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Pesticide Safety Education Program

Pesticide Safety Education Specialists

Travis Cleveland
Travis Cleveland
Extension Specialist, Plant Pathology
Department of Crop Sciences
S-408 Turner Hall MC-046
1102 S Goodwin
Urbana, Illinois 61801
217-244-1883
tclevela@illinois.edu
Provides subject matter expertise and training in pesticide training with an emphasis on plant pathology. Provides diagnostic support the UI Plant Clinic. Coordinates annual report.

Matthew Gill
Extension Specialist, Application Equipment
Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
360 Agricultural Engineering Sciences Building
1304 West Pennsylvania
Urbana, Illinois 61801
gill14@illinois.edu
Provides subject matter expertise and training in pesticide application equipment and calibration. Conducts special aerial calibration clinics, research, and pesticide drift reduction programs. Maintains and coordinates storage of PSEP supplies and equipment.

Philip Nixon
Philip Nixon
Former Extension Specialist, Entomology
Department of Crop Sciences
S-408 Turner Hall MC-046
1102 S Goodwin
Urbana, Illinois 61801
217-333-6650
pnixon@illinois.edu
Provides subject matter expertise and training in entomology. Coordinates grant proposals, state and federal reports, and other reports and summaries. Structural pest control liaison with the Illinois Department of Public Health. Co-coordinates Commercial and Private PSEP trainer scheduling.

David J. Robson
David J. Robson
Former Extension Specialist, Pesticide Safety
Department of Crop Sciences
1013 Plant Science Lab
1201 S. Dorner Dr. MC-634
Urbana, Illinois 61801
217-244-5724
drobson@illinois.edu
Provides subject matter expertise and training in pesticide safety and horticulture. Co-coordinates social media. Co-coordinates Worker Protection Standard training. Coordinates Private Pesticide training. Co-coordinates Commercial and Private PSEP trainer scheduling.

Michelle Wiesbrook
Michelle Wiesbrook
Extension Specialist, Weed Science
Department of Crop Sciences
1031 Plant Sciences Lab
1201 S Dorner Dr MC-634
Urbana, Illinois 61801
217-244-4397
buesinge@illinois.edu
Provides subject matter expertise and training in pesticide safety with an emphasis on horticultural weed science. Serves as IPR newsletter editor, collecting and organizing material; co-coordinates social media information and ensures its timely publication. Co-coordinates Illinois' Worker Protection Standard training.

Jean Miles
Jean Miles
PSEP Office Assistant
Department of Crop Sciences
1005b Plant Science Laboratory
1201 S Dorner MC-634
Urbana, Illinois 61801
217-265-0670
jmiles1@illinois.edu