Webinar on newest research on the value of habitat for pest management announced

Lacewing larva eating oleander aphid on swamp milkweed, Thelma Heidel-Baker.

Lacewing larva eating oleander aphid on swamp milkweed, Thelma Heidel-Baker.

Learn about the value of on-farm habitat for enhancing conservation biological control and the current scientific research that supports this natural pest control by attending a USDA webinar. The webinar is May 25, 2016 at 2 p.m. Eastern.

Join this webinar to learn about the benefits of creating on-farm habitat to support conservation biological control. The webinar will emphasize the most current scientific research on enhancing native beneficial insects and why maintaining habitat is so critical to these insects. Learn how adding diversity into agricultural cropland can provide the basic requirements to support these insects and how other farm management practices may have an impact.

Photo: Lacewing larva eating oleander aphid on swamp milkweed, Thelma Heidel-Baker.

This webinar is presented by the USDA NRCS East National Technology Support Center. Contact Holli Kuykendall, Ph.D., National Technology Specialist, for more information about this webinar including how to participate, go to this link.

Audio is Broadcast only | Live captions
NOTE: A “view” button will be available within one week of the live presentation date to access the on-demand recording of this webinar.
Related URLs: http://www.xerces.org/conservationbiocontrol/

 

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