyer
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Fomesafen endangered species assessment: Novel approaches for assessment refinement.
J. Overmyer, J. Bang, R. Brain, K. Henry, J. Perine, S. Wall
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FIFRA Registration Review and the Endangered Species Act: Clomazone case study.
A. Frank, B. McGaughey, G. Mitchell, J. Cummings, S. Longacre
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Invasive weed and endangered species interactions: Can herbicides facilitate a positive outcome?
K. G. Beck, S. Nissen, J. Sebastian
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Cranberry insect pest management and Karner Blue butterfly protection: A Wisconsin case study.
K. D. Racke, L. G. Bowman, C. Carnes
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Adaptive management of aquatic plants in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta in compliance with the Endangered Species Act: Applying lessons learned for strategic planning.
L. W. Anderson
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Vertebrate pesticides and the ESA.
M. J. Bodenchuk
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Pesticide aquatic exposure scenarios and modeling for juvenile Pacific salmonid floodplain habitat.
N. Poletika, Z. Tang, S. Jackson
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Spatial and temporal distributions of salmon and their prey: Implications for estimating their exposure to agricultural pesticides.
S. Cramer, M. Teply, L. Dominguez
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Modeling the exposure of salmon to agricultural pesticides.
M. Teply, S. Cramer, N. Poletika
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Modeling risk to aquatic species subject to realistic, dynamic exposures using a generalized form of Haber’s Law.
R. Reiss, K. Bogen
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Risks of pesticide mixtures to salmon in the Pacific Northwest.
D. R. Moore, R. S. Teed
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Application of a GIS-based approach to quantifying pesticide-use site proximity to salmonid habitat.
M. F. Winchell, J. Bang, B. Patterson, K. A. Budreski, R. A. Brian, S. B. Wall
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Assessment of the potential risks of dimethoate to aquatic endangered species using the joint probability distribution analysis.
Q. Ma, R. Reiss, C. Habig, P. Whatling
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Scientific Advances

Advancements in Endangered Species Act effects determination for pesticide registration actions.
E. W. Odenkirchen
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Using GIS to assess pesticide exposure to threatened or endangered species for ecological risk assessment.
J. Cowles
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Development of a spatial-temporal co-occurrence index to evaluate pesticide risks to threatened and endangered species.
G. Hoogeweg, D. Denton, R. S. Breuer, G. Hancock, P. TenBrook
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Access to NatureServe’s best available data on the locations of endangered species.
K. Maybury, L. Honey, S. Howie, L. Kutner
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DriftWatch.org: Pesticide sensitive crops and habitats registry implementation results.
L. Hahn, L. Theller, A. Reimer, B. Engel
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Use of risk-based spray drift buffers for protection of non-target areas.
S. H. Jackson, M. Ledson
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Development of a website (www.Pre-Serve.org) to help protect threatened and endangered plants near crop production.
K. H. Carr, J. L. Honegger, S. R. Mortensen, D. I. Gustafson
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Approach for the assessment of indirect effects to threatened and endangered terrestrial species exposed to herbicides: Glufosinate case study.
R. S. Teed, D. R. Moore, T. Hall, G. Sabbagh, R. L. Breton
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Demography and modeling to improve pesticide risk assessment of endangered species.
J. D. Stark
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Consideration of nontraditional endpoints in the assessment of ecological risk under the Endangered Species Act.
N. H. Golden, G. Noguchi
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Using causal analysis to evaluate stressor effects on endangered species.
A. Fairbrother, N. W. Gard, C. A. Menzie
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Data quality and relevance standards for risk assessment.
A. T. Hall, J. Gagne, B. McGaughey
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Evaluating Agrochemical Aquatic Exposure Modeling in Relation to Risk Evaluator Needs
Organizers: Michael Barrett, USEPA, Ronald Parker, USEPA, Mohammed Ruhman, USEPA

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Modeling

Aquatic exposure modelling for exposure assessment in support of the regulation of pest control products in the Canada.
G. Malis, I. Kennedy, L. Avon, &. Larivière
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Spatially distributed pesticide exposure assessments in the Central Valley, California.
Y. Luo, D. L. Ficklin, E. Luedeling, S. E. Gatzke, M. Zhang
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Exploring approaches to Pesticide Aquatic Ecological Exposure Assessment: Issues in evaluating risk across the national landscape.
R. D. Parker, M. R. Barrett, M. Ruhman
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Evaluation and refinements to Tier 2 US EPA drinking water risk assessments: Methods to improve modeling scenarios.
N. Snyder, A. Barefoot
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Meta-modeling of the pesticide fate model PRZM for aquatic risk assessment.
Y. Luo, F. Spurlock, X. Deng, S. Gill, K. Goh
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Use of modeling and monitoring in pesticide exposure assessments in a regulatory context.
M. R. Barrett, R. D. Parker.
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Prioritizing research and regulatory initiatives to minimize pesticide impacts on threatened and endangered species in California’s Central Valley.
D. L. Denton, R. S. Breuer, W. M. Williams, G. Hoogeweg, M. Zhang
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Aquatic exposure modeling for registration of crop protection products in the European Union.
K. W. Paul, N. Mackay, R. L. Jones, A. Barefoot
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Model Verification and Uncertanties

Overview of issues in aquatic exposure modeling in the US EPA Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Fate and Effects Division (EFED).
R. Parker
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Integrating regulatory risk assessments, risk management, and best management practices to achieve the water quality objectives of the European Union: A long term initiative of the European Crop Protection Association (ECPA).
R. Allen
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Effects of input uncertainty on VFSMOD modeling of water, sediment, and pesticide trapping by vegetative filter strips.
S. M. Folle, M. F. Winchell, T. L. Estes, K. A. Budreski1, J. P. Hanzas, R. L. Breton, P. Whatling
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Effectiveness of buffers installed at targeted critical drainage areas in Minnesota.
J. P. Hanzas, Jr, R. G. Struss
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Quantifying trapping efficiency of vegetative filter strips for pesticide registration.
G. J. Sabbagh, G. A. Fox, R. Muñoz-Carpena, D. Desmarteau
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Key environmental and physicochemical parameters influencing PRZM-GW predicted groundwater concentrations.
T. L. Negley, A. C. Newcombe, D. F. Young
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Estimation of reliable degradation kinetics parameters for complex metabolite pathways.
I. Khanijo, N. Mackay
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Method for temporal analysis of exposure to residues of concern for a parent compound and degradates.
M. Ruhman, M. R. Barrett
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Managed Ecosystems, Pesticides and Biodiversity
Organizers:  Aldos Barefoot, DuPont Crop Protection, Peter Edwards, Syngenta, T. Bently Wigley, NCASI

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Modern Agriculture and Biotechnology – Tools for Sustainability
Organizers:  Jeanette Van Emon, US EPA, Patricia Rice, BASF, Pamela Rice, USDA-ARS, Ellen Arthur, Bayer CropScience

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Parameters for Pesticide QSAR and PBPK/PD Models Intended for Human Risk Assessment
Organizers: James B. Knaak, SUNY at Buffalo, Rogelio Tornero-Velez, US EPA, Charles Timchalk, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory