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Insect Biology & Management Workshop

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Event date/time: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Event location: 
Fernald Hall Room 107, 270 Stockbridge Road, Amherst, MA 01002

Description:

Attendees of this workshop will:

  • Learn about insect biology and use microscopy to understand how insect pests damage crops.
  • Learn about insecticide modes of action, resistance issues in common New England pests, and how to avoid them, as well as ways to protect beneficial insects and pollinators.
  • Get updated on recent research results in insect management in the Northeast.
  • Leave class with a complete Integrated Pest Management plan for managing insects tailored to your farm.

Workshop is limited to 25 attendees.

*4 pesticide recertification credits are available for this workshop.

Instructors:

  • Anna Wallingford, University of New Hampshire Entomology & IPM Extension Specialist
  • Sue Scheufele, UMass Extension Vegetable Program

Registration: Click here to register for this workshop online.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, February 15, 12:00noon

$30, includes lunch and parking. Limited to 25 attendees. Pre-registration required. To register by phone, please call the UMass Vegetable Program at (413) 577-3976.

Mail payment or pay at the door. Bulk payments may be made if you are attending more than one workshop in this series or if you are paying for multiple attendees. Please make checks out to "UMass" and send to:

UMass Extension Vegetable Program
230 Stockbridge Rd.
French Hall Room 306
Amherst, MA 01003

Click here to request special accommodations for this event.

Questions? Contact the UMass Vegetable Program, umassveg@umass.edu, (413) 577-3976.


UMass Extension Vegetable Program 2019 Winter Workshop Series

This workshop is part of the UMass Extension Vegetable Program's 2019 winter workshop series. For more information on the other workshops in this series, see the links below.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019: Disease Biology & Management
Tuesday, February 26, 2019: Soils Part 1: Soil Testing & Nutrient Management Planning
Thursday, February 28, 2019: Soils Part 2: Soil Health, Cover Cropping, & Nutrient Management Planning
Tuesday, March 5, 2019: Funding Opportunities for Your Farm
Tuesday, March 12, 2019: Food Safety Planning

Contact's phone: 
(413) 577-3976
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