LSU AgCenter plant pathologist receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Richard Bogren, Hollier, Clayton A.

Clayton Hollier (center) receives the Southern IPM Center Lifetime achievement award for his career contributions to promoting, teaching and using integrated pest management (IPM) practices in managing disease. With Hollier (from left) are Jim VanKirk, director of the Southern IPM Center; Paul Coreil, LSU AgCenter vice chancellor; Hollier; LSU AgCenter Chancellor Bill Richardson; David Boethel, LSU AgCenter vice chancellor. (Photo by Frankie Gould.)

News Release Distributed 02/03/10

Clayton Hollier, professor of plant pathology in the LSU AgCenter Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Friends of Southern IPM Thursday, Jan. 21, during the Ag Outlook conference at Alexandria.

The award recognizes contributions to an important aspect of integrated pest management (IPM) in the southern region of the United States. Hollier’s award is in recognition of his work in writing for IPM textbooks, teaching IPM to various audiences, developing the IPM Louisiana Web site, including all pests in the IPM program and implementing an IPM mini-grant program to address local issues.

The Southern Region Integrated Pest Management Center with headquarters in Raleigh, N.C., is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

Rick Bogren

1/4/2011 1:14:26 AM
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