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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. Coordinates Worker Protection Standard training.

Maria Restrepo-Turner
Maria Restrepo-Turner
Extension Specialist, IPM
Department of Crop Sciences
1007 Plant Sciences Laboratory
1201 S. Dorner Dr.
Urbana, Illinois 61801
217-300-6754
mrestrep@illinois.edu
Provides subject matter expertise and training in pesticide safety and integrated pest management. Coordinates Private Pesticide training. Co-coordinates social media efforts. Provides expertise in organic pest control.

Sarah Hughson
Sarah Hughson
Extension Specialist, Entomology
Department of Crop Sciences
1013 Plant Sciences Laboratory
1201 S. Dorner Dr.
Urbana, Illinois 61801
217-300-0992
hughson2@illinois.edu
Provides subject matter expertise and training in pesticide safety and entomology. Structural pest control liaison with the Illinois Department of Public Health.

Matt gille
Matt Gill
Extension Specialist, Application Technology
Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
360Q 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.

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.

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