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Fred Whitford

Botany and Plant Pathology 

  • Clinical Engagement Professor - Purdue Pesticide Programs
Lilly Hall Room G-446
915 West State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2054

Awards & Honors

(2015) Fellow. American Association of Pesticide Safety Educators.

(2018) Purdue College of Agriculture 2018 Team Award. Purdue College of Agriculture.

Selected Publications

Whitford, F., Harmeyer, N., & Hovde, D. (2016). Enriching the Hoosier Farm Family.

Whitford, F. (2016). Indiana Transportation Regulations: What to do To Keep On Trucking, Planting, and Harvesting. (PPP-111). Retrieved from

Whitford, F., Mayer, S. L., Ruhl, G., Lerner, R., & Orick, J. (2015). What Gardeners Need to Know About Pesticides. (PPP-109). Retrieved from

Whitford, F., Nowaskie, D., Young, B. G., Foreman, K., Spradley, P., Walker, T., . . . Smith, K. (2015). Removing Herbicide Residues From Agricultural Application Equipment. (PPP-108). Retrieved from

Whitford, F., Lindner, G., Young, B., Penner, D., Deveau, J., Linscott, D., . . . Wagoner, N. (2014). Adjuvants and the Power of the Spray Droplet:Improving the Performance of Pesticide Applications. (PPP-107), 60.

Whitford, F., Nowaskie, D., Hawkins, S., Busdeker, D., Depoister, M., Queen, S., . . . Smith, K. (2012). Extracting Stuck Equipment Safely: How to Avoid Expensive and Painful Incidents. (PPP-98), 96. Retrieved from

Hipkins, P., Nowaskie, D., Linscott, D., Martin, A., Obermeyer, J., Patton, A., . . . Beestman, G. (2012). Measuring pesticides: overlooked steps to getting the correct rate. (PPP-96), 52. Retrieved from

Drummy, B., Schrier, J., Gunter, D., Lester, D., & Smith, K. (2012). The aftermath of a farm truck accident: lawsuits, settlements, and court proceedings. (PPP-95), 36. Retrieved from

Hawkins, S., Bowman, K., Walker, P., Obermeyer, J., & Smith, K. (2012). The tractor hitch pin: a critical component in keeping control of implements. (PPP-94), 68. Retrieved from

Lester, D., Gunter, D., Schrier, J., Taflinger, J., Templeton, M., & Smith, K. (2011). Farm Truck Accidents: Considering Your Liability Management Options. (PPP-91), 56. Retrieved from

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