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Waterborne Presents at American Chemical Society’s 250th National Meeting & Exposition

September 10, 2015

The annual American Chemical Society’s east coast meeting was held in Boston, August 16 – 20, 2015. Waterborne is consistently well represented at this conference and this year was no exception. Waterborne’s presentations expanded beyond the area of of crop protection to include highlights of their current work in industrial & specialty chemicals and veterinary medicines. As Waterborne continues to pursue business in… Read More>

Waterborne’s Nutrient Team to Participate in Upcoming Discovery Farms and On-Farm Monitoring Multi-State Meeting

September 4, 2015

Key staff from the Waterborne Nutrients Team are participating in a two-day, multi-state Discovery Farms research and development event in Central Illinois on September 15 and 16, 2015. Waterborne’s contribution to this special event is to collaborate with state researchers and commodity groups from Kentucky, Wisconsin, and Illinois to develop appropriate and novel techniques that describe quality… Read More>

Waterborne to Participate in a Demonstration Farms Partnership Field Day and Conservation Expo

August 26, 2015

Waterborne is excited to be sponsoring and participating in a Demonstration Farms Partnership Field Day and Conservation Expo on August 28, 2015 from 9am to 1pm in the Peoria, IL area. Waterborne has been working with the IL Council on Best Management Practices to provide monitoring and analysis support for nitrate load quantification from subsurface tile… Read More>

Waterborne Hosts Population Modeling Workshop

July 30, 2015

Waterborne hosted a technical workshop on June 23-24, 2015 with a selected group of modelers to discuss advancements in population modeling and potential model applications in endangered species risk assessments. The team focused on developing a framework for the practical and effective use of population modeling concepts and methods to improve pesticide risk assessments for… Read More>

TECHNOLOGY CORNER: OUT WITH NEW, IN WITH THE OLD!

July 13, 2015

Wait a minute! Isn’t it supposed to be “out with the old, in with the new”? It seems like dealing with software upgrades is very much like a fashion trend that returns every 20 to 30 years. For a long time, software appeared to be innovative and groundbreaking. Now it appears that trends start to… Read More>

STUDY MANAGEMENT THROUGH THE ECOTOXICOLOGY LENS

July 13, 2015

Many consulting organizations specializing in ecotoxicology offer their clients study monitoring services. Waterborne’s Ecotoxicology Team has worked to redefine the service we offer to our clients in order to capture the comprehensive value of our study management. Although our staff is highly experienced in the process and nuances of monitoring laboratory and field studies, we… Read More>

PROTECTING OUR POLLINATORS

July 13, 2015

The long-standing regulatory requirements of the USEPA for pesticides are designed to protect beneficial insects such as bees. However, since reports of unusually high hive losses during the winter of 2006 to 2007 (many of which were attributed to what is now known as Colony Collapse Disorder), the USDA, USEPA and stakeholders have been focused… Read More>

NUTRIENT MODELING: ADDRESSING NUTRIENT LOSS REDUCTION STRATEGIES

July 13, 2015

Nutrient loss from production agriculture landscapes can represent a substantial threat to water quality. As policy and regulations in the Chesapeake Bay have impacted local-scale agriculture, Midwestern states such as Illinois, are taking action to develop a science-based voluntary approach that addresses nutrient loss reduction strategies. State and local efforts over the decades to control… Read More>

NIKKI MAPLES-REYNOLDS EXPANDS WATERBORNE’S TOXICOLOGY CAPABILITIES

July 13, 2015

We are pleased to announce Nikki Maples-Reynolds has joined Waterborne as a Toxicologist. Nikki joins us after 12 years of experience at ToxServices, LLC, ICF International, and the Cosmetic Ingredient Review where she specialized in toxicological hazard assessments, human and environmental risk assessments, product safety, regulatory compliance risk ranking, data gap analysis, and classification and… Read More>

MONITORING LOCAL WATERSHEDS, IMPROVING FEDERAL DATA

July 13, 2015

Waterborne Environmental is now a member of the Goose Creek Association; a 501(c)3 nonprofit founded in 1970 to protect the Goose Creek Watershed (a tributary to the Potomac River). The Goose Creek Association monitors a series of locations selected by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and each site is monitored chemically monthly and twice… Read More>