North Central Region Training Sessions
Stored Grain Integrated Pest Management in the North Central United States
September 12, 2014 -- Click here to register for this training session
Friday, September 12, 2014
10:00 a.m. to 1200 p.m. CT
The webinar will include:
• Biology and identification of key stored grain pests; basic of IPM for stored grain; proper fumigation—issues and challenges
o Tom Phillips, Professor of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
• Prevention of grain infestation: residual insecticides available and their proper application; strategic use of aeration for grain cooling and pest suppression
o Frank Arthur, Research Entomologist, USDA ARS, Manhattan, KS
• IPM for corn and other products in the upper Midwest: issues and challenges with grain drying and cooling; pest management for animal feed, ethanol and value-processed food
o Linda Mason, Professor of Entomology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Webinar participants will see and hear presentations by the three teachers and then have an opportunity for live questions and answers. Instructional materials will be provided via internet links.
Pre-registration is required. Participation will be limited to the first 200 computers. Hosting of viewing sites locally by Extension, government agencies, and private industry is encouraged.
Funding for this webinar is provided by USDA-NIFA through grants to the North Central Integrated Pest Management Center (2012-51120-20252 and 2011-51120-31160).
New Connection Newsletter Format
October 8, 2014 -- Click here to register for this training session
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
1:00 p.m. ET/ 12:00 p.m. CT
This webinar will provide information about the new WordPress format for the North Central IPM Center''s Connection Newsletter. The new format will allow individual contributors to post their articles at any time rather than waiting for the next issue of the newsletter. We believe this new format will facilitate the effective dissemination of important IPM programs and activities. Attendees will learn how to sign-up as a contributor and how to submit articles to the new Connection system.