ECOLOGICAL MANAGEMENT OF INSECT PESTS AND DISEASES IN VEGETABLES WORKSHOP AND FIELD DAY

ECOLOGICAL MANAGEMENT OF INSECT PESTS AND DISEASES IN VEGETABLES WORKSHOP AND FIELD DAY

8:00 A.M. Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Library Station, 2535 N Kansas Expy, Springfield, MO 65803

Followed by farm tour at

Millsap Farm, 6593 Emu Ln, Springfield, MO 65803

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Please RSVP Regina Thompson at

ThompsonR@lincolnu.edu

or call (573) 681-5312

Gain the knowledge and experience you need to manage pests using ecologically-based methods on your own farm! You are invited to participate in an upcoming Integrated Pest Management (IPM) workshop / field day led by:

Dr. Jaime Piñero, Lincoln University (LU) IPM Specialist

Dr. Zelalem Mersha, LU Plant Pathology Specialist

Mr. Patrick Byers, MU Regional Horticulture Specialist

Mr. Jacob Wilson, LU IPM Extension Associate

This FREE workshop and field day will demonstrate sustainable IPM approaches such as augmentative biological control, trap cropping, and cover crops.

Ecological Management of Insects Pests and Diseases in Vegetables Workshop and Field Day

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

8:00 – 8:30 A.M.: REGISTRATION

8:30 – 8:45 A.M.: Welcome and introductions

8:45 – 9:45 A.M. Mr. Patrick Byers : Disease or Deficiency How to Differentiate

9:45 – 10:45 A.M.: Dr. Zelalem Mersha: Coping with Bad Weather and Preventing Vegetable Diseases

10:45 – 11:00 A.M BREAK

11:00 – 11:45 A.M. Dr. Jaime Pinero: Farmscaping: enhancing biological control of insect pests

11:45 am – 12:15 P.M.: Mr. Jacob Wilson: Using trap cropping and mass trapping for insect pest management

12:30 – 1:30 P.M.: NETWORKING LUNCH at Millsap Farm (Lead by ISFOP staff)see below for directions

2:00 – 4:00 P.M.: Dr. Pinero: FIELD DAY with DEMONSTRATIONS OF ECOLOGICAL PEST MANAGEMENT (insectary plants, trap cropping, cover crops, identification of plant diseases and insect pests and beneficials).

8:00 A.M Library Station, 2535 N Kansas Expy, Springfield, MO

2:00 P.M. Millsap Farm

6593 Emu Ln

Springfield, MO 65803

Driving Directions to Millsap Farm

Directions: From Springfield, take Highway H/N. Glenstone avenue north. Turn left onto east farm road 68 then left onto Emu Lane.

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