Category Archives: Seminars/Symposia

OSU Strawberry Plasticulture Field Night announced

Coming up on Wednesday, May 25, is the Strawberry Plasticulture Field Night hosted by Brad Bergefurd. The field night will held at Ohio State University South Centers in Piketon, Ohio.  Topics to be covered include: winter protection techniques israeli drip irrigation … Continue reading

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Enhancing Environmental Health Knowledge (EEK): Vectors and Public Health Pests Virtual Conference announced

EEK: Vectors and Public Health Pests Virtual Conference is designed to bring environmental health professionals together in a unique virtual environment to exchange information and discover new solutions to issues in vectors and public health pests and is funded through … Continue reading

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National Forum on Climate and Pests to debut

It is not uncommon for pests and climate to be cast in a negative light. Weather forecasters are questioned when they’re wrong. Climate scientists are critiqued for their models. Pests are rarely regarded as important until there are losses or … Continue reading

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PCT announces virtual bed bug conference

PCT magazine  announces the upcoming Virtual Bed Bug Conference, scheduled for April 13, from 1 to 5 p.m. (EST). Description: Bed bugs continue to keep phones ringing off the hook for pest control operators and this segment shows no signs of slowing … Continue reading

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Webinar: Goss’s Bacterial Wilt and Leaf Blight of Corn

April 2016 By Tamra Jackson-Ziems, Ph.D. Associate Professor Plant Pathologist University of Nebraska–Lincoln Email: tjackson3@unl.edu webinar link Open access until June 30, 2016 Summary: This presentation will familiarize consultants and producers with the corn disease, Goss’s bacterial wilt and blight. … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals: 5th National Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference

Soliciting Workshop Proposals Making Connections Toward Resiliency Portland, Oregon Nov. 30-Dec. 2, 2016 The 5th National Conference for Women in Sustainable Agriculture is calling for workshop proposal ideas that will build a rich program for our audience. This conference brings … Continue reading

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Strategic pest control theme runs strong at Nebraska Urban Pest Management conference

Lincoln, Neb. — Preventing pests from entering buildings and structures – rather than trying to control them once they’re in – is a key message from the 24th annual Urban Pest Management conference in Lincoln. Also at the Feb. 9-10 … Continue reading

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USDA to host training on Climate Change and Midwest Agriculture: Impacts, Challenges, & Opportunities

The USDA Midwest Regional Climate Hub, along with several partners, is hosting a training event titled “Climate Change and Midwest Agriculture: Impacts, Challenges, & Opportunities” on March 1-2 in Madison, WI. This in-person, hands-on training will highlight resources for integrating … Continue reading

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Lunch and Learn webinars by North Central Cropping System Academy teams announced

The Agricultural and Natural Resource Program Leaders of the North Central states invites you to a series of Lunch and Learn webinars  presented by six North Central Cropping System Academy teams on recently authored educational experiences/curriculum.  These webinars will occur … Continue reading

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Entomology presentations sought by NEHA

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) has put out a solicitation for Entomology presentations regarding vectors and vector control, as well as other related topics. They are pulling together a two-day online virtual conference for April. Registration is no charge! … Continue reading

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