Category Archives: Workshops

Workshop to help identify, monitor, and control bed bug infestations and other pest problems announced

On June 29, the Midwest Pesticide Action Center and Stop Pests for Housing will host a Protect Against Pests workshop to help you identify, monitor, and control bed bug infestations and other pest problems. This workshop caters to managers of … Continue reading

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Brown marmorated stink bug clinic for tree fruit growers, consultants and scouts in Michigan announced

Registration is now open for the June 22 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Clinic to learn all about managing this important new pest in Michigan peach and apple orchards. http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/brown_marmorated_stink_bug_clinic_for_tree_fruit_growers  

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News about roadside management and pollinators

Save the Date: Mark your calendars for the next Rights-of-Way as Habitat Working Group meeting at the University of Illinois-Chicago on Oct. 26 – 27, 2017. More information coming soon. Other upcoming events of interest: The Wildlife Habitat Council is … Continue reading

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Save the Date Our Farms, Our Future Conference The Next 30 Years of Sustainable Agriculture April 3-5, 2018

Our Farms, Our Future Conference The Next 30 Years of Sustainable Agriculture April 3-5, 2018 Hyatt Regency at the Arch Downtown St. Louis, Missouri Mark your calendars for an important national sustainable agriculture event one year from now, the Our … Continue reading

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PROTECT AGAINST PESTS: ILLINOIS 2017 and IPM program on bedbugs

JUNE 29, 2017 8:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. Wojcik Conference Center at Harper College 1200 W Algonquin Rd, Palatine, IL Featured Speaker: Dr. Dini MillerRegistration fee: $15 (Lunch & refreshments provided) To register, go to ilpestworkshop.bpt.me WHO SHOULD ATTEND –MANAGERS … Continue reading

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North American Invasive Species Forum to be broadcasted live

Next week’s North American Invasive Species Forum will be broadcasted live on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1-00fx2iFTprXsi9Vo8e52R31lqEUbhm   This includes the Invasive Species Data Sharing Workshop on Monday and the Forum presentations the rest of the week.   Thanks to the team … Continue reading

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Farmer veteran stakeholders conference unites military, agricultural communities

Farmer veterans from across the country came together recently at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, for the largest gathering of military veteran farmers in the nation. Three hundred farmer veterans, including the agricultural, governmental and nonprofit groups that … Continue reading

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BANR meeting on new technologies for agriculture production and research

The public is invited to attend an open afternoon session of the Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources (BANR) on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. The open session will explore two related themes: High-tech Innovations for Agriculture (with an overview presentation … Continue reading

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Maps & Apps Mobile Media Marketing Workshop planned by OSU

Coming up this week, on Thursday, Aug. 25, is our Maps & Apps Mobile Media Marketing workshop.  This is being hosted by the OSU Direct Agriculture Marketing Team. Come learn how to gain a degree of control with your owned, earned, … Continue reading

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Insect enthusiasts explore passion at BugMasters training

Photo right: UNL Extension educator Jonathan Larson instructs a group of BugMasters volunteers during a training session held in late July. Pam Galus, a retired science teacher from Omaha, has always been fascinated by how amazingly intricate insects can be. … Continue reading

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