Since 1963, the IR-4 Project
has been the major resource for supplying pest management tools for specialty crop growers by developing
research data to support new EPA tolerances and labeled product uses.
2013 IR-4 Year End Summary
2013 IR-4 Annual Report
Strategic Plan 2009-2014
2011 National Economic Impact
of the IR-4 Project and the IR-4 Project Programs (updated 2012)
History of IR-4 Minor Use Pesticide Registration 1963-2001 published in the Encyclopedia of Agrochemicals 3/1/01
Major funding for IR-4 is provided from Special Research Grants from:
* USDA-FAS and
and is provided in cooperation with the State Agricultural Experiment Stations. These stations provide in-kind support valued at over $18 million annually.
Nominations for the 2014 Food Use Workshop (click here)
2014 IR-4 Food Use & Biopesticide Workshops and Antibiotic/Bacterial Challenges Mini-Summit
September 9-11, 2014
Held at The JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead, 3300 Lenox Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30326-1333. A special Antibiotics Workshop will also be held on September 11. Click here for Agenda and Registration.
IR-4 Project Headquarters
Rutgers, The State University of NJ
500 College Road East, Suite 201 W
Princeton, NJ 08540
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