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Spotted Wing Drosophila- Research Updates and Management

Event date/time: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
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These meetings are free and registration is required to virtually attend and to receive pesticide license recertification credits. Additionally, proof of participation is required by all state certifying agencies. Please be sure to participate in the in-session polls. Each license holder must register separately and participate on their own devices in order to receive their individual credits. Forms will be emailed  to each individual license holder within a week of the meeting. Please be sure to check your spam or junk folders as occasionally these communications are not recognized by your email host server.

This session will be recorded and posted to the UMass Extension Fruit Team YouTube chanel. Pesticide credits are only available to attendees who participate in the live session.

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Terence Bradshaw at (802)-922-2591 by 01/18/2022 so we may assist you.

A ZOOM meeting Hosted Online by Michael Basedow of the Essex County Cornell Cooperative Extension Program

Speakers will discuss how to monitor for SWD in berries and cherries, improved trapping techniques, recent work using behavior modifying treatments, including attract and kill and oviposition deterrents, and how to successfully utilize exclusion netting in berry crops.


11:45 am Check-in with Cornell Cooperative Extension for attendees requiring NYSDEC pesticide credits. Not required for holders of a license from a New England State. 

12:00 pm  Attendee sign-in

12:05 pm Presentation(s) begins 

Presentation(s) will be interrupted at approximate half-point to provide poll question(s) to attendees. These questions must be answered to receive pesticide credits. 

12:55 pm Question & Answer with presenter and meeting host(s). 

1:20 pm Final poll questions and evaluation. 

1:30 pm End


This session has been approved for 1.25 DEC credit in cats 1A, 10, and 22 and one New England pesticide recertification credit.

Speaker(s) / Instructor(s): 
Dr. Juliet Carroll, Fruit IPM Coordinator, NYSIPM, Nicholas Aflitto, Postdoc Research Associate, Cornell Agritech, and Laura McDermott Team Leader, Small Fruit and Vegetable Specialist, CCE ENYCHP
Contact's name: 
E Garofalo
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