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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., Steeger, T., Feken, M., Krupke, C. H., Hunt, G. J., Johnson, R., . . . Smith, K. L. (2017). The Complex Life of the Honey Bee. Retrieved from

Lerner, R., Whitford, F., McKinley, S., & Ruhl, G. (2018). Retaining Extension Master Gardener Volunteers. (, 9. Retrieved from

Sandler, L. N., Beckerman, J. L., Whitford, F., & Gibson, K. D. (2019). Cannabis as conundrum. Crop Protection, 117, 37-44. doi:1016/j.cropro.2018.11.003

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

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